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Obits > 1918 - William Hunter

Submitted by: Melva L Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

November 4, 1918 - Monday, pg 3


Wm. Hunter Is First Resident of Tampcio To Die of Influenza

The first death resulting from influenza in Tampico was reported today, that of William Hunter who succumbed to the epidemic this morning at 2 o'clock.  Three of the Hunter children are now sick with the same disease.

Mr. Hunter is an old resident of Tampico.  He was 46 years of age and is survived by his widow and four children, two sisters, Mrs. William Foy and Miss Alta Hunter, both of Tampico.  Funeral arrangements are not yet completed.

November 4, 1918 - Tuesday, pg 5

W. W. Hunter Yesterday Funeral Services For

Funeral services for the late W. W. Hunter of Tampico who passed away from an attack of influenza at an early hour Monday morning were held Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., Rev. H. C. Brown officiating.  Owing to sickness among other members of the family the services consisted of brief scripture reading and prayer at the grave, where the immediate relatives and a number of close friends were in attendance.  The bereaved family has the sympathy of many friends in their hour of sorrow.

(Buried:  Tampico Cemetery)

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