Funeral Services For Former Resident Are Held Friday
Mrs. Elsie C. Harlan Somerville, 66, of 1003 E. Elmhurst Ave.,
Peoria, died at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday in St. Francis hospital where she had
been a patient since April 7, 1956.
Born south of Dunlap November
12, 1889, she was the daughter of Harrison and Hannah L. Harlan.
For the last year she has resided with Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Ferdinand in
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Amy Shehan of Dunlap; five
step-children; and several nieces and nephews and grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1 in the Schreiner
Mortuary in Dunlap. Burial was in Prospect cemetery.
were Ralph Harlan, Harold Harlan, Gaylord Harlan, Clifford Harlan,
Newell Livingston, and Lawrence Shehan.
Services were conducted
by Rev. Richard C. Mader, pastor of the Methodist church in Dunlap.
Music was furnished by Mrs. Alice Russell of Peoria at the organ.
Dennis Swartz of Albian, Iowa, was soloist.
Among those attending
the services were Mrs. Pearl Devick and daughter Donna of Marshalltown,
Iowa, Mrs. Dorothy Mellrath and Patricia of Spencer, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Sumerville and son of Fl., Leonard Wood, Mo., and Mrs. Imogene
Kenson of Normal.