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Tampico Tornado January 13, 1911


John GREENMAN of Drinkwater, Canada who formerly lived in this vicinity, died Sunday evening at the hospital in Moose Jaw from typhoid fever according to a message received here Monday by his father, Wm GREENMAN.  John was taken sick about three weeks previous to his death at Drinkwater and two weeks ago was moved to the hospital at Moose Jaw where he died.

A message was received Wednesday afternoon by Milton FOY stating that relatives had started with the remains for Tampico. It is expected that the body will reach here Friday morning and the funeral will be held the same afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Christian church and the Woodmen will have charge.

The deceased was born April 17, 1874 in Prophetstown township and spent practically all his life in the vicinity of Tampico and Yorktown until a couple years ago when he moved to Canada. He was married Jan. 23, 1900 to Maude FOY who with five small children survive, the oldest being about nine years old. Ten sisters and brothers also survive. The deceased was a son of one of the old inhabitants of Tampico and has a large number of friends and acquaintances here who regretted to learn of his death.


January 20, 1911, 1;1


The remains of the late John Greenman who died in Moose Jaw, Canada, were brought here last week Saturday accompanied by Ernest McKenzie. The body was taken to Parent's undertaking rooms and reposed there until 2 o'clock the same afternoon when the funeral services were held at the Christian church, Rev. James Potter of the Methodist church officiating. A quartette consisting of Miss Minnie Emmons, Mrs. Herb Dennison and Messrs. Chris and James Johnson rendered several appropriate selections. There were a number of floral tributes among them being pieces from the Yorktown Woodmen, brothers and sisters and others. The pall bearers were Fred Cooley, Freeman Foy, Sherman Cummings, J. M. Jacobs, Clint Brooks and Clarence Shere. Yorktown and Tampico Woodmen attended the funeral in a body and escorted the remains to the Tampico Cemetery.

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