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Elmer Compton
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1874
Mendota
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1953
Sterling
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

Morning Star newspaper, Dec 22, 1953

ROCK FALLS - Elmer Compton, 79, who retired in 1951 after 47 years in the pump sales and repair business, died at 12:30 pm Monday in Community General hospital. He was born Jan. 12, 1874, in Mendota, and was brought to Rock Falls when 4 years old. Surviving are his widow, Fannie; four daughters, Mrs. Marion Fortney, Charleston, WV; Mrs. Clarence Grant and Mrs. George Reitzel, Rock Falls; Mrs. Barbara Havener, Sterling; two sons, Glenn, Sterling, and Kenneth, Eureka, IL; a brother, Fred, Rock Falls; and 10 grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday at 3 pm in Wheelock funeral home with the Rev. Harry E. Shiffer, pastor of Christian church, officiating. Burial will be in Rock Falls I.O.O.F. cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel C. Compton (1836 - 1922)
  Sarah Jane Evans Compton (1852 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie T. Frank Compton (1883 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  Glenn Eugene Compton (1907 - 1956)*
  Kenneth Lyle Compton (1909 - 1982)*
  Lora Belle Compton Fortney (1913 - 1998)*
  Lita June Compton Grant (1916 - 2005)*
  Infant Compton (1923 - 1923)*
  Barbara Jean Compton Havener (1927 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Compton (1874 - 1953)
  Leroy Samuel Compton (1875 - ____)*
  Bertha L Compton (1876 - 1879)*
  Blanche E. Compton Miller (1878 - 1953)*
  Fred A. Compton (1884 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coloma Township Cemetery
Rock Falls
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gayle Gilpin
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88703702
Elmer Compton
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Elmer Compton
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Elmer Compton
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