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the news-palladium 4 mar 1963 page 12
Chapel Ganges died 410 a pastor cemetery. the she Webster one 77, who in at 8 F. 3, of of Ar- die At Age Of HERMAN WANINK LAWTON -- Herman Wanink, 56, of 820 Third street, well- known Lawtoh village councilman, councilman, died at 4 , p . m. an apparent heart attack while working in his garage on Main street here. Mr. Wanink had attended the Lions club minstrel show practice practice in the afternoon, in which he had a part in the chorus, was accompanied to the garage by his son-in-law, K. C. Doctor, who was visiting here. While working on his car, he was by the fatal attack and attempts by the local fire department squad and Dr. Arhur Parks to revive him failed. Mr. Wanink and his father, late John Wanink, operated the J. M. Wanink Implement Service Service here for many years, dealing in farm equipment, repairs, garage garage services and gas and oil. Following the death of his father in 1959, he became a full time school maintenance man, working working only in the garage part of the firm's building on school buses. He was a school bus for about 21 years. Mr. Wanink was active in every civic and church affair in the village. He was finishing second two-year term as village councilman and had refused to seek re-election. He was a member of St. Paul's Methodist church, the church board and the Lions club. Survivors include his widow, the former Martha Johnson, whom he married Dec. 31, 1930, in Chicago; a son, Harold of California; four daughters, Mrs. Audrey Russeau of St. Petersburg, Petersburg, Mich., Mrs, Martha Door and Mrs. Roberta Doctor of Elmhurst, HI., and Dorothy at home; his mother, Mrs. Mary Wanink of Lawton; two brothers, Raymond and James, and two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Grimes and Mrs. Marian Henderson, all of Illinois, and several grandchildren. grandchildren. The body is at the Prindle funeral home where funeral services will be held at 2 pjn. Wednesday.