Death Takes Elmore's
With the passing of MlU^JSj^ DuBrie Elmore last its oldest re dent and a most highly esteem and revered citizen, while Ottai county lost its last Civil War v< eran, and the local post Grai Army of the Republic, ceased exist with the death of Mr. DuBr for as long as he lived the Elmo post was a recognized unit of t national G. A. R.
Mr. DuBrie died in the home his son, Lester J. DuBrie, last Sa urday morning about 5:30 of infirr ities of age, after having been eo fined to his bed about one wee having reached the age of 91 year 3 months and 7 days.
He was born on Presque Isl Sept, 4, 1846, and was an orphe from the time he was four years ol He joined the Union army when lad of 17 being a member of ti 41st Regiment, O. V. I. He toe part In 10 major battles and sever minor skirmishes, and came throug them all without an injury. E served through the entire war. E was the last Civil War veteran i Ottawa county.
Shortly after receiving his honoi able discharge from the army h was united in marriage to Mar Soncrant of Locust Point. He wa a successful farmer and retire from his farm in Carroll townshi north of Oak Harbor, 23 years age and with his wife, came to Elmor to live having purchased the Bode man property just east of town After the death of his wife 21 year ago he took up his residence witl his sonf Lester, with whom he livec until his death. He was a kinc man and lived a full and noble lift and it is with deep sorrow that those who knew him best are sadden by his passing.
Mr. DuBrie is survied by twe sons, Lester of Elmore, and Stanley of Detroit, and a ? daughter, Mrs, Rella O'Harn of LosAngles, three grand children and two great grand¬ children and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held from the DuBrie home Monday after* noon. Rev. Karl W. Scheufier of Cincinnati, former pastor of Trinity M E church, here, officiating. Burial was made in Union cemetery. Sabroske& Myers had charge of the services. -
The Elmore American Legion had their services at the cemetery. Mr. DuBrie was an honorary member of the local post.
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