O. H. P. Askren death & funeral notice
O. H. P. Askren, age 84 years, died of Bright's disease at his home at 216 North Sixth street last Wednesday. The deceased came to Atchison in 1859, and was a carpenter by trade. He had worked in nearly all the wagon shops in Atchison. For several years past he made his living by repairing eane chairs. Three sons and two daughters survive him. The funeral occurred at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Hilton conducting the services. Peter Urie, Charles Farwell, Mart Miller, S. D. D. Smith, Warren Casey and D. C. Starr acted as pall bearers.