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Leslie, Michigan: Tombstone of the Cream-of-Wheat Man

The small headstone is engraved with his familiar face, wearing a puffy chef's hat and a big grin.

Woodlawn Cemetery

Address:
190 Oak St., Leslie, MI
Directions:
Woodlawn Cemetery is on Adams St., east of Main St. Plot 310. The stone is immediately to the right of where the path from the old gravel entrance -- not the paved auto entrance -- forks. In front of Woodman family plot.
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Tombstone of the Cream-of-Wheat Man

Fairly easy to find, and there's a plot map at the front that can assist.

[Joe, 03/28/2023]
Tombstone Of Cream Of Wheat Man

The old cemetery gravel road entrance you need to use is next to/parallel to the main paved entrance (There are other gravel entrances as well). The Cream-of-Wheat-Man's grave will be one of the first on the right.

[Ann Allison, 06/24/2022]

Grave of Frank L. White.

Tombstone of the Cream-of-Wheat Man

The tombstone has been well taken care of according to the plants around it. The red flowers were pretty, too. It was really easy to find!

[Ducks5921, 09/04/2018]

Cream of Wheat man grave.

Tombstone of the Cream-of-Wheat Man

The Roadside America directions, along with Ms. Hothem's tip, made it very easy to find this grave. The gravel entrance is one tenth of a mile from the intersection of Main and Adams. The photo shows our quirky touch to the site, but not wanting to show any disrespect to Mr. White, my husband said a few kind words in his memory before we left.

[Deborah Bieman, 09/04/2012]
Cream of Wheat Man's Grave

The grave marker is small, rose granite. It is close to the gravel road, in front of the Woodman family grave area. We saw a small rose colored urn planted with flowers next to it and two variegated hosta plants in front of the maker, making it a little hard to find. But it is worth the search.

Check out the great wooden playground just south of here on Main Street, public restrooms open until 6 pm.

[JoEllen Hothem, 08/05/2011]

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