Milo Bushnell Obituary

Milo Bushnell, son of Ananias and Lydia Ann Bushnell, was born in Schuyler county Illinois, February 25, 1886, died Tuesday January 26, 1921 at his home near McKinleyville aged 54 years, 11 months and one day.

He was twice married, first marriage occurring July 3, 1884 to Miss Jerucia Husted, who died Aug. 3, 1903. To this union were born six children, two dying in infancy. Those surviving are Charles of Roseville, Illinois, Roy of Astoria, Mrs. Zelma Butler of Bloomington and Miss Elsie of Sheldons' Grove.

His second marriage occurred May 30, 1906, his wife being Mrs. Nellie Valentine. To this union were born two children, Ray and Marie, both at home.

Besides his wife and children he leaves to mourn his death, two stepsons, Don and Ottie Valentine of Summum and one step-daughter, George Waggoner of Marbletown, a number of relatives and hosts of friends.

Rev. John Davis conducted funeral services at the Mt. Zion church, Thursday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock. Interment was made in the cemetery near by.

[Laura's note: I think the stepdaughter is meant to be Mrs. George Waggoner.]

Published in the Argus-Search Light on 2/2/1921

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Milo Bushnell Died Suddenly Tuesday Evening

Milo Bushnell died suddenly Tuesday evening at about 8:30 o'clock at his home five miles east of Astoria in Woodland township. Death was due to heart trouble.

We understand Mr. Bushnell has been suffering with inflammatory rheumatism since last Thursday.

Funeral services will be held at the Mt. Zion church east of Astoria Thursday at 10 o'clock, conducted by John Davis. Interment in the Mt. Zion cemetery.

Published in the Argus-Search Light on 1/25/1921 (pending)

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