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Jay County Obituaries

Clipping from 1959




DUNKIRK, IND  --  Dick R. Spade, 63, died at 11 p.m. Friday in the Jay County Hospital at Portland, where he had been a patient several weeks.  A long time resident of Jay County.


Mr Spade is survived by his wife Bernice; a son, Charles, of near Dunkirk; two brothers, Frank Spade, of Oblong, Ill., and Sylvester, of Battle Creek, Mich.;  a sister, Mrs Zella Baker, of Tucson, Ariz.;  two stepsons, Russell Johnson of Ft. Wayne and Raymond Johnson of Indianapolis;  seven grandchildren, and seven step-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m.(DST) Monday in the Ridertown-Bethel Church of which he was a member, Rev Ival Lane will officiate and burial will be in the Twin Hill Cemetery, Pennville.  The body will be taken from the Jones Mortuary to the home one and one half miles east of the church, where friends may call.


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