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BEARDSLEY, William H. 1879-1945

BEARDSLEY, GASTON, BASTON

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 7/1/2013 at 23:06:14

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Monday, January 15, 1945]

Funeral services for William H. Beardsley, 65, former Poyner Township farmer, who died at 12:30 a. m. Sunday in the veterans' hospital at Knoxville, la., of a stroke of apoplexy and complications, will be conducted at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday in Peterson Brothers Funeral Home by Rev. Paul Brown, pastor of Methodist Episcopal church at Jesup, la.

Mr. Beardsley had been a patient at Knoxville veterans' hospital for the past seven years.

He was born Aug. 30, 1879, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of William and Margaret Beardsley. The family came to a farm near Waterloo in 1904. On Mar. 8, 1907, he married Mable Baston*. His wife preceded him in death in 1919. He was a veteran of World war I.

Surviving are four brothers: John and Albert Beardsley, Freeport, Ill, Clyde, Pearl City, Ill., and David, Route 5, Waterloo.

Burial will be in Poyner cemetery. The body was brought Monday from Knoxville to Waterloo.

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* In his wife's obit, her maiden name is Gaston, not Baston, plus her obit mentions a brother with that last name.


 

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