02 May 2011

Amanuensis Monday - Louis Strange Obituary

02 May 2011

Louis Strange Obituary
The Monitor Press
August 10, 1927; Vol 56, Number 32

Strange - After an extended period of failing health Louis Strange, a well known colored resident of this city and a veteran of the Indian wars, died at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of his adopted son, Russell Berry on East Third Street, aged 84 years.

Deceased was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky and served in the national army in campagns against the Indians following the Civil War. 

He is survived by two adopted children, Russell Berry of this city, and Mrs. Jessie Bailey, now of Chicago.

His wife died some twelve years ago.  He was a stonemason by trade, but for many years was a trusted employee of the Hunter Milling company until compelled to retire by old age and feeble health.

The funeral, with Rev. W. W. Arnett of the A. M. E. church officiating was held at the Frank Funeral Home at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with burial in Prairie Lawn cemetery.