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Clipping hand dated Feb 5, 1970

Redkey - Herschel E. Rathfon, 84, died Thursday at Ball Hospital.


He was a retired Redkey businessman and once owned Caar Canning Co.  He was a member of the Methodist Church and several Masonic Lodge organizations.


Survivors include his wife, Mary; a son, Walter of Anderson; a daughter, Mrs. Mabel Holdcraft, Redkey; a step-daughter, Mrs. Max Stanley, Howell; a sister, Mrs. Effie Johnson of Parker; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Jones Mortuary with Rev. Carl Adams officiating, assisted by Rev. Joe Vandegif of Redkey.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.


Friends may call at Jones Mortuary after 7 pm. Friday

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