Omro Journal Thursday, Jan. 25, 1883 p. 1 Death of Thos. Higson. On Tuesday afternoon at a bout four o’clock, a despatch (sic) was received here, requesting Mr. Charlesworth to meet the remains of Thos. Higson, at the depot, that evening.Mr. Higson was very sick the last heard, but was better than he had been, and his many friends here thought he might recover, but in this they met with disappointment.The remains were met at the depot by Undertaker Charlesworth, and a number of the citizens, both ladies and gentlemen, who went with the remains to the residence of the father of the deceased.The remains were accompanied by the widow, adopted daughter and the aged father, who arrived in Minneappolis (sic) in anwer (sic) to a telegram, four hours before the death of his son, but in time to have him recognize him. The sorrowing family and friends will have the heartfelt sympathy of their large circle of friends here.The funeral is to be held this afternoon at two o’clock, from the Methodist church.