JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Fred E  Strattan, Former Resevoir Caretaker, Dies

Fred E. Strattan,caretaker at Mt Vernon resevoir for 19 years died this
morning at 11;45 at his home near Summersville. He was 71 years, 11
months and 7 day's of age.
  
Mr Strattan was born Nov.4,1873 in West Liberty Iowa to Benjamin and
Adelia Gregg Strattan and was united in marriage Feb.25, 1896 to Miss
Hattie Marie Ellis who survives.

A son Leonard Strattan of Mt Vernon, Mrs A.L Porter, Mrs E.L.
Funkhouser both of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Floy Prather of Springfield IL, two
brothers Charley and Roy both of Mt. Vernon, 12 Grandchildren and one Great
Grandchild also survive

Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Evertt Apgar in Myers
Chapel at 10;30.m. Saturday and burial will be made in Oakwood Cemetery. 
Until then the body will remain at the chapel.


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Oct. 11, 1945
Submitted by Nancy E. Davis * elydavis5@aol.com
Relationship: Grand daughter

 

 

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