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Newspaper clipping hand printed date Jan. 10 1948

 Lester Pyle Passes Away 

Former Jay County Resident Dies At Ft. Wayne 

 Lester O. Pyle, former Jay county resident and now residing at 2918 South Wayne street, Ft. Wayne, died at the Lutheran hospital in Ft. Wayne Wednesday noon following a 12 days illness of peritonitis.   The deceased was born in Jefferson township December 14, 1896 the son of Riley and Anna (Morrical) Pyle. He had been living in Ft. Wayne for the past 12 years and was a salesman for the Sears, Roebuck and Co. store at Ft. Wayne.  He was united in marriage April 30, 1921 to Nettie Loy, who survives.  He was superintendent of the Junior department of the South Wayne U.B. Sunday school. 

 Surviving besides the widow is a brother, Chester Pyle, of Wayne township. 

 Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the South Wayne U.B. church at Ft. Wayne in charge of Rev. Hollofield.  Graveside services will be conducted at Green Park cemetery at 4:30 o'clock.  The casket will be opened at the cemetery. 

Submitted by Mary Lou Hudson

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