N. Aldrich Died Wednesday
after-Long Illness—Was X Post Commander Here
gH.rN._Aldrich, a Civil War vet¬ eran and prominent citizen of El¬ more, died Wednesday, February 12, 1919, at 11:30 a. m. after an illness of nearty six months. In [all those months he was unable ftp lie down on account of the na- l^ture of. his trouble—leakage of 'tfte heart and dropsy.
Mr, Aldrich has been a resi- dent of Elmore since 1873, a pet- ipd*of 46 years. He was born at Brunswick, Medina county, Jan¬ uary 26,1846. When not yet six¬ teen he enlisted in the arrnv as a pttiember of the 43d O. V. I. and [served 3 years, 11 months and 7
davs.- mfn -u--»?^ ..
| Shortly after coming to Elmore
hejwas married to Mh.: Josephine
iAlWLuckey December 11, 1873,
and to this^union three children
lltoere born—a son that died in in-
I fancy, a daughter who was taken
at;the age of three and George
who islnow staying at home.
; Mr. -Aldrich was a public spir-
ited citizen always interested in
the: welfare of his home town.
For 16 years he was postmaster
in'Elmore and for a number of
lyears post commander of Cald-
IwellvTPost, G. A. R., which posi-
tion he held at death.
¦M The funeral will be held Fri-
¦day afternoon at the house at 2
o'clock Central Time and will be S^charge of the Knights Tem- /plarSi Rev. Beall preaching the sermon and burial in Union cem-
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The" deceased: is survived by
h^^pe|S^e^#n>^ George at home; a brother, G. E. Aldrich of Gra^ln^Michv, and two sisters,
mm» Av^Coie of Oberlin, Ohio,
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