Obit: Benjamin, George T. (1858 - 1925)

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----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 12/10/1925

Benjamin, George T. (21 MAR 1858 - 4 DEC 1925)

George Thomas Benjamin, a prominent citizen of Colby, Wis. for the past thirty years, passed away at his home, Friday, Dec. 4, 1925, cancer being the cause of his departure to the distant shore. Funeral services were held by the I. O.O. F., of which the deceased was a member, at the Methodist Church, Rev. Parker officiating, Tuesday, Dec. 8th, and interment made in the Colby Cemetery.

The deceased was born at Fond du Lac March 21, 1858, thus reaching the age of 67 years, 8 months and 14 days. He was married to Mary E. Meach, daughter of James H. Sission, in colby, in 1886, and moved here in 1895. Besides his wife, one sister, Mrs. George Lince, mourn his demise.

The out of town people here for the funeral were Mrs. George Lince, Abrams, Wis., Mrs. Ida Tuttle of Swamice, Wis., and Mrs. Jim Shields of Fond du Lac, Wis.

The deceased, a well driller, was well known in this vicinity and had a host of friends who will remember him as a man of excellent habits and fine moral character.



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