Closing Store 1976
^ :: 5 . « John and Sort ha Vaughan Closing store MANISTIQUE — Sometime early in November, John's Market here will close its doors. Owners John and Bertha Vaughan plan to continue residency in Manistique and do a “little bit of traveling." Vaughan said he also plans to work on his timber lands and enjoy his hunting camp. The couple has owned the grocery for 31 years and has established a reputation for quality meats and personalized service. They purchased the store in 1M5 in partnership with John and Ruth Anderson and, after three years, purchased the Andersens' interest. Vaughan has always been interested in the food business. He began his career with the late Sam Hankin while still in high school. He also worked for grocer Adam Heinz and Weber and Vaughan's Food Market. In 1942. he entered military service and was assigned work as a mess sergeant. Mrs. Vaughan, the former Bertha Linderoth Linderoth of Manistique. worked as a bookkeeper for Barker's Bakery and Our Own Bakery during World War II. She was the first manager of a local women s dress shop in the late 1940s and joined her husband in the grocery store in 1955 The couple has one son. David, who is the owner of Cinema I and II. and a foster daughter, Mrs. Betty Castle oi Lansing, who is assistant director of Indian Affairs for the St ate of Michigan.