Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling Illinois
March 9, 1946 - Saturday, pg 6
OTIS G. DeHAVEN
Committal Rites for Otis G. DeHaven, 28, at Tampico Cemetery
Committal rites for Otis G. DeHaven, 28, discharged seabee of Clinton, Iowa, were held at St. Mary's Cemetery at Tampico, Saturday, preceded by services at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Clinton. He passed away Tuesday night at Mercy Hospital in Clinton where he had been a patient since Feb. 26. A post mortem examination showed that death was the result of a cerebral hemorrhage due to pathology of the brain which appeared to be cysts.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Delia DeHaven; a brother, Joseph DeHaven, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Martin. His father, Otis R. DeHaven passed away Sept. 5, 1921.