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DeKalb County Indiana Obituary

Alpheus McClellan
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson

May 24, 1935

To be buried Monday Afternoon.
Funeral Services for Auburn Resident will be Held at Dilgard Funeral Home
    Funeral services for Alpheus McClellan will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from Dilgard Bros. Funeral home. With Rev Jos. Ferguson officiating and burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery. The body, now at the residence at 128 East Madison Street, will remain there until removed to the funeral home for the service.
     Mr. McClellan died Friday afternoon from cancer of the stomach. He had been in poor health since six years ago when he underwent an operation. He had been employed for many years by the Auburn Sand and Gravel Company.
     Mr. McClellan was born on January 6, 1875 in Jackson Township. On November 3, 1895 he was united in marriage with Clara Cobbler of Jackson township-. She with 4 children survive, Harry McClellan of West Ninth street, Terry McClellan of Fairfield township, Mrs. Margaret Stahl of Fairfield township and Mrs. Hazel Geisinger of West Ninth Street.
     There are two brothers and a sister, Andrew McClellan of Steubenville, Steuben County, William McClellan of near Bluffton and Mrs. Della Hanes of Jackson township. Ten grandchildren survive.
     The deceased was a member of the Church of God.

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