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 Leonard Amos Wylie

Leonard Amos Wylie

Birth
Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Aug 1957 (aged 87)
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Illinois City, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
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Illinois relative this week received word of the death on August 3 in Los Angeles, Calif., of Leonard A. Wylie, aged nearly 90. The remains will be cremated and the ashes will later be returned to Illinois City where brief graveside services will be held.
The son of William J. and Elizabeth Wylie, the deceased was born Oct. 4, 1867, at Illinois City. He was married to Josie Pullen who became the mother of their two children, William and Leon A. William died in Salina, Jan., and Leon in Illinois City.
For a number of years Mr. Wylie taught school and was at one time principal of the school at Coal Valley. He later was with the Underwood Typewriter Co. and for 35 years had made his home in California.
Mr. Wylie is survived by four grandchildren, Mrs. Dorothy Morrison of Reynolds, Noah of San Pedro, Calif., Merle of Illinois City and Jean Smith of Milan; and five great-grandchildren. He was married twice and both wives preceded him in death as did a numner of brothers and sisters.
Source: Reynolds Press dated 8/9/1957.


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  • Created by: Dianna Powell Martin
  • Added: 12 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106622996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Amos Wylie (1 Oct 1869–3 Aug 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106622996, citing Illinois City Cemetery, Illinois City, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dianna Powell Martin (contributor 47276746) .