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George Watson Belcher
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Birth: Jul., 1884
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1930
Ramsey County
North Dakota, USA


Died Friday Morning After Heart Attack

Funeral services for George Belcher, 45, prominent local farmer, who succumbed to heart disease early Friday morning, were held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Methodist church of this city with Rev. S. F. Halfyard of Larimore, former pastor of the local church, assisting the Rev. Alfred Roe with the last rites.l

Mr. Belcher became ill during the night Friday and died at 6 a.m. shortly after a physician had been summoned. He was a resident of this vicinity during the last 32 years.

Interment was made in the local G.A. R. cemetery and pallbearers who served were Ira Burgess, John Haslam, S.P. Flumerfeit, William Regan, J. H. McDonald and Dr. T. E. McLean. During the service special music was furnished by a trio composed by C. P. Brainard, Sr., H. E. Weir and Mrs. Walter S. Reid who sand "Lead Kindly Light," Asleep in Jesus{ and "Nearer my God to Thee" with Miss Cornelia Chambers serving as accompanist.

Six members of Kapa Alpha Theta, society sorority at the University of North Dakota of which Miss Evelyn Belcher was a member, drove here to attend the last rites. There were the Misses Laura Haney, Carol Lillo, Harriett Rother, Janet Nisbet, Lillian Christianson and Jean Campbell.

Four children, Lyle, Raymond and William and Miss Evelyn and the widow survive and other survivors are M. J. Belcher, his father, of this city; three sisters, Mrs. J. N. Vest, Sheyenne, Mrs. Blaine Harris and Mrs. Benjamin Harris of this city; and one brother, Shelby Belcher of Sheyenne. All the children are still living at home. 
Family links: 
  Mazarino J. Belcher (1858 - 1934)
  Electra Paradine Bailey Belcher (1858 - 1918)
  Eva Jeanette McCauley Belcher (1885 - 1962)*
  Raymond Watson Belcher (1907 - 1997)*
  Evelyn Virginia Belcher Ahlbrecht (1909 - 2005)*
  Lyle V. Belcher (1914 - 1976)*
  Delina Virginia Belcher Vest (1878 - 1951)*
  Lena Virginia Belcher Vest (1878 - 1951)*
  Columbes Shelby Belcher (1881 - 1943)**
  George Watson Belcher (1884 - 1930)
  Ada L. Belcher Harris (1886 - 1973)*
  Bertha Edna Belcher (1898 - 1909)**
*Calculated relationship
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Devils Lake
Ramsey County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Jan Darby
Record added: Dec 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63031223
George Watson Belcher
Added by: Jan Darby
George Watson Belcher
Added by: Jan Darby
George Watson Belcher
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 Added: Dec. 18, 2010

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