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Obituary for John Russell Aten
14 July, 1851 - 14 July, 1938
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Friday, 15 July, 1938 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Aged Wilder Man
Dies Thursday



     John Russell Aten died at his home near Wilder Thursday on his 87th birthday.  He was a resident of this community for 19 years, and a native of Indiana.
     Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian church in Roswell.  Interment will be in the Roswell cemetery.  The body is at the Case Funeral parlors.
     Survivors are;  his wife, one daughter, Mrs. H. W. Burham, Lincoln, Neb., two sons, Dr. W. B. Aten Binghampton, N. Y., and Walter Aten of Wilder;  also ten grandchildren.-

In 1976 a transcription of funeral records from
Case Funeral Home was made from original records.
The information below was gathered from this transcription.

Cause of Death - Pneumonia, Bad Heart
Name of Father - Jacob C. Aten - Ohio
Name of Mother - Mary Jane Squire - Ohio
Other Genealogical Info - He married Susan Banta, 19 Feb 1880. 
He was a farmer & a Member of the Protestant Church.

Full sized headstone photo available upon request.