Newton Lewis Edlen, son of William H. and Margaret Dunn Edlen, former residents of Kentucky, was born about six miles north of Kahoka, Clark County, Mo., March 8, 1860; departed this life Aug. 10, 1934, at the age of 74 years, 5 months and 2 days. He was married to Lulu Ellen Daughters, Sept. 15, 1886. To this union nine children were born, two of whom preceded him in death. The devoted wife and seven children survive, namely: Mrs. Emma Overhulser, Kahoka; Clyde Edlen, Revere; Mora Edlen, Revere; Harve Edlen, Revere; Bill Edlen, Revere, and Mrs. Stella Fishback of Kahoka. There are 14 grand-children, and one great grand-child. There are two brothers, Thomas Edlen, Kahoka, and Martin Edlen, Kahoka, and two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Owens, Herman, Ill., an Mrs. Nora Sherwood, Kahoka, and a host of other ralatives and a large circle of friends.
He was converted to Christ in the Oak Grove Methodist church, baptised by Rev. W.C. Francisco, 40 years ago. He transferred his membership to the Christian church in Kahoka, where he continued his membership. He has always lived in Clark county.
The funeral, largely attended was held at the Kahoka Christian church, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12, 1934, conducted by Rev. J.W. Pearson. Interment was made in the Kahoka cemetery. ----------------------- Card of Thanks We wish to express our sincere thanks to the neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted us during the sickness and death of our loved one, N.L. Edlen. MRS. N.L. EDLEN, and FAMILY