DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
John S. Dove
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson
Aug 31, 1951
JOHN S. DOVE IS DEAD AT BUTLER AT AGE 87 YEARS.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Johnson
funeral home in Butler Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock for an 87- year-old
DeKalb County resident, John S. Dove, who died Friday evening at 8:30 at
the Williams’ Convalescent home at Butler. He had been ill only two
days but had been in failing health for several years. Rev. E. D. Imler,
pastor of the Butler Methodist church, will officiate at Monday’s services.
The body will remain at the funeral home until after the services,
Burial will be in Butler cemetery.
The deceased was born in DeKalb county and resided
about 40 years in Butler, He was a railroad section worker. His wife,
the former Della Farner whom he married March 14, 1877, died only two
Surviving are the six children, Glenn Dove of Butler,
Frank Dove of near Butler, Dolpha Dove, near Coldwater, Mich., Mrs. Frank
little, Metz, Ind., Clifton Dove of Battle Creek, Mich. And Mrs. Lucile Traxler
of near Butler. A brother, Albert Dove, of the state of Washington
and several grandchildren also survive.
(Note: Father: Harrison Dove and Mother: Libbith Watson)