Gus Schrader, Walnut Dies, Funeral Services Will
Walnut: - Gus Schrader, 79, Walnut, died
Sunday afternoon at the Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, where he had
been a patient since Saturday morning. He had been ill for several months.
The body was brought to the Ross Funeral Home
where friends may call this evening 7 to 9. Funeral services will be
conducted at 2 p.m., the Rev. Ernest Cummings, pastor of the Walnut
Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with funds to be
given to the Cancer Research Foundation.
Mr. Schrader was born June 19, 1881 near
Hollowayville, the son of John and Minnie Schrader. He came to Walnut with
his parents when he was a child and had lived here since that time. He was
married to Hadra Bohler of Walnut on Feb. 23, 1924. He was baptized in the
Survivors are his widow, one sister, Mrs.
Elizabeth Lange, Walnut; four brothers, Leonard, Fort Madison, Iowa;
William, Adolph, and George all of Walnut.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four
brothers, John, Henry, Fred and Charles.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, Aug. 22, 1960, pg. 2, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)