Mark Gott, 85, Harrisburg, Ill., a
native of White county, Ill., who resided for a number of years in West Black
township in Posey county in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emma McGhee who is
now Mrs. Emma Hendrickson of Beath, N.D. died at 6:05
p.m. Sunday in Harrisburg hospital.
Mrs. William Dieterle, Burfkin is a maternal granddaughter of the deceased.
The body will be taken from a Harrisburg Funeral Home to BigPrairieChurch in White county, Ill. and will lie in state there from to Wednesday. The funeral service
will be at Wednesday at the church and burial will be in the church
Mt.Gott came to Posey county
in 1930. He had lived in Harrisburg the last 10
years with another daughter, Mrs. Jack Brooks. His illness
dated from a stroke in May 1956.
addition to the daughter, Mrs. Hendrickson and Mrs. Brooke, are two other
daughters, Mrs. Hylas McGhee, Emma, Ill, and Mrs. W.
E. Jackson, Texas; two sons, Ray and George, Harrisburg, Ill., and nine
grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.