Buchanan County, Missouri

Willman, John
John N. Willman Dead
For forty-six years past John N. Willman has been a resident and business man of St. Joseph.  The first fifteen of his sixty-one years was spent in New York, from which place his father came to St. Joseph when this city was but a village.  From the time that he entered business here Mr. Willman had been identified in very many enterprises, in all of which he was successful.  After a protracted illness he passed away Monday and was buried with honors from the Cathedral Wednesday forenoon.  The services being largely attended. 

The deceased leaves a wife, two sons and four daughters, they being Mrs. Arthur Whitehead, Sheridan, Wyo. and Miss Genevieve Louise Willman, Mrs. Thomas L. Ready and Mrs. Phillip Sheridan of St. Joseph.  The sons are William L. and John N. Willman, Jr. of St. Joseph.  There are two surviving brothers, Dr. R. Willman, St. Joseph and Leo Willman, Pasadena, Calif.
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, Aug. 3, 1918

Worrell, Port
Worrell Funeral Tomorrow. 
Traveling Man was Victim of Spanish Influenza Last Night.  Port Worrell, a traveling man, living at 501 North Washington, died last evening after an attack of pneumonia.  The funeral service will be held from the home at 5:10 and the body will be taken to Rushville, Mo., for interment.  He was born in Rushville, Mo., 39 years ago and live in Hutchinson for a number of years.  He is survived by his wife and daughter, Mildred. 
[Source: Hutchinson News Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas Saturday, October 12m, 1918 page – 8 *** column – 3  Submitted by Rose Stout]

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