Arthur H. Catton

The Stark County News, Stark Co., IL, Wednesday, November 29, 1922
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw 


Dearth Comes To Arthur H. Catton; Long Illness

Arthur H. Catton, for many years a resident of Toulon and late of West Jersey township, passed away at his home in the latter place Friday, 24 November 1922, following an illness of several weeks duration.

Funeral services were held at the West Jersey church Monday at 2:00 p.m., Reverend J. T. Bliss of Princeville, being in charge. Interment was in the West Jersey cemetery.

The following obituary notice was read at the services.

Arthur H. Catton, oldest child of John and Alice J. (Bentley) Catton, was born 18 February 1860 in Jubilee township, Peoria county and died 24 November 1922.

At the age of five years he came with his parents to Stark county, Illinois, where he resided until his death. On 16 January 1885, he was united in marriage to Anna M. Collinson. To this union were born five children, Mrs. Pearl L. Alldredge, Decatur, Michigan; Mrs. Margarette M. Munro, Griswold, Iowa; Walter C., deceased; John Franklin, Lafayette, Illinois; and Miles D., Springfield, Illinois. He also leaves four granddaughters. His father and two brothers preceded him in death. He also leaves his mother, Mrs. Alice J. Catton, five brothers and two sister to mourn his loss, Alfred E., Charles F., John F. and Carl C. of West Jersey; George S. of Wayne City, Illinois; Mrs. Allie Plankael, Lafayette, Illinois; and Mrs. Grace M. Williams, Toulon, Illinois.

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our sincere thanks for the many courtesies and expressions of sympathy offered us during our recent bereavement.

Mrs. Alice J. Catton and Family

Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Plankael were called to West Jersey last Saturday by the death of the latter's brother, Arthur Catton, who passed away Friday night an illness which extended over a period of several months. His death was due to dropsy. Mr. Catton was born 18 February 1860, near West Jersey and much of his life was spent in that vicinity. He was the son of John and Alice Catton and was the oldest of ten children. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Methodist Episcopal church at West Jersey. Interment was in the West Jersey cemetery. A number from Lafayette attended the funeral.

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