Dearth Comes To Arthur H. Catton; Long
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
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
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
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