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Obituaries - Bern HAMILTON

From a Macomb paper, probably Macomb Journal March 1944
Former Resident Dies in Saskatchewan

Word has been received by relatives here of the sudden death of Bern Hamilton of Jansen, Sask., Ca. last Friday. Funeral services were held Tuesday at that place.

He was the son of Frank and Anna Allison Hamilton and was born in Walnut Grove township in 1879. In 1902 he was married to Mettie C. Ellis, and after living in Macomb township several years they moved to near Jansen, Canada. His last visit to Macomb was in the winter of 1936 & 37, when he and his wife and two of his daughters spent several months at the home of Mrs. J.F. Ellis.

He is survived by his wife and nine children, all but one of whom lives in Canada. One daughter, Mary Catherine, resided in Macomb with her grandmother while attending Western several years ago. One son John, graduated from Oklahoma A. & M. college and is now at lieutenant (j.g.) in the U. S. navy.

He is also survived by two brothers, Ray of northeast of Macomb, and Arthur of California, and one sister, Edith Kirkpatrick of New York.

Contributed by Debbie Hamilton