Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on May 3, 1954 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, May 3, 1954
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MONDAY, MAY 3, 1954 —^^^^•^•••^•^^^••^^^M Obituary George W. Lang George Weigler Lang, 78, a retired Standard Oil Co. em- ploye and a member of an old Alton family, died Sunday a 8:55 a. m. in St. Anthony's Infirmary. Mr. Lang entered the infirm ary April 29, and the day after his admittance there he suffered a. cerebral hemorrhage from which he failed to rally. Previously he had suffered a heart attack and had been a patien in a hosptal. t He was one of the early em ployos of Standard at the Wood River refinery, having gone to work there in October of 1907 when the plant was being con structed. From 1908 until 192< he was connected with the light oils division as foreman. • Then he was placed in charge of the salvage division where he worked until he retired. .'•tie .had; been honored for 30 ye$rs,' ; 'Continuous service with th*; company before his retirement. ; - His'.first job was as day clerk in the old Madison Hotel, a po- siGbifche held for two years before-going to work at the oil refinery. :/A"son 6£ the late James K. and Minnie Weigler Lang, he was born in-Alton, Oct. 20, 1875. He had resided almost all of his life in tHe Alton-Wood River area;'with exception of 10 yeiars in California, where he went frith his wife, after his retirement; for benefit of her health. - He had been active in the Episcopal Church and while residing, in Wood River had helped to-;oifganize: the Episcopal Church there. He also belonged to Pia£a Lodge.of A, F.-^ft; A.JV1, •; ^His' wfife* Jme Tfbrmer" '"Miss Helen Wash', to whom he was married ; in; 1917, died in 1950 in California. After the death .of his wife, Mr.'. Lang had made his home with a sister, Mrs. H. S. (Florence) .Baker of 625 East Fifteenth St. Mr. Lang was fond of children and to those in the neighborhood where he lived he was affectionately known as "Uncle George." With exception of his sister, his only otheR, survivor is a .cousin, Mrs. W. C.-Gates of Alton. He was the last grandson of the late George H, Weigler, for many f years a,i distinguished citizen of Alton who for-a long time served in public office. "Squire" Weigler, as he was known, had large property interests in Alton including a building at Broadway and Henry streets remodeled within the last few years and now known as the Elfgen building. He conducted a drug store there. The body has been moved from Morrow-JQuinh mortuary to the residence"of hisi sister, Mrs. Baker, where friends may call after 7 p. m. today, Episcopal funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a. m. at the Baker residence. Burial will be in Alton cemetery. Mrs. Ruth Young " ^v.i GREENFIELD — Mrs. Ruth , Maude Young, 82, who had been making her home with a daughter Mrs. Harold garrison, four miles north of Greenfield, died at 6:10 a. m. today in a hospital at Jacksonville. She had been a patient thewrfor two weeks. . A daughter of the late Robert and Louisa Snyder Garr, »he wa* born Oct. 16, 1171, In Button, Nebr. Her husband Luther N, young to whom •!» was married Dec. 26, 1894, died in 1937, She hid fived in Misssoorl afid Kansas until 1935 when she re turned to Greenfield to make her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Gam son. Surviving; in addition to Mrs Garrison, are a son, Lewis L Young of TjJlsa, Okla., two sis ters, Mrs. Lilhe B. Owen of Ash 1 a n <1, Ore., afjd Mrs. Emma Riggs, Niota*S, Kan. A daughter a twhi sister of Lewis L. Young died in 1950. the body is at Shields Me mortal where members of her family will meet frieftds from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p m Tuesday. Funeral rites will be conducted Wednesday at 1:3( p. m. at the funeral h6me by the Rev. Ruth Nicklin of White Hall Christian Church. Buria will be in City Cemetery White Hall. Carl W. Beall Cdlrl W. Beall, 64, of 534 E Sixteenth -Stn whose grandfather and namesake, the late C. w Beall, was founder of Beall Bros in Alton, died at 1 ;30 p. m. Sun day in St. Anthony's Infirmary He had been ill since April 9 and a patient in St. Joseph's Hospital at two different times before entering the infirmary nine days ago. Beall, who was asssociated in the business founded by his grandfather, and later manager of Beall Bros. Supply Co., a branch of Beall Bros., was born in Alton, Oct. 9, 1889, a son o the late J. Wesley Beall, and Mrs. Elizabeth Percival Beall He attended the Alton school, and while at Alton High Schoo was prominent in athletics, play ing on both the basketball and football teams. He was a mem ber of the only unbeaten basket ball team Alton High School had. He also had played baseball with independent teams in Alton rea Following his graduation from Alton High, he attended Culver Military Academy and was grad uated in 1911 from University o Illinois;School of Engineering. He was a member of Sigma Chi fra ternity. After his graduation from the engineering school, he worked at Beall Bros, and later was manager of Beall Bros. Supply Co. He also .had been with Mid- .land Supply Co. at East St. Louis and .during Worjd War II with the U.S. Defense Plant in St. Louis. For the past six months he had been a salesman for American Radiator. Standard San itation af East St. Louis. Since April 9, when he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, he n.unable to work and hac been^hospitalized the greater parl of the "time. Mr. Beall had been active in the Masonic Lodge. He was a past master of Piasa Lodge; a member of the consistory and bi Ainad Temple; of the Chapter, Counsel and Commandry, and belonged to the Cibara Club. He was a member of the Elks Club. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Mary Beale, to whom he was married Oct. 30 1912, at Versailles, ,Mo., a son, John Beall, Alton, and a daughter, Mrs. Fred Peiper of Tulsa Okla.. (twins), his mother; i brother. Percy Beall, and a sis ter, Miss Ethel Beall, Alton, and two grandchildren. Mrs. Peiper arrivpr! in Alton Sunday by plane. Funral .rites will be conducted Tuesday a,t 2 p. m. in Gent Fu neral Home by the Rev. Hugh, Episcopal rector. Burial will be in Upper Alton cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home after 7 p. m. today. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7:30 p. m, today at the funeral home and .members of the Cibara Club wilj assemble at the club at 7 p. m. to go in a body to the funeral home to pay their respects to the 'memory of Mr, BeaU.' ' *v '. Frank Romanko Frank Romanko, native of Kramyanets Vulniski, Russia, who settled in Alton in 1914, died at 8:35 p. m. Sunday j n St. Joseph's Hospital. He became ill Wednesday and was admitted to the hospital.Saturday, An employe of Owens-Illinois Glass Co, for ,11 ye*rs, Mr, Ro- nanko left the company Jn 1925 to go into the scrap paper business, from which, he retired in IMS. Serving the merchants in Alton for many yean, he was a well known figure in the bos), ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH rress district, and was a resMient on the Godfrey Road stnre cowing here. He was a member of the Rosnian Greek OrtnwSo* Church. His 'widow, Mrs. CaftosMfte Wetfhuronk, to whom he was was married ttov. 21, 19W, in Rosssta survives as do two SOYW, Henry at home atid Peter of 2t<m; 'four daughters, Mrs. Guadulope Rojo, Wautcegan, Mrs. Paul Price, Alton", Mrs fteflja- in F. Winter, Beioit, Kan., and Mrs. tfcvtd Rose ot D«ratf, 16 grandchildren, and one grtat- gfartdchtld. The body is at Gent Funeral Home where frfemfa may call after 7 p. m. Tuesday, add where rites will be held Wednesday at 3 p. m. Interment 'will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. John H. Bench John Henry Rench, who would have been eligible for retirement from Standard Oil Co. in Jah- uary«at 65, died Saturday at Old RippJey, a community 25 miles east of Alton. Born in Vandalia, Jan. H 1890, Mr. Rench had lived in this area for many years, but had purchased the place in Old Rlppley in anticipation of his retirement. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rench, a son Eugene of Alton, and three grandchildren v Funeral rites will be Tuesday at 11 a. m. at the Body Of Christ Church, Wood River, followed-by interment in Brown Cemetery, Old Rippley. The body will be moved from Dewey Funeral Home, Greenvillle, to the residence in Old Rippley where friends may call. . S. Randolph In ill health for four years and a patient in a nursing home for more than two years, Nathaniel Samuel Randolph of 613 Blair Ave. died Sunday in Villa Terrace Convalescent Home at 7 p. m. as he was neat-ing his 73rd birthday. Randolph, a retired Western Cartrdige Co. employe, and a member of the firm's Quarter Century Club, had resided in Alton for more than 26 years, moving here from Chester. He was born May 5, 1881, in Polk County, a son of the late William Johnson and Nancy Gullet Randolph. In July of 1906 he was married to Maud Miller. Their wedding took place in the parsonage of First Presbyterian Church, Alton. For the past 26 years Mr. and Mrs. Randolph had resided at the Blair Ave. home. Surviving in addition to his widow are two daughters, Mrs. A. L. Lindblad and Mrs... Ber- tend PaW,-Alton; two brothers, B. E. Randolph Granite City and Leo of Junction City, Kans., two sisters, Mrs. R. o. Hutchinson, Cookeville, Tenn., and Mrs. F. j. Erhardt, Kansas City, Mo., and three grandchildren, Patricia, Randolph and Ronald Lindblad, Alton. The body is at Gent Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p. m. Tuesday. Funeral rites will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday at 1:30 p. m., after which interment will take place-in Upper Alton Cemetery. ..-'£••'.''•.•. ' ., ., Mrs. ^ Brjnkman Mrs. Laura Bririkman, 67, who had been making her home for several y$ars with a son-in-Jaw and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Omar G. Creech, 1310 Washington Ave,,^died Sunday in Alton Memorial ^Hospital. She-had been ill for some time and two, years ago had undergone surgical treatment for amputation of a leg. Mrs, Brjnkman, the widow of August Brinkman, ,was born in Calhoun County, and had resided at Batchtown -where she had maintained a home until time of death. Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Elias Simpson. Surviving in addition to her daughter, Mrs. Creech, are six other daughters, Mrs. Viola Kress, Mrs. Hilda Franke, Mrs. Muesetta Seimer and Mrs. Helen Bussen, Batchtown; Mrs. Emmn Garrison, St. Louis, and Mrs. Loraine Haynes, Lake Worth, Fla., and a son, August Brinkman, Jerseyville, The body has been taken to her home in Batchtown where friends may call after 2 p.m. today CST). Funeral rites will be conducted Wednesday at J p.m. n the Batchtown Lutheran OUft DCPINDAILC SERVICE NATION WIPE You nerd neyer tntruit your lotted onei to stranger* If you tver hove need of oyr service,,, auiuscoiucr Our lervtet will Instantly begin in your bfhplf, N* M«f trr Whin VPU May If- Quit It » Ifurii* V,?w frt f INIRAl NtMl Church. ftartal wffl be tn son cemetery. Mrs. P, Kackley Mrs. Pansy KacMey, 76, mother of Mrs. Russell Wooff of Alton, died Sunday, at 8 a.m. at Lincoln. '" ' ' Surviving Mrs. Kackfey m addition to her daughter, Mrs. Wooff. are another daughter, Mrs. Mildred Hartless of Peoria: three grandchildren, and four great-gr«fldc Mhjhferi. the body Is at Wright Funeral Home, Lincoln; where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in £ton Cemetery, at Ltneolfl W. 0. Hamilton William Otto Hamilton, 72, a retired Owens-Illinois Glass Co. employe, died at 10:47 a.m. today in Altoft Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He resided af 1308 Milton Rd. Hamilton, who retired in 1949. was bom in Jersey County, but had spent nearly all of his life in Alton. His wife, the former Edith Ingle, died in 1920. Surviving are R son, Cart, Alton; two brothers, Frank, Fosterburg Rd., and James, Litchfield; four sisters. Mrs. Ida Han- soft, Mrs. NeIKe DeBdw. and Mfs. EfteRfcefh £*?hnet, Alton, and Mrs. Julia Atkins, Godfrey, and sf * gratfdehifdrpn. The body is ft;. Streeper Funeral Home where friends may can iftet 2 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral i-ites will be conducted ^etfrafsdsy at 2 p.m. at the ftmefal home by the ftev. H. K. Miller, .pastor of Brown Street Baptist Church. Arthur N. Reed Arthur N. (t)oc> Reed, 74, a retired Owens-Illinois Glnsss Co., employe and vard man in recent years at tht (tterenre Hale home 2302 State St., died Sunday at 10:39 aViri. in St. Joseph's Hos- pftal. Reed had been in fair health until last Thmsflay when he suffered a paralytic fetroke and was moved to the hospital. He enjoyed working outdoors and after his 1932 from 6w*ns.Illinois,Giasss Co., he had beeen at the Hale place where he looked after riding horses and attended to light chores about the place. A native of Elsah, he was horn Aug. 14, 1879, a son of Hie late Mr. and Mrs. John Reed. He came to Alton 40 years ago from Elsah. jj^^g^^ J^.*^^^^^ ^^^* irever niairieu ano his only fiwwsftete mVtoot fs 8 toofhtf , E(Jg& H. ftfgf Of Af- fon. the bwfr is it Stttiw Home wfteif* friends may call af- te* 1:» & m. today. fftes *ifi be coMwtefl at 2 p. m. at the fowral By OK Rev. J. A. Hatefj*r, pla- ter bt PTKSples Baptist cMrcft. F. J. Stadclman BUNKER HILL (Special) *Fred J. Stadelmaft, 82, dfed Saturday at the home t>f his daughter, Misss Helen Stadefmait in St. Louis, after a long lllnesss. S t a d e I m a n was born in Luzerne, Switzerland, Sept. 1, 18?1 and lived in Bunker Hill .for many years, nvjvlng to reside with hi» daughter about sev* en years ago. He was a cetlrW farmer and had served on the police force here. His wife was the former Ellen Margaret Ca* ,sey and preceded him in death. He is survived by four daughters, Helen and Alice Jelkyf, St. Louis, Agnes Martin Chicago and Marie Bllley, Colllnsville; three sos, Joseph, Denver, Cold., Tom, Bunker Hill and l-aurenee, St. Louis} one sister. Mrs. Helen Cardwel), St. Louis'; one brother, •foe, Chicago, and nine grand- and five great grand- FrfeUds may eaB at the fu- «tr*l home here tfntfi ftffit ot the fatteraf at 9 a. m. fmsday at 81 Maty's Catholic CJitrrch Wth fftt Rev. Father T. J. ttetffnfort iff chatge. Buttal wfff Be m St. Male's Cemetary, the tosftry will fte recited at 8:30 tftft eve- rting. George Huebner an iflness of two .wars, Gebrg* H. Htf*bt»t r 68, a retired Illinois fetfftWual Railroad Co, empfriye, (ffed at 3:30 a. m. today at the hotne 61 a brother, Edwarft H. Huebner, 237 Longfellow Ave. Huebner, who had been with Illinois Terminal fot 30, years had been a rate clerk at the Wood River freight office, at the time oi his retirement. • He was bom March '3, 1888 at Oldenbufg, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Huebner, He had resided in Alton for the past 36 years. Surviving in addition to his b»r p t h e r Edward, is another brother, William H. Huebner, of Alton. Mr'. Huebner was a member 6f Evangelical arid Reformed Church. The Rev. Leonard 150 at Wfcytes* UM View Seine aM fifty person* signed the gtrest book son- day at a dedication service at tfos EWt Vfe% fikJffle, 285 B. Elhi St., which was termerty thl C» r*d Ntfrsfng Bteme tmtil ft wfta boaght last November by Mr. an* Mrs. Frank Whyte. Site. Frank (Oena) 1 Whyte, S7, M-i practtcai tJufse. Mr. Whyte, 7^, was ftfrmerly emptdycd wftH thetity paries. f!te hofne "was oWJcated for sen-ice to the Lbtd," said Mrs. Whyte. There afie 19 residents now at the hwne. the program opened at 2:30 p.m. Five ministers of the area delivered "sermonettes." Included in the musical part of the program was H vocal solo by Mrs. Leda Hurley. "Bless This House." Following the dedication, Mrs. Whyte received a flag from the Ladies of the GAR. Guests then inspected the Home. the planet "Venus often can be seen in broad daylight. Todd will conduct funeral rites Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Morrow- Quintt Mortuary. Friends may rail at the, mortuary after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. ForTnrkty ndal efal »te mter Adnaft party a smashing VN$ttif)> fOily-** possibly W pet «W « »* seats in th* K of CMetrtW* Commnnion Members of AIt8» Knights ot Cortin.hun, Holy Communfett tft a b«jh/, San* day, at 7:30 mass at Si Patrick's Church. Father fete? tweohoe was celebrant ot the IntlsiWi. , After mass, breakfast ^fras served at the school hafl by th« Altar Society ot th« : ^t Gfand Knight John ta«h sided at the after-breaRflrt gram. Welcome was extended by Father John CrossoH, fMitor. The speaker was Joseph J. Dromgoole, who was introduced by E. P. Long. The eyes of crabs arts- ttC in movable stalks. in in in Ford's new 1^0-h.p. Y-bloek V-8 is tKe most modern in tK« automobile industry . . .the only V*8 in the low-price fieldl And Ford'i 115- h.p. I-block Six is the industry's newest Six. Both of these engines give you the smoothest, savingest performance you've ever experienced. 1 You'll see more Fords parked in front of the finest homes and country > T f clubs than any other car in its field. One reason is that many people who have owned the costliest cars realize that Ford offers the same beauty, quality and diitinction-and for a far more practical price. i • ' ' Ford is unsurpassed in riding comfort or ease of handling. A big reason is Ford's new Ball-Joint Front Suspension . '. .which allows more total up and down front wheel travel for a smoother ride . <> keeps front wheels in line longer . . ..* so handling stays easy longer. '" ,„ Surveys show Ford cars 'return their original cost when they are any competitive make. S> a Ford you less to dtvn. ' «? •' • f j.,v more ql>. sold than® car costi * in Over the latest seven-month period coverecF by available figures, Ford has been the ' nation's best seller. And that's because* Ford has proved that it offers the most.. .^ in engineering advancements — in trend- r setting 1 styling-in valuel^Ford is America's | best seller because it's America's best buyl j Worth more when you buy it... Worth more when you sell it! CARTER BROS., INC 1400 t|it ALTON, ILL. CARTER WOOD RIVER MOTOR CO., if You're interested in on 315 N, Wood River Ave, Cor- Be Sure tp See Your Ford Deoltr WOOD * jtu *

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