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Lewis Henry ODGERS, oldest son of James and Rhoda ODGERS, was born June 11, 1875 on his father's homestead in Grant township, Washington Co, Kansas and died July 12, 1944 at the age of 69 years, 1 month and 1 day. He spent his entire life on the farm living in various locations in Washington County,, until last September, when he moved to the home in Haddam. On March 2, 1904, he was united in marriage to Emma PIERCE of Haddam, KS. To this union was born two sons, Carl F., of Anchorage, Alaska and Lester B. of Kodiak, AK. He was a kind and loving husband and father, and always ready to lend a helping hand whenever he could. His health began to fail about two years ago. He suffered a stroke four weeks ago and gradually grew weaker until her quietly passed away. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving companion of more than forty years, who cared for him tenderly through his failing health, also two sons, one grandson, Gerald Odgers, of Plains, KS, one sister, Mrs. Mima PICKARD, Haddam, KS, three brothers, Bryon ODGERS of Washington, KS; Wallace of Knoxville, Iowa and Lloyd Odgers of Clyde, KS besides many nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends. Music and vocal duets, by Mrs. John BRICK and Misses Betty WILLIAMS and LaNae LANDIS. Pallbearers, Walter ZENGER, Ralph BURT, Frank BURT, Mart BURTON, Sam BURTON, and Wm. SEXTON. Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur ODGERS and sons, Throop, KS, Clarence ODGERS and son, Elmer, Enosdale, KS, Eldon ODGERS, Washington, KS, Mr and Mrs. Walter ALLEN, Clyde, KS, Mrs. Rebecca MERKLEY, Starke, Florida, Mr and Mrs. Bert SHAFFER, Clifton, KS, Mr. and Mrs. Marion SHAFFER, Clifton, KS, Mr and Mrs Glen FOX and daughter from Belleville, KS, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. ODGERS, Salina, KS, and Mr. and Mrs. John ODGERS, Linn, KS. Mrs. ODGERS and her family extend thanks to all the friends and neighbors for their help and many kindnesses during this time of sickness and bereavement. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Haddam Methodist church with the Rev. Chas. E. REED in charge. Interment was made at the Haddam cemetery.
MRS. SETH C. PARTRIDGE, 65,of Greenville, Michigan, died on Southern passenger train No. 24,a few minutes out of this city at 7 o'clock last night. Mrs. Partridge and her husband, a prominent farmer and sheep grower of Greeville, Mich., were driving through from Florida where they had spent the winter, and when their machine broke down at Huntsville, Alabama, they took the train to complete the journey. She had been in ill health for several months, it was said, but her death came unexpected. She is survived by her husband, two sons and two daughters, all of Michigan. The body was removed to Wann's to be prepared for shipment to Rockford, Mich., for funeral and interment.
John Henry Mattox was born on August 11, 1872, and married Nellie L. Patrick on March 7, 1895, by Thomas Scott. He was elected sheriff of Holmes County, Bonifay, Florida, in 1917 but only served about a week as he died from pneumonia. His date of death was February 11, 1917.
He is listed with the sheriffs of Holmes County on the Holmes County website. You may view here: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flholmes/sheriff.htm. The family has a picture of John Henry posed on a horse.
Edward Marshall Eppstein, age 51 of Toledo, passed away Friday, August 24, 2001, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland Ohio. He was born September 24, 1949, to Richard C. and Marilyn T. (Tuteur) Eppstein in Toledo. Ed was a command officer with the Lucas County Sheriff's Office for 25 years holding positions that included Civil Branch Sgt., Administrative Sgt. and Armorer... Ed was an incredibly loving husband, father, son, uncle and friend...He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Connie A. (Cole) Eppstein; daughters Nicole A. and Kristin M. Eppstein and his mother, all of Toledo; sister Susan (David) Cooper of Florida; brother Richard (Grace) Eppstein of Toledo; nieces, Bonnie Goldman and Laurie Gyurko, both of Columbus; nephews, Andrew Eppstein of Cleveland and Alexander Eppstein of Toledo, and devoted family friend Annette Mondville...