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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 12 June 1930
Obituary of  THOMAS CORBETT
Thomas CORBETT, son of M.J. and Anna Marie CORBETT was born at Haddam,KS, March 11, 1891 and departed this life at his home south of
Haddam June 12,1930 at the age of 39 years, 3 months and 1 day, after an illness of about six months duration. He bore his suffering in patient silence, never complaining having resigned his fate to the Will
of God.

He was united in marriage Feb 21, 1917 to Beulah Marie HALFERTY, to this union two children were born, Vera Marie age 12 years and Wayne Thomas age 1 year.

His father departed this life April 10, 1901, leaving his mother with seven small children to support. Tommy,
as he was called by all of his friends, went out to make his way in the world at the tender age of 12 years, working his way to manhood, always upright and honest in all his dealings he gained the respect of all who knew him.

He was a kind and loving husband and father and a true and thoughtful friend. He leaves to mourn besides his wife and children, his aged grandmother, Mrs. Rosa BOHM of Clifton, his brothers and sisters namely, Mrs. Ella BUSWELL, Haddam, James of Hanover, John of Fairbury, Mrs. Etta BUTLER of Clay Center, and Louise CORBETT of Fairbury, four nieces and four nephews.

One brother and sister died at an early age.
His mother passed away Mar 8, 1929.

Funeral services were held at the St. Bernard Church of Clara, KS conducted by Father BROWN of Clifton.

The pall bears were cousins of the deceased, Archie ANDERSON, Glen JUNE (an Uncle of mine), Frank JOHNSON, Fred SHEA, Leo SHEA, Wilber BOHM.

The flower girls were Ethel and Evelyn ANDERSON, Mildred BOHM, Elna BOHM, Grace JACKSON, and Beulah TOWNS.

A host of relatives and friends gathered to show their last respects for the departed. He was laid to rest in the Fairbury cemetery Father GILROY of Fairbury conducted the last rite.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines


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