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Wilbur Harold Buffum
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1900
Cuba
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1961
Illinois, USA

Wilbur H. Buffum

Wilbur Harold Buffum, 61, of Elmhurst, a brother of Rollo and Carroll Buffum both of Canton, died unexpectedly Sunday night. He had gone for a walk earlier that night and was found by police after apparently collapsing before returning to his home.
Mr. Buffum had been employed as railway postal clerk.
A son of Curtis and Effie May [sic:Mae] (Wheeler) Buffum, he was born Oct. 14, 1900, near Cuba. He was a 1918 graduate of Cuba High School.
He is survived by his wife, the former Lucille East, whom he married Jan. 12, 1933, in Walnut Ridge, Ark.
His father, Curtis Buffum of Cuba, also survives, as do four brothers, Rollo, of 167 E. Beech St., and Carroll of 443 N. 1st Ave., John of Cuba, and Ernest of Wichita, Kan.; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Waughtel of Lewistown, Mrs. Ruby Deakin of Fiatt, Mrs. Bessie Huffman of Bushnell, and Mrs. Marjorie Jones of Hanna City; nine nephews, six nieces, four great-nieces and two great-nephews.
McNab Funeral Home in Pochontas, Ark, is in charge of funeral services.

Canton Daily Ledger
Monday, October 30, 1961
Page 2

Transcribed by Linda Deakin Haynes
 
 
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 Parents:
  Curtis Buffum (1878 - 1967)
  Effie Mae Wheeler Buffum (1881 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Mattie Lucille East Buffum (1907 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Wilbur Harold Buffum (1900 - 1961)
  John A Buffum (1903 - 1972)*
  Edith Marie Buffum Waughtel (1905 - 1962)*
  Bessie Charlotte Buffum Huffman (1909 - 1986)*
  Rollo D Buffum (1911 - 1983)*
  Ruby Mae Buffum Deakin (1915 - 1985)*
  Marjorie Dayle Buffum Jones (1918 - 2009)*
  Carroll Dwight Buffum (1920 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Mammoth Spring
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Linda Haynes
Record added: Jan 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83645627
Wilbur Harold Buffum
Added by: Linda Haynes
 
Wilbur Harold Buffum
Added by: Linda Haynes
 
Wilbur Harold Buffum
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