|15 Oct., 1936 - The Enterprise|
OLD SETTLER AT HERMAN PASSES
Charles Arnold, aged 73, passed away at his home in Herman at 8:30 Wednesday, October 7, after a long illness.
He was born in Humphrey, New York, November 16, 1852. His mother died when he was five years of age, and he came to Nebraska with his father and sisters in an early day. They settled on Bell Creek where they lived until 1894 when they moved to a farm south of Herman, now the Wachter farm. Here they lived for twelve years. In 1906 they moved to their present home in Herman.
He was married to Miss Alice Ellis, and to them two daughters were born: Maude, Mrs. Jay Stokes of Herman, and Edna, Mrs. Karl Hansen of Omaha.
Mr. Arnold was a member of the Methodist church. He was a man of high moral character with a kindly disposition.
Besides the wife and daughters, he is survived by a number of grandchildren and several great grandchildren and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Herman at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon, Rev. T. J. Reese of Blair officiating, assisted by Rev. A. W. Clarke. Music was furnished by Mrs. C. E. Johnson, Miss Dagmar Olson, L D. Long and C. R. Gray with Mrs. F. B. Shrader at the piano, all of Herman.
The pallbearers were Fred Robertson, Charles Nelson, H. E. Custer, Ed Wilson, Dan Hogan and Charles Horn. Interment was made in the Herman cemetery.
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~
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