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Dixon Evening Teoegraph Dixon, Illinois 25 August 1944

Funerals: August Duitsman

The funeral of August Duitsman, 79, lifelong resident of Forreston, who passed away at 1:15 o'clock Thursday morning at his home, one and a half miles south of Forreston, will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home and 2:00 o'clocl at the Forreston Grove Presbyterian church. The Rev. S.G. Manus, pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Duitsman was born Dec. 20, 1864, on a farm three miles southwest of Forreston, the son of Jacob and Margaret Cordes Duitsman. He was a carpenter by trade.

Surviving Mr. Duitsman, who was unmarried, are two brothers, Joseph Duitsman, residing one and a half miles from Forreston, and William Duitsman, a Forreston hardware merchant. He was preceded in death by a brother, John, who died many years ago, and a sister, Charlotte, who died in March 1912.

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