WW-I_Obit_SARJENT, Bert E. - 1968 - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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WW-I_Obit_SARJENT, Bert E. - 1968


Source: Danville (Illinois) Commercial News June 25, 1968

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. (CNS) – Bert E. Sarjent, 72, of Veedersburg Route 4, died at 1:40 p.m. yesterday (June 24, 1968) at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville. He had been in failing health for several months. Born Aug. 31, 1896, in Milford, Ill., he was the son of William and Martha Johnston Sarjent. He was married June 16, 1918, in Milford to Ruby Alexander, who survives. Mr. Sarjent had been a farmer. He was a veteran of service in the Army during World War I. He was a 50-year member of the Charles Forrest American Legion Post 288 and Modern Woodmen Lodge. Others survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Martha Gossett and Mrs. Jean Smith, both of Attica; a sister, Mrs. Laura Martin of Attica; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, a son and a brother. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Parham Funeral Home in Milford. The Rev. Mrs. Edith Bruner and the Rev. Earl Carmichael will officiate. Friends will be received at the Parham Funeral Home from 7 ……..  – jlr

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