The Wichita Beacon

Monday, November 3, 1919

Page 8


LEE. - Rev. Captain Lee, formerly a Salvation Army worker in Wichita, died at his home in Colorado Springs, Friday. He was 67 years old, and was one of the pioneers of Kansas. He organized the People's Mission and was chosen as superintendent, with headquarters at Colorado. Of late, he has been leading services in Wichita on East Douglas Avenue, but had returned to Colorado Springs on a business trip, where he became ill and died. Funeral services and burial were held there.

BRUCE. - Mrs. Ida Anne Bruce, 83 years old, died early this morning at her home, 416 South Mosley Avenue. She came here a number of years ago from Tennessee. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church. She is survived by two sons, John Jirles, of Kansas City, Kas., and I. M. Jirles, of Wichita. She is also survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ida Stathem, of Hutchinson. The funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the late residence. Interment will be made in the Highland Cemetery. The Wichita Undertaking Company is in charge of the arrangements.

FRY. - Henry Fry, 69(?) years old, died yesterday afternoon at his home, Interurban and Twenty-ninth Streets. He has been a resident of the city for sixteen years. He was a retired farmer at the time of his death. He is survived by his widow and one son, Blaine. The body will lie in state until 12:30 tomorrow at the Mueller Undertaking Parlors. It will then be taken to Sedgwick for funeral services at the Methodist Church there. Burial will be made in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

ANDERSON. - Mrs. Lenora Anderson, died Saturday afternoon, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. A. C. Hunter, of 333 South Water Street. The funeral services were held this noon at the residence of her daut re,after which the body was taken to Mount Hope for burial. The arrangements were in charge of the Mueller Undertakong Company.

ASHLEY. - The funeral services for Mrs. Ella J. Ashley, who died Saturday afternoon, were helt this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the chapel of the City Undertaking Company. Internment was made in the Maple Grove cemetery.

WARNSTAFF. - J. N. Warnstaff, a pioneer settler of Kansas, died yesterday at a local hospital after a short illness. Mr. Warnstaff had been a resident of Wichita of Wichita for about two months coming here from Phoneix, Ariz., where he had loved for one year. Before that time he lived in Barber County, having taken a claim there in 1870. He is survived by his wife and three children. The body will be taken to Coats, Kas., for funeral services and burial. The Gill Brothers in charge of the arrangements.

EXON. - The funeral services for John E. Exon were helt thos afternoon at 2 o'clock from the parlors of the Gill Undertaking Home. Burial was made in the Maple Grove cemetery.

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