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Franklin Lawrence Runnells
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1872
Death: Apr. 10, 1931

Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Saturday, April 11, 1931

Frank L. RUNNELLS, 58, former resident of Richland Center community, died Friday afternoon at 2:15 in his home in Peru. Death followed an illness of several months with complications of diseases.
The deceased was born in Fulton county, near Richland Center, on Dec. 1, 1872, the son of James H. and Elizabeth RUNNELLS. Upon reaching manhood he was married to Iva NEWCOMB, also of Richland Center. For the past 30 years Mr. ad Mrs. Runnells had lived in Peru where he was engaged in the insurance business. He was a member of the Richland Center Methodist church, having united when a young man.
Surviving are his wife and four children, Omer C. [RUNNELLS] and Joseph [RUNNELLS], of Peru; Ora Russell [RUNNELLS], of Argos, and Alice Gay ATKINSON, of California; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock at the Richland Center church. Burial will be made in the Richland Center cemetery.
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Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Monday, April 13, 1931

Through an error in Saturday's News-Sentinel the names of Mrs. Elizabeth RUNNELLS and Bert RUNNELLS, of Richland Center, mother and brother of the late Frank L. RUNNELLS, were omitted in the list of survivors. Funeral services for Mr. Runnells, Peru insurance man, were held Sunday afternoon at the Richland Center church. Burial was made in the cemetery there.

SOURCE:
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1931
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh
 
 
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 Parents:
  James H Runnells (1849 - 1923)
  Elizabeth J Runnells (1851 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Iva Newcomb Runnells (1877 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Omer C Runnells (1893 - 1941)*
 
 Sibling:
  Franklin Lawrence Runnells (1872 - 1931)
  Thomas Albertus Runnells (1881 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richland Center IOOF Cemetery
Richland Center
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: April Gross
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
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Franklin Lawrence Runnells
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