Wira H. Dolph Dies
In Blissfield, Mich.
The following item %£%ew^, of interest to many of our readers, j was gleaned from the Adrian, | Mich., Telegram. |
Wira H. Dolph, 79, died at bis* home in Blissfield, Mich., Sep-1 tember 14, after three years ill-; ness. The funeral services were j held Friday, September 17, in the Presbyterian church, with the Odd Fellows in charge. He had been a member of the Odd Fel¬ lows and Rebekss for 40 years.
Mr. Dolph was born in Rome, Ashtabula county, Ohio, the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Dolph, and came to Elmore with his parents at the age of 15 years. In 1879 he entered his father's drug store at Elmore and continued in the business about six years.
In 1885 he bought a farm near Blissfield, Mich., and lived there five years, after which he went in£o the furniture and undertak- bu sin essoin Bliss field* He sqai his store in 1921 but contin¬ ued in the undertakng business u^til 1930, when he retired.
He was married in 1904 to Miss Martha Ehlert of Wellsville, O., wl^xsurv!ves. There also sur¬ vive two brothers, A. R. Dolph of Elmore and Ell Dolph of Ge-j noa. A, R. Dolph, Mrs. Mary Long snd Mr. and Mrs. Aaron! Dolph attended the funeral from Elmore.
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