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CATES, Schuyler


Source: Lafayette Journal-Courier Fri 27 Aug 1954 p 10

Covington – Schuyler L. Cates, 71, died Thursday in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Danville, Ill where he had been a patient since Sunday.  He sustained a broken leg in a fall Saturday in the yard at the home of a daughter, Mrs. William Howard in Covington. He was a distributor for the Johnson Oil Company for 20 years before his retirement.  He also was a former school teacher and rural mail carrier. He was married to Mary Shoemaker who died in 1912 and Mary Robb who died in 1940. He was a member of the Masonic and Knights of Pythias lodges. Survivors are four sons, Lewis and Charles K of Covington; Harold L of Cicero, Ill and Lt. Leroy Cates of Cherry Point, NC; five daughters, Mrs. Samuel Green, Alvin, Ill; Mrs. Louise King, Crawfordsville; Mrs. Mary Eleanor Salts, Marshfield, Mrs. Delores Howard, Covington and Mrs. Martha Davan, San Diego, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. Etta Bailey, Lake Charles, La; and Mrs. Hazel Bair, Fairplay, Colo and a brother, Bert of Los Angeles. - kbz

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