Glen Forrest Harsin

YOUNG MAN TAKEN UNEXPECTEDLY BY DEATH'S SUMMONS
GLEN HARSIN PASSES AWAY FRIDAY AT HOSPITAL; ILL BUT SHORT TIME.
VAST GATHERING AT FUNERAL
METHODIST CHURCH FILLED TO ITS CAPACITY AT SERVICE ON SUNDAY AT 2:00.
GLEN HARSIN PASSED AWAY FRIDAY NOVEMBER, 14TH, AT THE IROQUOIS HOSPITAL, AGED 23.
AN ABSCESS IN THE SIDE BROUGHT COMPLICATIONS WHICH PROVED FATAL. HE HAD BEEN ILL FOR SEVERAL WEEKS BUT HIS DEATH CAME SO UNEXPECTEDLY TO HIS MANY FRIENDS AND RELATIVES THAT ALL WERE PAINFULLY SHOCKED BY THE TIDINGS OF YOUNG MANHOOD.
THE REMAINS WERE BROUGHT TO THE HOME OF HIS GRANDMOTHER, MRS C. HARSIN AND THE FUNERAL WAS HELD AT THE MILFORD M.E.CHURCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON 1T 2 O'CLOCK IN CHARGE OF THE PASTOR REV L.F.ZINSER.
THE AUDITORIUM AND SUNDAY SCHOOL ROOM AND BALCONY WERE FILLED BY THE GREAT CONCOURSE OF FRIENDS AND RELATIVES ASSEMBLED.
THERE WAS A VAST DISPLAY OF FLOWERS AS TOKENS OF LOVE AND SYMPATHY OF FRIENDS AND RELATIVES.
MUSICAL NUMBERS WERE BY THE STOCKLAND MALE QUARTET. JOHN FIELDING, WM. P LYMAN, FRED R PUTMAN AND GEO. A TAYLOR, WITH PROF FRANK B. JORDON AT THE ORGAN.
RILEY MITCHEL OF WATSEKA SANG A FAVORITE SONG OF THE YOUNG MAN, ENTITLED "WHEN YOU COME TO THE END OF THE DAY"
THE PALL BEARERS WERE RUSSELL SMITH, DELMAR HALLOCK, RUSSELL GERMAN, WALTER KENT, LESTER CROOKS AND KERMIT NELSON.
GLEN WAS A MODEST, FINE LOOKING YOUNG MAN OF EXCELLENT CHARACTER AND WAS HIGHLY REGARDED IN THE COMMUNITY WHERE HE LIVED. HE GRADUATED FROM MILFORD GRADE SCHOOL IN THE YEAR 1923 AND FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL IN 1927.
THE MINISTER READ THE FOLLOWING OBITUARY:
GLEN F. HARSIN WAS BORN MARCH 30, 1907 IN PRAIRIE GREEN TOWNSHIP AND DIED NOV. 14, 1930. HE WAS THE SON OF WILLIS AND GILDIE HARSIN. THE FAMILY LIVED IN PRAIRIE GREEN UNTIL GLEN WAS ABOUT 9 YEARS OLD WHEN THEY MOVED TO MILFORD WHERE THEY LIVED UNTIL OCTOBER OF THIS YEAR THEY MOVED TO HOOPESTON AND ENGAGED IN BUSINESS THERE.
GLEN ATTENDED THE MILFORD GRADE SCHOOL AND GRADUATED FROM THAT SCHOOL IN 1923. HE THEN ATTENDED MILFORD TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL AND FINISHED THAT COURSE, GRADUATING IN 1927. SINCE THAT TIME HE HAS ASSISTED HIS FATHER IN THE RESTAURANT BUSINESS.
GLEN WAS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR AND BEST LOVED BOYS OF THE COMMUNITY AND WILL BE SADLY MISSED BY ALL HIS FRIENDS AND ASSOCIATES FOR HE WAS OF A KIND DISPOSITION AND FA IN ALL HIS DEALINGS WITH OTHERS.
FROM OUT OF TOWN ATTENDING THE FUNERAL WERE MR. AND MRS. GEORGE POSEY AND BERTHA PRIMMER OF LAFAYETTE, IND, MR. AND MRS. ORA HANDLY OF ROCHESTER, IND, MR. AND MRS. ARTHUR LAMBERT AND DAUGHTERS EDNA AND HELLICE, MR. AND MRS. TRUMBLE, WATSEKA, MR. AND MRS LOREN DIVITT AND GEORGE GERDES OF KANKAKEE; MR. AND MRS TUDEPIERCE AND DAUGHTER EMELINE, MR. AND MRS. ED POYNER, MR. AND MRS. CHET FIELD, HOOPESTON, MR. AND MRS JOHN DUKES, MRS ALICE FRICK AND EDITH DUKES, HILLSBORO,INDIANA.
THERE WAS A CARD OF THANKS THAT FOLLOWED IN THE PAPER THAT READ: WE WISH TO THANK THE FRIENDS AND RELATIVES FOR THE BEAUTIFUL FLORAL OFFERINGS AND FOR THE MANY EXPRESSIONS OF KINDNESS AND SYMPATHY DURING OUR LATE SORROW. WE WISH ALSO TO THANK THE BIRTHDAY CLUB AND REV L.F.ZINSER.
MR. AND MRS. WILLIS HARSIN, AND SON KENNETH
MR. AND MRS. C. HARSIN
MR. AND MRS. J.A.HANDY AND FAMILY"

Ancestors: Glen Forrest Harsin -> Willis Harsin -> Cornelius Harsin -> Linton Harsin -> George Harsin -> Garret Harsin


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