Lewis Elmer Clark
Lewis Elmer Clark, a native of Chicago, and a resident of Freeport since he was two years of age, passed away at 11:15 this morning at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Clark, 82 Cottonwood street. He had been afflicted with tuberculosis for the past two years, and since April had been critically ill. He was employed at the Sanitary laundry. Mr. Clark was 29 years old.
Besides his parents, he leaves three sisters, Misses Helen and Mayme at home and Mrs. Guy Billig of Rockford. He was a member of Grace Episcopal church and of the Independent Order of Foresters. He was a member of the Germania society for the last ten years.
The funeral will be held from the home Thursday aftenoon. Rev. F. J. Bate will officiate and interment will be in the city cemetery.
Scrapbook Clipping - dated June 10, 1913. Submitted by: E-mail on 15 Apr 2002