Joseph Kinney

The Pekin Daily Times, Thursday, August 19, 1932

Third Stroke is Fatal to Joseph Kinney, Aged 79
Joseph Franklin Kinney _____ died at his home, 218 Fayette street last night [August 18, 1932] at 9 o'clock _____. His death followed a paralyzing stroke with which he was seized yesterday morning, the third stroke he suffered.

He was the son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Faith Kinney and was born August 8, 1853. His marriage, which was to Mary Hawkins took place in Petersburg and her death occurred Sept. 15, 1927. A son, John R. Kinney, also preceded the father in death.

He is survived by two sons, George E. and Henry C. Kinney _____ of Pekin, one daughter, Mrs. Opal Hinds, Pleasant Plains, two brothers, James Kinney ______ Petersburg, and John Kinney, Iowa City, Ia. He also leaves ten grandchildren. He was a coal miner by occupation.

The funeral will be held at the Kuecks funeral home Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock _____. Services will be in ____ Rev. C.F.W. Smith _____ will be in Lakeside? ______.

[Note: the microfilm is of very poor quality, which explains the many blank spaces. While the obituary and Joseph's death certificate lists Lakeside Cemetery as the place of burial, there is no record of him being buried there. Joseph's wife was returned to Petersburg, IL for burial at the Rose Hill Cemetery but there is no record of Joseph being buried there either.]

Contributed by Carole Martin