Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - Gip Botkin

William Gipson BOTKIN
28 Feb 1865, Wabash County, Indiana
14 Jan 1943, Roann, Wabash County, Indiana
La Fontaine IOOF Cemetery, La Fontaine, Wabash, Indiana

William G. Botkin Succumbs At Roann

LaFontaine, Ind., Jan 15-Heart trouble was fatal to William Gibson Botkin, 77, at 3 p.m. Thursday at a Roann Nursing home where he had been a patient several months.

Mr. Botkin, a life resident of Wabash county and Liberty township, was engaged in farming.  He had never married.

Funeral rites have been scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at a local funeral home.  A.C. Spellman, Christian minister, will conduct services and burial will be in IOOF cemetery.

A sister, Mrs. Maria Stevens, LaFontaine, is the only survivor.

[Marion Leader Tribune] 

1 comment:

  1. Often the family members who never marry are forgotten throughout the generations. So glad you included this obituary for a farmer who never married. Thanks for posting this obituary about William Botkin.