Dixon Telegraph Oct. 1, 1949 pg6
Mrs. harry l. gaskill
STERLING - Mrs. Harry L. Gaskill died at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Sterling Public hospital ater having been ill since September 24.
She was born September 10, 1884 at McArthur, Ohio, the daughter of Mary and Harry Smith. She has been a resident of Sterling the past 11 years and prior to tha time lived in Harmon. On December 10, 1902 she was wed to Harry Gaskill. She was a member of the Sterling Fourth street, Methodist church.
Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Charles Smith of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mrs. Frank Fluck of Buffalo, New York, and Mrs. Harold Hawkins of Sterling; four sons, Glenn of Sterling; Marion, Sterling; Leslie, Alhambra, Calif.; and Dale of Hollywood, Calif., and her mother, Mrs. Mary F. Dougherty of Albany, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Melvin funeral home, Sterling, for the family and at 2:30 at the Fourth street, Methodist church. Rev. Paul Bloomquiest will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after seven o'clock tonight.