Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
August 13, 1928 - Monday, pg 6
Asa Lydick Dies At home Near Tampico
Tampico, Ill., Aug 13 - (Special) - Asa Lydick passed away at his home on the Dr. Butterfield farm, southeast of Tampico late Saturday afternoon at the age of 51 years. Death was due to an infection of the face.
Mr. Lydick moved to his present home four years ago last March from near Chadwick, Ill. He is survived by his wife, three children, Mrs. Opal Tonkinson of Thomas, Ill., and Stella and John Martin at home, and two boys, Harry and Joe Merton who have spent most of their lives in the Lydick home. He also leaves his mother, Mrs. Ellen Meisenhelmer of Sandoval, Ill., and two half brothers, Ed Tate of Sandoval and Sam Tate of Prophetstown.
The funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the M. E. Church at 2 o'clock and burial in the Tampico Cemetery.