LAFAYETTE HUTCHINSON, son of MR. and MRS. WATSON HUTCHINSON, was born in Middlebury, Indiana, June 6, l855, and died in Leon, Iowa, July 7, l924, aged 69 years, l month and l day. His early boyhood days were spent in and around Middlebury. On July l, l874, he was married to SUSA WILFORD. To this union three children were born, NINA, MOLLIE and FRANK. MRS. HUTCHINSON passed on to the Great Beyond September l, l888. On January l4, l890, he was united in marriage to GRACE SHERMAN, and to this union were born three children, GRACE, PEARL and WILLIAM. Besides his wife and six children, he leaves to mourn his loss, one brother, FRANK, of Middlebury, Indiana, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He affiliated with the M.E. Church at Mt. Ayr, in l887.
Funeral services were held at the home on Wednesday afternoon, July 9th, conducted by Rev. R.B. Weaklend, Pastor of the Leon Christian Church. Interment was in the cemetery at Garden Grove, where MR. HUTCHINSON resided for many years prior to moving to Leon, a few years ago. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A CARD -- We desire to return our sincere thanks to the many kind friends for their sympathy and kindnesses tendered us in the loss of our beloved husband and family.
MRS. LAFE HUTCHINSON and CHILDREN.
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