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Louis M. Alsop, 81, retired Center twp. farmer and one time trustee of Center Twp. died at his home Friday (26 Oct 1956) after suffering a stroke at the supper table on Thursday evening.  The deceased was of a pioneer Posey County family, the son of John Alsop and Delilah Hancock Alsop.  


Mr. and Mrs. Alsop moved to Poseyville in 1950.  They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in December 1949.  


Funeral services were Sunday at Werry Chapel with Rev. Leo Dodd of Eldorado, Ill., officiating.  Pallbearers were Robert, William, Everett and C. B. Alsop, Earl Smith and Jack Camp.   


Burial was in the Poseyville Cemetery.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers