|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1855|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1936|
DEATH OF AN AGED PECATONICA RESIDENT
CHARLES M VAN VLECK PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME LAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON
Charles M Van Vleck, 81, a resident of Pecatonica during the greater part of his life, passed away at his home last Thursday afternoon, November 12, at 12:30 o'clock. He had been in failing health for some time past but had been confined to his bed for only a few weeks.
Charles Myron Van Vleck was born at Yorktown, New York, August 10, 1855. He was married here 65 years ago to Miss Martha Woodruff, who preceded him in death seven years ago.
He is survived by eight children, Mrs Nicholas Romelfanger, Kensal, ND; Mrs Ed Osborn, Aberdeen, SD; Leonard Van Vleck, Ottumwa, Iowa; Dwight Van Vleck, Chicago, IL; Mrs Elvin Swift and Mrs Fred Weber, both of Rockford; Mrs Rose Johnson and Richard Van Vleck, both of Pecatonica; one sister, Mrs Maud Price and one brother, Arthur Van Vleck, both of Byron. He also leaves 31 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
He was a member of Pecatonica lodge, No. 173, Independent Order Of Foresters for the past 32 years.
Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the First Lutheran Church, the pastor, Rev. A.J. Berghult officiating and Mr Glenwood Eckburg sang. Interment was in the Pecatonica Cemetery.
THE PECATONICA NEWS
Friday 20 November 1936, p1
Harman Van Vleck (1829 - 1911)
Jane Victoria Seaman Van Vleck (1833 - 1894)
Martha Woodruff Van Vleck (1856 - 1929)*
Lula Helena Van Vleck Romelfanger (1876 - 1959)*
Richard H Van Vleck (1889 - 1967)*
Charles Myron Van Vleck (1855 - 1936)
Annie Victoria Van Vleck (1858 - 1859)*
Frances L. Van Vleck (1860 - 1902)*
Harman M. Van Vleck (1863 - 1865)*
Samuel Arthur Van Vleck (1866 - 1946)*
James M. Van Vleck (1869 - 1883)*
Maud Van Vleck Price (1871 - 1961)*
Mildred M. Van Vleck (1873 - 1898)*
Created by: BJ Brewer
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108285640
|Photos may be scaled.|
Click on image for full size.