Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
September 2, 1932 - Friday, pg 2
THOMAS A. EGAN
Dies Suddenly Of Heart Attack - Thos. A. Egan Passes Away At Depot in Deer Grove
Thomas A. Egan, aged 44 years, a World War veteran, passed away suddenly at 11:30 o'clock Thursday morning in the Burlington Depot at Deer Grove. Coroner C. M. Frye conducted the inquest Thursday, the verdict of the jury being that "he came to his death by an acute attack of myocarditis." Martin Swanberger was one of the witnesses at the inquest. The members of the jury were: Jerry Keefe, Paul Dawson, John Kolb, Rudolph Haase, Paul Wagenknect, Jack Coney and Carl Hof. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tampico, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Rev. Father T. O. McGuire will officiate.
Mr. Egan had spent practically all of his life in Tampico. For a short time he had been staying with a brother, Edward Egan, at Hahnaman. The remains were removed to the Parent Funeral Parlor in Tampico.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Michael Egan, and seven brothers, Richard, William and James of Tampico, Rev. Father T. V. Egan of Gilman, Joseph, Frank, John and Edward of Hahnaman, and a sister Sarah, who is a nun, at Wauwatosa, Wis.