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Second Death in Family in Three Weeks - Mrs Joseph Pratt of this city was called to Girard Saturday the death of her brother-in-law Emmanuel Garbett whose death occurred from double pneumonia. Mrs Pratt was called to that city three weeks ago on account of the death of her mother Mrs Martin. [Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Monday, July 11, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]


The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Hattie Gerdes who died on Saturday morning at the family home on Walnut street were conducted Tuesday afternoon from St. Aloysius' church, Rev. Fr. Telken officiating. Mrs. Gerdes was the daughter of Amil Berger of Litchfield, she was born in Carlinville and grew to womanhood in Litchfield. She was united in marriage to George Gerdes and since that time they have lived in Decatur, Springfield and St. Louis. She leaves besides her husband and father, two sisters, Rose and Anna of Litchfield and one brother, George of St. Louis. [Macoupin County Enquirer, September 25, 1912, Donated by


A Former Hornsby Boy Is Dead
Levi Gimlin the 9 year old son of Mr and Mrs L E Gimlin formerly of Hornsby but now of Wellston, Missouri died Saturday at the Missouri Baptist Sanitarium. He leaves his parents. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery this afternoon.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Montgomery Co, IL - Monday, May 28, 1928 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

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