From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
GEORGE ASHMAN MAY 2, 1974
George Edward Ashman, 71, died at 10:50 a.m. Monday, April 29, 1974, at St. Mary's hospital, Streator, after a short illness. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. today, May 2, at First United Methodist church, Streator. Rev. Charles hanson will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery. He was born on Oct. 9, 1902, a son of Robert and Elizabeth Wurmnest Ashman, in Chatsworth. He married Evelyn Parker on Oct. 22, 1925, in Peoria. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ellen Korstick of Stanton, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Charles Ellis of Delaware, Ohio; two brothers, Robert and Richard Ashman, both of Chatswoth; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Marjorie Handzo of Streator; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two brothers. He was a member of the First United Methodist church.