Russ McFarland, Age 69, Dies After Illness
Russell McFarland, 69, of 304 E. Jefferson Street, Culver, died at 12:25 p.m. Thursday, May 23,at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. He had been in failing health several years.
Mr, McFarland was a retired laborer and a member of Maxinkuckee Odd Fellows Lodge, Culver V.F.W., Culver American Legion, and was a World War I veteran.
He was born May 14, 1894, in Culver and had been a resident of the Culver community all of his life. He was married May 12, 1924, to Esther Z a r t m a n who survives.
Surviving with the wife are three children, Harry Russell, Francis G., and Mrs. Virginia. Wakefield , all of Culver; three brothers, Nye, of Jefferson City, Mo.; Dewey of Culver, and Welcome of Bass Lake; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Houghton of Golden, Colo., and Miss Josephine Stevens of Culver; and 17 grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poplar Grove Methodist Church, w i t h Rev. Maynard Tittle and Rev. W. Ray Kuhn, officiating and interment was made in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
The Van Gilder Funeral Home in Culver was in charge of arrangements.