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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Obituaries Christoe Harry C. Chfistoe, 95, 1214 Washington Ave., died At 0:60 p.m. Friday at Westwood Convalescent Convalescent Home, sioux City, Iowa, tie had been failing health for nine months. Mr. Christoe, a resident of Al ton for 7fi years, was the oldest living employe of Owens-Illinois Glass Co. At the time of his retirement as assistant person nel manager in August of 1953, lie had served at the company for 60 years. In 1952 he was presented presented a gold knive and watch chain in recognition of his years of servicet He was born July 24, 1874 in Zanesvilie, 111., son of the late James and Melissa Christoe. He attended Girard public schools and came to Alton shortly shortly after his graduation. His service service with Owens-Illinois began July 1,1892. In July, 1907, he was married married to the former Katherine Roesch, who died in August of 1963. He was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church where h»> served as an elder and was active in the men's organization. organization. Survivors include two daughters, daughters, Mr? Rodger F. Wilhert and Mrs Harry W. McClintock, both of Sioux City, Iowa; son, Eugene C., of Highland, HI.; a sister, Mrs. E. .1. Byron, of Alton; Alton; and five grandchildren. Friends may call Monday at Morrow-Quinn Mortuary. Rev. Henry Moore will be in charge of funeral services Tues^ day at Morrow-Quinn Mortuary, followed by burial in Upper Alton Alton Cemetery. Jouett and a niece, Mrs. Victoria Cop- pinget Pauley, of Pasadena. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at SS-Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Friends may call at the home from 4 till 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Milford Charles M. Milford, 85, 2825 Sanford, a resident of Alton for 35 years, died at 11:35 p.m., Friday. He had been in ill health for seven years and at Villa Terrace Terrace Nursing Home for three years. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bartholomew Milford, he was born Dec. 16, 1882 in Fieldon. Fieldon. While in Fieldori he farmed, later moving to St. Louis, he was a street car conductor. Af ter coming to Alton, Mr. Milford Milford was employed at Shell Oil Co. for 20 years. He was a member member of labor local 338. His wife, the former Blanche Moss, whom he married March 27, 1909, in St. Louis, preceded him in death in May of 1955. The last of 13 children of his family, he is survived by two sons, Chester and Charles, both of Alton; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Rev. Laurence Wagley will preside at services at 2 p.m. Monday at Gent Chapel followed followed by burial in Valhalla Memorial Memorial Park. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. Sunday at Gent Chapel. Oldham Area relatives have been In formed of the death of Rickey the In the 2—15 WE, ver our for those cerely 8 — near for 8—19 car, 8 — BACK and thing. 8—15 YARD GE Washer All West 9 _ FULL AF in 9 _ Saturday, merits. 10 near 10 — dog. 10 — per eel 10 — LOST Ann die.