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DeKalb County Indiana Obituary

John Blaker
Submitted to DCIGS Newsletter (Fall 2002) by Roselyn Wells

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.

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