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Charles Edwin Read
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1892
Piper City
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1963
Ford County
Illinois, USA

PIPER CITY - (PNS) - Edwin Read, 71, died at 2:15 a.m. Friday at Paxton Hospital after being a patient there for 56 days.

His funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Reilly Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Pitsch officiating. Burial will be in Brenton Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

He was born April 11, 1892, north of Piper City, the son of Charles and Malvina Marble Read.

Surviving are one brother, Elmo, Piper City; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents and one brother preceded him in death.

A graduate of Richmond Business College, Kankakee, he farmed ln the area until 1943 when he moved to Piper City. He had been at the Ford County Nursing Home, Paxton, for six years before entering the hospital. He was a member of the Piper City Methodist Church.

[Obituary from Cheryl Read Wells] 
Family links: 
  Charles Meriam Read (1852 - 1922)
  Malvina Emmoette Marble Read (1862 - 1959)
  Charles Edwin Read (1892 - 1963)
  Orville Alfred Read (1895 - 1926)*
  Elmo Emerson Read (1897 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Brenton Cemetery
Piper City
Ford County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.74823, -88.20448
Created by: Charlotte Kensil
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39912124
Charles Edwin Read
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Charles Edwin Read
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Charles Edwin Read
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RIP 3rd cousin 2x removed
- Yvonne
 Added: Oct. 26, 2016
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- Connie Mills
 Added: May. 10, 2014

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