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Obituaries - George M. Hoskinson

Unnamed newspaper - probably from Macomb or Rushville; undated clipping - death occured December 27, 1945

George M. Hoskinson, 92, Died at Macomb Dec. 27

George Monroe Hoskinson, 92, a native born resident of Rushville, died Thursday morning at his home in Macomb, following a 10 days illness.

Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Colin J. Robertson, were held Saturday at the Martin Funeral Home in Macomb, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

A son of John Lewis and Edith Edwards Hoskinson, George Hoskinson was born November 14, 1853 in Rushville. Leaving Rushville on Thanksgiving day in 1877, he located in Macomb, where for many years, in partnership with his father, he was engaged in the business of harness making on the south side of the square in that city.
On May 17, 1879, he married Miss Mary Reynolds of Macomb, who preceded him in death. He was the last surviving member of a family of 7 children.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Helen M. Hungerford, of Macomb; a granson, Reynold A. Hungerford of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.

During his early life he was a member in civic groups, maintaining interest in civic affairs thuout the years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Mystic Workers, Knights of Pythias and Modern Woodmen of America.

Contributed by Linda Worstell

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