Obit of LARKIN WIDICK--Illinois
By Jan Coy July 04, 2004 at 07:59:12
This obit was cut from a newspaper and pasted into my great grandmother's scrapbook. Her maiden name was WIDICK. Sorry there is no date on it, other than his birth date.
LARKIN WIDICK DIES SATURDAY
Born and Reared on Farm Near Elwin
Larkin Widick, born and reared near Elwin and well known there, died at his home on rural route four at 11 o'clock Saturday morning. Mr Widick was born Jan 28, 1859. On Feb 26, 1880, he was married to Ida Ridgeway of the Elwin neighborhood, who with the following survive: three sons, Oscar of Findlay, Delmar and Otto of Decatur, two daughters, Inez and Helen of Decatur, one brother, Aaron Widick of Decatur, and the following half-brothers and half-sisters: Robert Widick of the state of Washington, Columbus Widick of Oklahoma, Frank Perdue of Lovington, Daniel Pound of Decatur, Mrs. Anna Cox of Decatur, Mrs. Alice Morris of Springfield, Mrs. Jane McKinley of Aurora, Missouri, and Mrs. Anna Parks of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mr Widick was a member of Modern Woodmen, Camp No.1626, and also a member of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church.
The body was taken to the Dawson and Wikoff undertaking establishment and prepared for burial and taken to the home Sunday morning.