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Obituary of Akin Gegare - December 19, 1938

Green Bay Presss Gazette.


Dec. 19, 1938

AKIN GEGARE DIES AT RESIDENCE IN HOWARD

The death of Akin Gegare occurred last night at his home in the town of Howard exactly one year from the date on which his brother, Felix Gegare died. Funeral services f or the 85-year old retired farmer will be held at 9 o'clock Saturday morning in St. John the Baptist church cemetery. Mr. Gegare was born in the neighborhood in which he spent his entire life, and he was one of the oldest residents in the vacinity of Duck Creek. For the last 28 years he has made his home with his son,

Three other sons, John, Joe, and Fred also survive him, as do three daughters, Mrs. George Tappy, Stiles; Mrs. Louise Rodaer, Green Bay' and Mrs. Henry Smith, Oneida. Other survivors ar e a brother, Cyril of Stevenson, Mich., 32 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is to be taken from the Coad Funeral home to the residence for the rosary this evening at 8 o'clock. The rosary will be recited again Friday evening at the s ame hour.


Submitted by: Jan R Dorn