COMFORT M. HOYLE
Towanda Advocate, May 18, 1919, Pg. 5
Comfort M. Hoyle was born at
Berlin, Mahoning county, Ohio, July 21, 1838. He departed this life May
11, 1919, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bert Crum, at the age of 80 years, 9
months and 20 days.
On August 13, 1878, he was married
to Miss Emeline Flickinger. They came to Kansas in 1879, locating in
Sedgwick county where he resided until death called him hence. To this
union five children were born, two daughters and three sons Rollin H. Hoyle of
Wichita, Warren Hoyle of Towanda, Irwin C. Hoyle of Greenwich, Mrs. Effie
Deidrick of Wichita and Mrs. Edith Crum of this place.
Mr. Hoyle knew the hardships of
war, as he was an old soldier and served during the Civil war in Co. G, 144th
He leaves to mourn his loss five
children, eleven grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Amelia Ruggles of San
Bernardino, California, and a host of friends. Mrs. Hoyle passed to the
realms beyond on August 24, 1908.
Mr. Hoyle was always an active
farmer, a kind friend and a good neighbor. He suffered for many years from
the trouble which caused his death, that of cancer of the face, and his last
days were ones of intense suffering.
The funeral services were held in
the Indinola schoolhouse. Rev. G. W. Garrison officiating. The
interment was made in the Andover cemetery.