THOMAS, Ascott 1828-1911
Posted By: Pat Schiebel (email)
Date: 11/10/2002 at 17:26:39
Ascott Thomas died at his home in this city Sunday (Feb. 12) afternoon at four o'clock. He had been sick the better part of a year and for the past six months the family had given up hopes that he would ever get well. Funeral services conducted by Rev. Dye were held at the home yesterday afternoon. Interment was made in the cemetery at Morrison.
Mr. Thomas was 83 years and five months old at the time of his death. He was born in England and came to this country when he was 24 years old. He located at Cleveland, Ohio and three years later he removed to Freeport, Ill. where he resided until he came to this county thirty-six years ago. He located on a farm near Morrison and made that and the town of Morrison his home until he moved to this city six years ago.
Mr. Thomas was three times married. He is survived by the third wife and two sons and two daughters. The sons were Oscar from Andover, S.D. and Otis from Kansas City. The daughters are Mrs. Jessie Litzkow from Andover, S.D. and Mrs. Libbie Stivers of Dugdale, Minn. All the children were present at the funeral.
Others from out of town present at the funeral were John Thompson and family from Morrison, Mrs. Lou Stivers, Des Moines, Mr. & Mrs. Nate Jaspers, Comfrey, Minn., Oscar and Ray Stees, Polo, Ill. and Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Thomas from Kansas City.
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our kind friends and neighbors, who so kindly assisted us during the sickness and death of our husband and father, also for the beautiful flowers and for the quartet music so beautifully rendered. Mrs. A. Thomas and family.
--Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 February 1911
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