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Obits > 1907-Hubert E. Denison

Tampico Tornado August 9, 1907



Hubert E. Denison Dies at His Home in Rock Falls Tuesday After Short Illness

Hubert Eugene Denison who formerly resided here passed away Tuesday morning at 5 o'clock at his home in Rock Falls after a week's illness. Mr. Denison became ill a week ago last Sunday, and symptoms of typhoid *ulfria developed and he rapidly grew worse, but his condition was not considered dangerous until last Saturday when it was discovered that he was affected with blood poison. A consultation of physicians was immediately held, and it was decided to perform an operation, which was done , but the **ulent poison had gotten such a hold on his system that the operation avail** nothing and death closed the yes in their last sleep this morning.

The demise of Mr. Denison not only **oved a great shock to the family, but to his numerous friends in Tampico. He was a man of kindly disposition, and was esteemed by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance, and will be sadly missed in the home where he was a good husband and kind father. A wife, and four little children, they being Naomi, Clyde, Paul and Beulah, are left in the family circle al** an aged mother, Mrs. Amanda Denison and a brother William, both of Rock Falls.

The deceased was born at Prophetstown February 2, 1865, and spent a greater portion of his life near Prophetstown and Tampico, moving to Rock Falls about nine years ago.

He was a prominent member in the Masonic fraternity, M.  W. A., and was a member of the Rock Falls M. E. Church. The funeral services were in charge of the Masons and were held at the family home at 9 o'clock in the M. E. church in Tampico on Thursday afternoon. Interment was in the Tampico cemetery

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