George Fitch (1848-1896)
FUNERAL OF GEO. FITCH. Services at Berlin Today Burial Bere Tomorrow, Berlin, Wis., April l.-The l.-The l.-The funeral ser vices over the remains of the late George Fitch were held here at two o'clock this afternoon. By proclamation of the mayor places of business were closed from li till 3:30. The attendance at the funeral was ver7 large. In fact only a small por- por- tion of those who attended were able to get Into the residence where the services were held. The services were very brief. They were conducted by Rev. Charles A. Payne, pastor of Union church, who read from the fourteenth chapter of John There was a single solo by Mrs. A. L. Bu-ell, Bu-ell, Bu-ell, "Come Unto Me," after which the minister made a few remarks and closed with a prayer. Other than J. H. Porter of Oshkosh, father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law of the deceased. the following prominent persons were among those present from other cities Henry Casson, secretary of state; W. H. Mylrea, attorney general; D. J. McKenzle, state railroad commissioner; J. T. Ellar son, state game warden; J. M. Ewlng, secretary of the Republican state central committee; Henry Fink, Charles Pflster and Senator John C. Officer of Mllwau kee; C. A. Coon of Marsh field; Gabe Bouek, Charles Barber, Dr. Russell, Mrs J. J. Moore and R.H. Hackett of Oshkosh; C. E. Whelan ot Madison; Arthur J. Kirk wood and wife and Frank W. Stanley of Chicago, Assemblyman Clark of Prince ton; T. J. Flemmlng, secretary of the Slate Agricultural society. The city offi cers and members of the common council attended In a body. The floral trib- trib- utes were many and very profuse. Some very elegant set pieces were among them. The remains will leave here at 9:15 tomorrow for Oshkosh, where the Inter' tnent will take place. The remains of the late George Fitch of Berlin will arrive In Oshkosh at 11:20 to. morrow morning over the St. Paul road and will be taken to Riverside cemetery for Interment, Rev, Mr. Haft of Trinity church conducting the services at the Brave. The pall bearers will be directors of the Oshkosh National bank.