|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1872|
Fulton County obits online:
Friday, September 2, 1960
Jesse BROOKS, 89, Disko, dropped dead, reportedly of a heart attack, about 10 a.m.
today at his home. Dr. Howard ROWE, coroner, and Lyman BAKER, deputy coroner,
investigated. The body was taken to the Haupert funeral home, Akron, which will have charge of
Saturday, September 3, 1960
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Silver Creek Bethel church for
Jesse BROOKS, 89, Disko, who died between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday morning of a coronary
occlusion in the front yard of his home.
Mr. Brooks, who had had a checkup by a physician only last week, was found lying in
yard by a neighbor, Jake FLOHR. Flohr told Coroner Dr. Howard ROWE and Deputy Coroner
Lyman BAKER, who investigated, that Mr. Brooks was still breathing when Flohr found him.
Flohr ran back to a store to summon help, but by the time he had telephoned authorities
and returned to aid Mr. Brooks, the elderly man had died.
He was born Nov. 7, 1872, at Dayton, O., the son of George W. and Eleanor OAKES
BROOKS, but had spent most of his lifetime in the Disko community. He was a farmer.
On Feb. 10, 1892, he was married to Lettie HEISELMAN, who died Feb. 13, 1955.
Mr. Brooks is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Clara) RICHARDS, Mrs. Daisy
FLECK, and Mrs. Carl (Wilda) PRICE, all of North Manchester; Mrs. Russell (Elsie) FLOHR,
Akron; Mrs. William (Goldie) BROWN, Warsaw, and Mrs. Earl (Birdella) DAVENPORT, North
Webster; two sons, Ernest [BROOKS], South Bend, and Jesse [BROOKS], Jr., Kenton, O.;
fortythree grandchildren; seventy-five great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Harold CONRAD will conduct the funeral, and burial will be in the cemetery
adjacent to the church. Friends may call at the Haupert funeral home, Akron, until noon Sunday,
or at the church from 1 till 2 p.m. Sunday.
George Washington Brooks (1843 - 1939)
Eleanor Oaks Brooks (1839 - 1910)
Lettie Mae Heiselman Brooks (1870 - 1955)*
Pearl May Brooks Reed (1892 - 1959)*
Ernest John Brooks (1896 - 1990)*
Marie Fern Brooks Flook (1898 - 1943)*
Daisy L. Brooks Harris (1900 - 1981)*
Birdella Brooks Davenport (1902 - 1986)*
Jesse Devon Brooks (1904 - 1985)*
Elsie Margaret Brooks Flohr (1906 - 1986)*
Wildea Pauline Brooks Price (1909 - 2000)*
Silver Creek Cemetery
Maintained by: Willadean (Kelly) Milar
Originally Created by: OPPSheryl
Record added: May 04, 2010
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