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Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, IL

August 26, 1964, 2;4 - Roll # 328

Glenn  Gaskill Dies in Dakota

Glenn E. Gaskill of 1211 2nd Ave., Sterling, died Wednesday morning in Sturgis, S. D., at the age of 60

Glenn Edward Gaskill was born in Ohio, IL, September 2, 1903, the son of Harry and Laura Smith Gaskill. He was a rural mail carrier for many years, and the last four years he was engaged in farming. He was a member of Sterling American Legion Post 296.

He was united in marriage to Elsie Behrens on Sept. 2, 1943, in St. John’s Lutheran Church parsonage by the Rev. Albert Keck.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie; two daughters, Mrs. John (Sylvia) Venet, of St. Claire Shores, Mich., and Miss Mary Gaskill of Chicago; three brothers, Leslie, of Lake Isabella, Calif.; Marion of Tampico and Dale of Denver, Colo.; three sisters, Mrs. Frank (Lucille) Smith, of Minneapolis, Minn. ; Mrs. Frank (Jane) Fluck and Mrs. Harold (Evelyn) Hawkins, of Sterling. He is also survived by four grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be announced upon completion by the Allen Funeral Home in Sterling.

Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, IL

August 27, 1964, 2;2 - Roll # 328


Funeral services for Glenn E Gaskill, 1211 2nd Ave., Sterling, who died in Sturgis, S.D., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Allen Funeral Home, Sterling, with the Rev. David McCleary, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. [Sterling, IL]

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday.

He was a member of the Sterling Odd Fellows Lodge, No. 174, and members will conduct services in the funeral home at 8 p.m. , Friday.


August 31, 1964, 2;5-6, Roll #328


Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday morning in the Allen Funeral Home for Glenn E. Gaskill of 1211 2nd Ave., Sterling, who died Wednesday. Rev. David McCleary of St. John’s Lutheran Church officiated at the services with burial in Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs. Roscoe Eades was at the organ, with William Tonkin singing The Lord’s Prayer.

Pallbearers were Melvin Kasten, John Keleher, John Haas, Virgil Plautz, George Komarec and Arthur Schick.

Flowers were cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Don Hoover, Mrs. David Lewey and Mrs. Sarah Ciscell and Swartleys.

The Sterling IOOF Lodge 174 conducted services at 8 Friday evening.

Relatives and friends attended from Covina, Calif., Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Walnut, Dixon, Morison, Prophetstown, Tampico and Princeton.

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