3, 1927 (Thursday)
The St. Joe News, St. Joe, Indiana
Death came suddenly
and unannounced to Charles S. Ricketts, of Lake Wilson, Minn., Saturday morning. Mr. Ricketts
was assisting with the butchering and without warning fell dead. It was a terrible shock to the family and to
the friends as they learned of his death.
S. Ricketts was born
DeKalb county, Indiana,
January 24, 1858 and died January 22, 1927.
To his first marriage were born three children: Mrs. Philip Gass of Los Angeles, Cal.,
who lives in Duluth, Minn.,
and Mrs. Josie Carlson of Willmar, Minn.,
died seven years ago.
Ricketts was married again to Mrs. Ada
Butler of West Union, Iowa, June 25, 1920.
To this union were born two children:
Gerald and Lila, who were at home.
services were held at the Methodist
Church in Slayton,
Minn., Tuesday afternoon in
charge of Rev. Palmer of Lake Wilson
and interment made in the Slayton cemetery.
Charles Ricketts has been a
resident of Western Murray for nearly
years and had a wide circle of friends who extend sympathy to the
ones. Those from away who attended
funeral were: Ira Ricketts
of Duluth, Minn.,
of Minneapolis and Mrs. and Mrs. Ben Bump of Stone