Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph
Diphtheria Fatal Raymond Edward Holford, 3, ,aon of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Holford, died at 7 a. m. today at the family home, 1516 Macfc street, after an illness of three days. His death was attributed. to diphtheria. The condition of the child had not been serious until this morning when he unexpectedly took a turn for the worse. A physician was called and his illness was diagnosed as diphtheria. Besides the parents one sister, Mary, arid two brothers, Forest and Lynn, survive. He also leaves his grandfather, Lawrence' Word of Klmberly, Idaho. The funeral will be -held Saturday at 1 p. :m. from the residence. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.