Funeral Services Held for Evan J. Wilson
Evan Jenkins Wilson, eldest son of William and
Sarah Ogan Wilson, was born March 19, 1854, and passed away at the Perry
Memorial hospital, September 19, 1940, aged 86 years and 6 months. He leaves
one son, Evan J. Wilson, Jr., of Princeton, Ill.; five grandchildren; one
great grandchild; two sisters; Mrs. Mary Smith of Dover, Ill.; Miss Alice
Wilson of Kasbeer, Ill., one brother, Frank Wilson of LaMar, Mo., also a
number of nephews and nieces who will miss his quiet unassuming way. Mr.
Wilson was always known to be a good honest neighbor, willing to lend a
helping hand. Besides the relatives mentioned, there are many neighbors and
friends who will miss him.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the
Norberg Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Victor Augsburger, pastor of Kasbeer
Community church in charge. Burial was in Limerick Cemetery.
(Bureau County Republican, September 1940, submitted by
Shirley Beams Simmons)