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Unknown Newspaper, 9 January 1932
Obituary of SIMON SILL
Simon Sill, son of Daniel and Mary Sill, was born Nov. 7, 1844 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. When a small boy, he with his parents moved to Bloomington, Illinois. While at Bloomington, Illinois he attended the State Normal School. 

In 1873, he left Bloomington, Ill., and came to Kansas City, Mo. Where he stayed at part of the year. From Kansas City, he moved to Lincolnville, Kansas. He lived at Lincolnville until June 27, 1927 when he and Mrs. Sill moved to Marion Ks. 

On May 8, 1881, Mr. Sill married Lizzie Kieferle. To this union, one daughter, was born, Mr. And Mrs. Sill were privileged to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary.

In the year 1897 Mr. Sill united with the Evangelical church of Lincolnville.

Mr. Sill died at his home the morning of January 9, 1932 after a long and painful sickness, at the age of 87 years, 2 months and 2 days. He leaves to mourn his death his bereaved wife and companion, Mrs. Lizzie Sill, one daughter, Mrs. E. J. Buckley, two granddaughters, Miss Lucille Buckley and Mrs. Alfred Hiebert and many relatives and friends.

Mr. Sill was a man who lived a quiet life. He had many friends who will hold his friendship in sacred memory. He was an affectionate husband and father.

Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no ???? ?? the bar
when I put out to sea;
But such a tide as moving seems asleep
Too full for sound and foam,
When that which drew from out the boundless deep
Turns again home.
Twilight and evening bell
And after that the dark!
And may there be so sadness of farewell,
When I embark;
For tho’ from out our bourne of time and place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my Pilot face to face
When I crossed the ?bar
Tennyson.
Transcribed and Contributed by Charmaine Keith


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