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Obits > 1937 - Guy Covell

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
September 13, 1937 - Monday, pg 6, col 2
GUY COVELL OF LANSING, MICH., KILLED SUNDAY- Struck By Truck On Street In Lansing -- Burial In Prophetstown
Guy Covell, 39, formerly of Prophetstown, was struck by a truck early Sunday morning while crossing a street in Lansing and died three hours after the accident, according to word received by relatives. The body will be sent to Prophetstown for burial in the family lot at Riverside cemetery, but no details of arrangements have been received.
Mr. Covell and his family had returned to Lansing only a week ago after a visit in Prophetstown with his mother, Mrs. Estella Covell and his brothers and sisters in the Prophetstown vicinity.  He was employed as a carpenter with a contractor at Lansing.
Guy Covell was born March 9, 1898 on the Covell homestead in Tampico township.  He spent most of his life in Prophetstown and vicinity, moving to Lansing five years ago.  He leaves his widow, a son, Ward, aged 13 years and a daughter, Iva Lee, three years, both in the home.  Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Estella Covell of Prophetstown and the following brothers and sisters:  Roy Covell, Geneseo;  W. R. Covell, Harmon;  Glenn Covell, Prophetstown;  Arleigh Covell, Denver, Colo., who is on his way to Prophetstown;  Mrs. Charles Karn, Erie;  Mrs. E. L. Robinson, Fenton;  Mrs. Raymond Belt, Mason, Mich., and Mrs. Carl A. Johnson, Prophetstown.  

He was preceded in death by his father Clarence B. Covell and a brother Carroll Covell.

The Sterling Daily Gazette
September 14, 1937 - Tuesday, pg 6, col 7
Funeral for Guy Covell Wednesday
Funeral services for Guy Covell of Lansing, Mich., who died Sunday, from injuries incurred when he was struck by a truck in Lansing, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the F. L. Dudley funeral chapel in Prophetstown.  Burial will be made in Riverside cemetery at Prophetstown.  The body will arrive at Morrison Tuesday evening at 9:20.

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