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Masterson - Charles William

Source: Lafayette Journal and Courier  30 March 1963 p 9

Charles Winter Masterson, 91, who was well known in Masonic organizations died in Scott Nursing Home at 10 p.m. Thursday.  He had a long illness and was a patient in the home about three years. The family home is 1819 E. Main St.  Born at Waynetown, he lived in Lafayette 60 years and was a Wabash Railroad clerk for 35 years before his retirement in 1936.  He attended the Crawfordsville schools and the old Central Normal College at Danville.  Mr. Masterson was married to Jennie Dexter in 1901 and was a member of Congress Street Methodist Church.  He was a member of F&AM Lodge 123 and its Tyler for 20 years, still serving at the time of his death.  He was worshipful master of Lodge 123 in 1935 and was the only Mason here who held honorary memberships in six other Blue lodges in this area.  He also was a member of Lafayette Chapter 3, RAM and Tippecanoe Council 68, R&SM and Commandery 3, Knights Templar and the Interstate Association of Retired Railway Employees.  Surviving with the widow at home are two daughters, Misses Doris A. and Ruth Masterson at home and a son, Charles R. of Detroit – kbz

Source: Lafayette Journal and Courier  30 March 1963 p 6

Masterson, Charles W. - Friends may call at Soller-Baker Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Sunday.  Services in Soller-Baker Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Rev. Barton E. Fletcher and Carl Polstra officiating; interment in Spring Vale Cemetery with graveside rites by F&AM Lodge 123. - kbz

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