jOHN AUXTER DIES
The people of III more were deeply., grieved to learn of the rather sudden death of John: Auxter, who passed away at his home in Toledo Sunday noon, Sept. 21, 1919. He had been as well as usual up to the Thursday' preceding when he suddenly took seriously ill with no hope of re¬ covery, death being due to a complication of diseases.
At the time of his death he was j a member of the Banting Ma¬ chine Company and was liked by ! all who came in contact with j him. He was a prominent church ! worker and a true Christian and ' his kindly presence and help will | be greatly missed.
The funeral was held Tuesday j at the Central Christian Church, j of which he was a mem-j bcr, his pastor, Rev. Grant Spear, I conducting the services. The! body was then brought to El- [ more to the home of Mr. and Mrs. McManigal Tuesday after-' noon and* brief- services held j there in which Rev. Gillett as-j sisted. Burial took place in the; family lot in Union cemetery.
John Auxten wa(s born Decem¬ ber 11, 1851, near Lindsey, Ohio. In 1873 he was, married to Har¬ riett A. Wight, oft Elmore. He was in business first at Oak Har¬ bor as druggist and then as a dry goods merchant. Later lie engaged in the drug business in Wauseon and from there he came to Elmore where he was in partnership with Mr. R. F. .Fader in the grocery business for about nine years. For the last 14 years he lived in Toledo.
He is survived by his grief- stricken wife and three daugh¬ ters^ Mrs. Gertrude Darsie of ! Cincinnati, Mrs. _ Blanche Sand- | ers of Sandusky and Mrs. Ruth | Ryder of Home wood avenue, j Toledo. One daughter, Carrie, ; preceded him in 'death many : years ago while they were liv- I ing in Elmore. They all have j th e si n cere sy m pa thy of a h ost |-o.f friends who deeply feel the j Ipgs^^L ,9!ie so teobje^and/^kii^ 'as the deceased. \ t
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