Fred E. Ware, Obituary, 1921

“The Clinton Herald Monday April 4, 1921 p. 15 Fred E. Ware, 438 Fifth avenue, aged 60 years, a life time resident of Clinton, passed away at 7 o’clock yesterday morning at Jane Lamb hospital, his death following a week’s illness. Funeral services are to be held at the late home at 2:30 o’clock tomorrow afternoon with Rev. F.H. Burrell officiating at the Episcopal service. Interment will be in Springdale cemetery. The deceased was born in Clinton September 16, 1861, and had always made Clinton his home. He was a graduate of Lake Forest, where he had received his finishing education, and was for many years engaged in the insurance business in Clinton. In his early years he was interested in athletics, as a participant, and in recent years had continued that interest as a spectator. Mrs. Ware passed away a year ago in Chicago and Mr. Ware’s mother, Mrs. Agusta Lamb Ware, preceded him in death about seven years. His father died many years ago. Left to mourn the death of the deceased are two brothers, E.M. Ware of Los Angeles, Calif., and A.L. Ware of San Francisco, Calif., and two sisters, Mrs. Jennie M. Wainwright and Mrs. Frank W. Ellis, both of Clinton. The deceased was a member of the Masonic bodies of Clinton including DeMolay consistory, A.A.S.R. Masons, and was popular in a large circle of friends and acquaintances. He had never taken an active part in politics but was regarded as one of Clinton’s foremost citizens.”

Source:  Michael J. Kearney Date: 12/31/2002

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