Obituary Record

Layton William Greeno
Died on 10/29/1898
Buried in Blair Cemetery

Thursday, November 3, 1898 Republican, Blair, Nebraska

Death of an Old Citizen

Last Saturday while returning home from the Compton farm in Cuming City, where he had been husking corn, Mr. L. W. Greeno was seen to fall in the road and was carried into the residence of Marcus Beck near his own home in Dexterville. A doctor was called but death ensured before he could render any aid. He had been out of health for several years past.

Deceased was an industrious and highly respected pioneer citizen of this county which had been his home for more than 20 years. He was an ex-soldier and some 54 years of age, and leaves a young family of four children by the wife of this second choice. The funeral was from the Free Methodist church on Monday afternoon, Rev. Ballonger officiating.

Monday, October 31, 1898 Pilot, Blair, Nebraska

The many friends of L. W. Greeno were saddened last Saturday when they learned of his very sudden death. He had been husking corn for Mr. Compton but was taken sick and started for home but fell helpless in front of the Beck residence. He was carried into the house and before a doctor could be summoned, he expired. Mr. Greeno was a pioneer settler of Washington county, having lived here upwards of twenty years. He was an old soldier and a charter member of John A. Dix Post No. 52 and the funeral this afternoon is in charge of the members of that order. He leaves a family of children, the youngest a baby of one year. The funeral services were held at 2 o’clock this afternoon at the Free Methodist church Rev. Ballenger presiding. Mr. Greeno leaves a large circle of friends who join with THE PILOT in extending sympathy to the bereaved.


~~obituaries courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~

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Printed in the Blair Republican on 11/3/1898