Lester Colclasure

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Lester Colclasure - grandchildren. Mr. Vowter was a switchman for...
grandchildren. Mr. Vowter was a switchman for the Burlington - Northern Railroad 20 years, was a fire guard at Galesburg Mental Health Center 14 years and was a night policeman for the Knoxville Knoxville Police Department. He was a World War 1 Calvary veteran veteran and was a member of the Knoxville American Legion Post 749. Funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Martin-Trumbold Funeral Home, Knoxville, where friends may call Friday evening. evening. Dr. Joseph Hoffman, pastor pastor emeritus of First United Methodist Church, will officiate. officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Memorial Park Cemetery where military honors will be conducted. conducted. MARTIN ANDERSON JOY — Martin Anderson, 6S, of Joy Route 1, died Tuesday at 12:S0p.m. at the Mercer County Hospital, Aledo. He was born Jan. 6, 1912 in New Boston Township, Mercer County, and married Marie Mussbaum on Dec. 14, 1939 in Grand View, Iowa. She survives survives with a son, Dr. Evan E. Anderson, Richardson, Tex.; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry Mitchell, Aledo, and Mrs. Freddy Fisher, Bluefield, W. Va.; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Everett Welch, Aledo, Mrs. Lytle Lambert and Mrs. Merle Ball, both of New Boston; and his mother, Mrs. Mollie Anderson, Aledo. Mr. Anderson was a farmer and member of the New Boston Masonic Lodge 59. Funeral will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Reiser Chapel, Aledo, where friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Masonic services will be conducted conducted at 8 p.m. Rev. David Eadie, pastor of the Westmer Larger Parish, will officiate. Burial will be in the Eliza Creek Cemetery. LESTER L. COLCLASURE ALEDO — Lester L. Colclasure, Colclasure, 80, of Aledo, died at his home this morning of a heart ailment. He was born Jan. 19, 1897 in Xenia, III. and married Alvera Nelson on July 9,1928 in Aledo. She survives with two brothers, Clem Colclasure of Aurora, Ore., and Elliott of Burton, Wash.; a sister, Mrs. Thelma Mitchell, Woodburn, Ore. Mr. Colclasure farmed east of Aledo until retiring in 1961 when he moved into Aledo. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, was a World War I veteran, a member of the Aledo Masonic Lodge 252, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 126 at Aledo, the American Legion Legion Post 121 where he served as post commander in 1945, and was a member of the Farm Bureau. Funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Reiser Chapel, Aledo, where friends may call Friday from 7-9 p.m. Masonic rites will be conducted at 8 p.m. by the Aledo Lodge 252. Burial will be in the Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Coronary Care Unit of Mercer County Hospital, the family said. STANLEY H. BROWN OQUAWKA - Stanley H. Brown, 52, of Oquawka, died Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at his home. He was born July 18, 1925 in Westport, Minn., and married Ida Louise Col ley in Oquawka. She survives with four stepsons, stepsons, Jim Colley, Biggsville, and Charles, Joe and Dennis Colley, all of Oquawka; five stepdaughters, Ruby Miller, Coux, Minn., Peggy Venard, Monmouth, Ann Bostic, East Moline, Colleen Gorge and Delores Delores Brill, both of Oquawka; two brothers, Leland Brown, Mankato, Minn., and Vernon Brown, Lake Crystal, Minn.; two sisters, Lois Sason, Eugene, Ore., and Arlene Bailey of Georgia. Mr. Brown was educated in Minnesota. He was employed by the city of Oquawka and was a World War II Army and Navy

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  1. Galesburg Register-Mail,
  2. 02 Nov 1977, Wed,
  3. Page 11

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