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Tampico Tornado, April 22, 1965

GEORGE R. CAIN TAKEN BY DEATH


Funeral services for George R. Cain, 51, were held Monday afternoon in Schmitt chapel with Rev. Roger Baumeister, pastor of the Methodist church, conducting the service. Mrs. Glen Carlson served as organist.
Mrs. Henry Kolb, Mrs. Richard Kelly and Mrs. Clayton Smith were in charge of the lovely flowers.

Burial was in Tampico Memorial cemetery where military services were conducted at the grave by American Legion Post No. 574. Mr. Cain was a veteran of World War II.

Taps were sounded by Robert Lauts and Day Kelly of the school band.

Wesley Broers, Vernon Denison, Ivin  Rosenow, LeRoy Stewart, Earl Krantz, and Richard Chapin served as casket bearers.

The business houses closed during the service.

George Robert Cain, son of H. E. and Ada Furry Cain, was born in Tampico, April 21, 1913 and died suddenly Friday morning while at work in the Cain Rexall store. He had been in poor health for the past few years.

He had lived in Tampico most of his life and received his education in the local schools. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 574, Tamipco, and the Elks Lodge, Denver, Colo.

Surviving are one brother, Egbert and a sister, Dorothy, both of Tampico.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Fred and David.

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The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

April 17, 1965 - Saturday, pg 2

GEORGE  ROBERT  CAIN

George Cain Rites To Be Held Monday

Tampico: - George Robert Cain, 51, died suddenly Friday morning while at work in the Cain Drug Store in Tampico.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 19 at the Schmitt Chapel, Tampico at 2 p.m.  Graveside military services will be conducted by American Legion Post 574. Rev. Roger Baumeister of the Tampico Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the

Tampico Memorial Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. this evening.

George Robert Cain was born April 21, 1913 in Tampico, the son of H. E. and Ada Cain. He received his education in the Tampico schools and resided in Tampico all his life.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 574, Tampico and the Elks Lodge of Boulder, Colo.

Surviving are one brother, Egbert, and one sister, Dorothy, both of Tampico.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Fred and David.

(submitted by Melva Taylor)

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