Harry L Packard

Rawlins County, Kansas, USA
Death 21 Jun 1931 (aged 41)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 169028725 · View Source
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Obituary of Harry L. Packard, June 23, 1931, Citizen-Patriot:

Harry L. Packard was born October 8, 1889 in Rawlins County, Kansas and died June 21, 1931 at Denver, Colorado at the age of 41 years, 8 months and 13 days.

H leaves to mourn is death, a wife, one daughter, Lucille R. Packard, one son, Ernest E. Packard, two step-children, Mrs. Louis Murphy and Charles Teers of Arizona, his mother, Mrs. C. E. Packard of Pueblo, Colorado, two brothers, Clyde Packard of Walsenburg, Colorado and T. G. Packard of Pueblo, Colorado, five sisters, Mrs. Lennie Badger, Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Mary Kelly, Alamo, California; Mrs. Fred Linter, Atwood, Kansas; Mrs. L. E. Clemens, Pueblo, Colo.; and Mrs. Chas. Blood, McCook, Nebr., and a host of relatives and friends.

Nine years ago he confessed his faith to Christ and joined the Methodist church at Walsenburg, Colo. He was laid to rest by the side of his infant daughter, his father, and his brother in the Atwood Cemetery.

Funeral services were held at the Atwood Methodist Church on June 24, 1931 a (sic) 2:00 p.m. under the direction of Rev. C. A. Mullendore, pastor of the church.

Article, June 25, 1931, Citizen-Patriot

The funeral of H. L. Packard of Denver was held here Wednesday afternoon and interment made in the Atwood Cemetery. The Denver Post on Monday carried the story of his death which occurred Sunday while he and his brother-in-law, A. F. Badger, were on a fishing trip to Baseline Lake near Boulder. Their skift capsized when they were struck by a severe wind storm. Both attempted to swim ashore but couldn’t make it. Mr. Badger was rescued by fishermen but they were unable to help Mr. Packard.

Mr. Packard was well known in this county having lived here for many years. He is survived by his widow and daughter, Lucille, 16 years old, both of Denver.

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