John L. Barler Services Sunday
For John L.
Barler, 73, of Stark, who died at 1 a. m. Friday at his home, funeral
services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Gillespic Memorial Home in
Wyoming with C. E. Mannschott of Peoria officiating. Burial will be in
Springfellow cemetery. Friends may call at the memorial home after 1 p.
Born Jan. 2, 1874 in Duncan, he married Winnie Hall on
Feb. 25, 1910 in Wyoming. He had lived in the community for over 50
years and been a rural mail carrier since 1934. He was a member of the
Congregational church at Stark and the Wyoming lodge, Modern Woodsman of
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Bessie M.
Merrill and Mrs. Mildred I. Roger, both of Peoria; a son, Harry M.
Barler of Princeville; a sister, Mrs. Belle Arnold of Waukegan; five
grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.