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Information for Leonidas Whiteman
8 April 1870 - 15 May 1914
From The Caldwell Tribune
22 May 1914
Contributed by Dan Fowler



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Death of Mr. Leonidas Whiteman

    Again, sorrow has laid her heavy hand on another one of our happy homes here in Sunny Slope, and took from our midst a loved and respected friend and front a sorrowful and grief stricken wife and mother, woman's greatest solace and comfort on this earth, a kind and loving husband and father. Mr. Leonidas Whiteman departed from this life, May 15th at 7:00 o'clock a. m.
    In my items a short time ago I mentioned Mr. Whiteman's sickness, but at that time we thought he would soon be well and out among at again. But that Great Supreme Ruler knew of a brighter and more beautiful future for Mr. Whiteman than this earth could ever afford, and took him home to where sickness, death and parting await us no more.
    And now, may God bless and protect Mrs. Whiteman and her three little children, Cudell, Mary and Jack, and abide with them through all this life and ever after.



Another article on the same day
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


     Leonidas Whiteman died Friday morning, May 15th, at his home.  He had been in poor health for a long time, suffering from a complication of diseases, but it was not thought that the end was so near until Sunday, when he was taken worse.  He is survived by a wife and three children, a mother, Mrs. Daisy Whiteman, and a sister, Mrs. Waller.  His mother and sister arrived here Monday morning from California, where they went last fall.  The funeral was held Wednesday morning at the house.  A special car had been chartered which took the funeral party to Caldwell.  Interment being in Canyon Hill Cemetery, W. C. Dyer having charge of the arrangements.  The bereaved family have the sympathy of the entire community.
    Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Whiteman's mother and her son from Illinois, have been staying at the Whitman home recently.










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