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Shawano County Journal

Thurs 19 Mar 1910

Rev. L.M. Edmonds, aged 75 years, died at 3:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon of old age after a five week  illness.  At one time he was widely known for his religious work, having been a member of the Methodist conference of Michigan from 1857 to 1897, when he retired.  Two years ago he assumed charge of the church of Brokaw where he served until six weeks ago Sunday.

Mr. Edmonds was a man of rare literary talents and energy.  He leaves a widow and six children—E.A. Edmonds, Appleton; Mrs. N.H. Brokaw and W.T. Edmonds, Wausau; Dr. Fred Edmonds, Brokaw; F.J. Edmonds, Shawano, and Miss Mae Edmonds; all of whom were at his bedside.

The funeral was held at the late home in Wausau, Tuesday morning and interment followed at Appleton.