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STOUT passed away at the family home here in Russell, Tuesday
morning after an illness of but eleven days, the immediate cause
of death being a stroke of paralysis which he suffered a week
ago Saturday while at his farm in the Fairport country.
Since that time he had been showing some signs of rallying but
the attach was too severe for him to do so. Mr. Stout was
born at Bridgewater, Ohio, March 9, 1859. He came to Russell
county in 1876 and located in the Fairport country where he lived
until 1916 when he moved to Russell which has since been his home.
He was married in 1889 to miss Anna Meier and to
them were born seven children as follows: Nellie
(deceased): Mrs. Ethel Fink of Godell Kansas: an infant
daughter (Viola, not in paper) (deceased): Miss Fannie
Stout, teaching at Pittsburg,
Kansas: W. M. Stout of Englewood, Colorado: Miss Cora Stout and little Edna Stout both of Russell. His wife survives him. He also leaves a half-sister, Mrs Georgiana Grubbs of Pioneer, Ohio.
The funeral service is being held today with Rev. Saville officiation. Interment will be in the family plot in the Fairport cemetery and following old friends will be pallbearers: H. M. Lain, J. A. Yerger, Frank Gee, J. P. Lasure, John W. Hildebrand and W. T. Foster.
The family with their heartfelt thanks returned to the many who were kind and sympathetic to them during the illness and after the death of their husband and father.
(Not in paper) Died November 6, 1923 at 7 O'clock P.M. at the age of 64 years, 8 months, 3 days. Fraternal order attending: Odd Fellows, Russell Lodge No. 119 I.O.O.F
Submitted by his grandson, William R. Stout of Gilbert, AZ - DicknBev@aol.com