DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Submitted to DCIGS Newsletter (Fall 2002) by Roselyn
Waterloo Press, Feb. 1, 1894
John Blaker died at his home in this place last
Satur(d)ay evening after an illness of about four days. He was an old
resident of Butler and a pioneer of the county, his funeral took place at
the Christian church last Monday ad Rev. Seville officiated, assisted by Revs.
Tedrow and Cain. He leaves a wife and a large family of grown up sons
and dughters to mourn their loss. Several children who live in Oregon
could not be present at the funeral. His remains were laid to rest
by the side of his wife in Butler cemetery, who died about three years ago.