from Illinois State Journal/Register, dated 4/11/1945:
William W. Curle Is Taken By Death; Was Conductor for ITR for 31 years.
William Wirt Curle, 65, of 1107 N. MacArthur Blvd., died at 1:50 PM yesterday at St. John's Hospital.He was born May 13, 1879 in Monroe, KY, and had been an Illinois Terminal railroad conductor for 31 years.He is a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
He is survived by his wife Pearl (Tucker), a son, Nunes, both of city; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth V. Rentschler of Tecumseh, Mich, also two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Remains were removed to the Vancil Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 3PM Friday.Rev. C. R. Booth will officiate and burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
EDITORIAL Query:William Curle lived in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL.If anyone knows the name of his parents, please contact me at my email address.Thanks!