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Dark blue ribbon with gold lettering that reads "BRAMBLEWOOD HUNTER TRIALS, AUGUST 23, 1947".
Bramblewood was the estate of Charles Kirchen, 1081 Ottawa Beach Road.

Charles Kirchen was born in Houghton, MI on 5-3-1876 to John P. Kirchen and Augusta Haefer. Charles married Marguerite E. Hummer (1888-1971) in Grand Rapids, MI on 6-20-1912.

From 1921 to 1940 they lived in Holland, MI at 162 West 12th Street. By 1942 they had moved into their new home at 1081 Ottawa Beach Road in Park Township. Charles passed away on 4-27-1951 in Holland, MI.

Charles was the 2nd president of the West Michigan Furniture Company.

Gift of
Robert Fitzgerald, Jr. & Melinda Fitzgerald Bauman in loving memory of their mother Peggy Kirchen Fitzgerald