Henry West obit
an dry The to HENRY K, WEST DEAD AFTER SHORT ILLNESS Ballroti Rate Clerk for Many Tears, Later Jeerm Employee, ". . A ' Passea Away " Henry K. West, for thirty-five employed as rpte clerk at the in Central and Soo freight depot his city, and for the pzst five n charge of be packing depattment t the Joerns furniture factory, died 1:15 o'clock Monday night at hlft ome, 417 Dixon street. His illness was of very short duration, starting ast Saturday evening with severe rains and continuing almost incessant- y until he passed away,. A consulta- lon of physicians was held on Monay Monay and they decided that he suffer- d with peritonitis. Prior to a few ays ago, he had enjoyed excellent ealth and therefore the news of eath was a great shock to all knew him. Mr. West's birthplace was East bias. Maine, and the date February 1858, making him nearly 64 years f age. He came to Stevens Point ears ago and shortly afterwards epted employment with the Wisconsin Central as baggageman. HI* promo- Ion to rate clerk came In a short nd he proved almost Invaluable In his position. On February 10. 1883, Mr. West was married to Mary J. Sutton of ity, and they had one son. Harry, who died during the Influenza epidemic hree years ago. Two grandchildren re living. The deceased aim leaves a brother. Wm. E. West of this and one sister. Mrs. Emma Rollins of Marietta. Oklahoma. Another sister sister died In New York taut spring. Unless other arrangements are made, funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon, with burial In Forest cemetery.