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Frocport Consistory and Co-ordinate Co-ordinate bodies and the Eastern Star. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home, West Lincoln boulevard, and at 2:30 o'clock at the First Methodist Methodist Episcopal church with Rev. E. W. Dunlavy, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made In Oakland cemetery, The Masons will have charge of services at the grave. August Wolf, Spokane,'Wash. Word was received here today of the death of August Wolf, a former resident of Freeport and for several year publicity man for tho North Ridge Brush company, which occurred occurred at his homo In Spokane, Wash., following a lingering illness. illness. Mr. Wolf, who Insisted he was 'only a publicity man," Inaugurated Inaugurated a Spokane publicity campaign more than 29 years ago and from 1000 to 1012 was with the Spokane chamber of commerce. Mr. Wolf was a man of exceptional exceptional character, J. H. Nortrlclgc said today upon learning of his death. Wolf was connected with the North Ridge Brush company as publicity man and letter critic from 1918 to 1022, and returned in 1925 and 1926. He was one of the most loyal and faithful workers ever connected connected with the company, Mr. Nortridge said. He was a tireless worker and always optimistic, a man who believed in boosting the company for which he was cm- ployed. While with the North Ridge Brush company, Mr. Nortridge said, Wolf would work far into the night, writing optimistic articles on the future of Frccpoft. He did a great deal of publicity work for tho Ro- -ary club, chamber of commerce and many other civic and fraternal organizations, organizations, accepting no pay for his services to the community. Mr. Wolf's greatest work was the compiling of 1504 letters, covering every phase of arguments for carry- ng life Insurance. He is survived by his widow, a son, Douglas, employed in the post, office department at Washington, D. C., who wns at Spokane at the ;lme of his father's death. He will :>o remembered by many Freeport citizens. Henry Vcnnckoll Word was received by Precport •datives of the denth 'of Henry Vennckolt, who passed away at the ionic of his son at Townsend, Mont., Sunday, Aug. 25. Funeral services wore hold today at Charles City, la., and his half brother, H. 3. Carter, East Iroquols street, left 'esterday to bo present at the services. services. He accompanied Mr. nnd Mrs. Young of Charlottesvllle, N. C,. on-in-lnw and daughter of the Iccensed. Henry Vennekolt wns born nnd ived until nfter his marriage to vtiss Martha Sundmolor at Pearl City nnd will be remembered by nnny of tho older residents of that •illnsc. Ills wife preceded him in eath several years «go. Ho i.s survived survived by one son nnd four daughters. daughters. I'rank l-oscl, IW. Carroll Ml. Carroll, 111., Aug. 28—Frank IirRol, 04, of Mt. Carroll, died late Tue.sdtiy afternoon while at. work on the Mrs. Sarah Davis farm, in Ha loin township. Mr. Legel suffered n. heart attack nbout 4 o'clock yesterday yesterday afternoon nnd wns carried Into the house. A physician was summoned and shortly after hjs arrival arrival Mr. Legcl passed away. Funeral services are to be held from the Franks Brothers funeral home in Mt. Carroll at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon with Rev, J. H. Fetterolf, of the Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be made in Oak Hill cemetery. Mr. Lcgcl is survived by his widow, widow, four sons, Glenn, Louis and Howard, of Rockford; George, of Massbach; one daughter, Miss Grace Lcgel, of Rock Falls; four brothers, George, of Crystal Lake; William, of Lanark; John, of Rock Falls, and Louis, of Fulton, and four sisters, Mrs. Benjamin Warfield, of Mt. Carroll; Mrs. Harry Force, of Lanark; Mrs. Jesse McKee, of Morrison, Morrison, and Mrs. Joseph Reedcr, of Clinton, la. Mrs. Amy Everly Polo, Aug. 28—Mrs. Amy Kverly, widow of the late Theopolls Everly, passed away this morning at 6 o'clock at her farm home, near Pennsylvania corners, southeast of the city. Mrs. Everly was 87 years old and was born In Maryland but sixty years of her life had been passed in this vicinity. Her husband preceded her In death twenty years ago. She Is survived by six sons, Edward, living living a.t home; Harry and Frank of Pine Creek township; Daniel, Polo; Solon, Rock Falls, and Walter, who resides In California, and two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, Waterloo, la., and Mrs. Anna Bauthman, of South Dakota. A brother, Frank Travis, lives in Polo. Funeral services will be held Friday Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home and at 2:30 at the Pine Creek Church of the Brethren. Interment Will be made in the adjoining cemetery. cemetery. Miss Vcillie Prowant, Chadwick Chadwick. 111., Aug. 28.—Miss Vollie Prowant, 48, died yestreday at the home of her parents following following a lingering illness. Surviving, besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Prowant, are three sisters, Mrs. Beulah Hoak of Chadwick, Mrs. Paul Germany of Compton, Calif., and Mrs. Merlyn Miller of Emporia, Kas.; and seven brothers. Arlie of Long Beach, Calif., John of Hickman, Calif., Forest of Catalina Island, Calif., and Alvin, Voyle, Frank and Fred, all of Chadwick. One brother is dead. FUNERALS Mrs. Viola Oriswold, Oregon Oregon, 111., Aug. 28—Funeral services services for the lato Mrs. Viola Gris- wolcl, wife of William Grlswold, who died ut her homo In Oregon, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon afternoon from the residence with Rev. J. E. Dale, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be made in Paynes Point cemetery. Mrs. Joseph Krtnier Funeral .services for the late Mrs. Joseph Ertmer were held at 9:30 o'clock this morning from St.

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 28 Aug 1935, Wed,
  3. Page 14

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