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THE WESTERN STAR, 1 March 1918
Obituary of EARL N. REDFIELD
DEATH OF E. N. Redfield

After an illness of only three days duration, Earl N. Redfield died on Monday night of this week at his home in Wilmore. The news of his death came as a surprise to the community, as it was only a week ago that he appeared to be in good health. On Saturday he became quite sick and the ailment soon developed into typhoid pneumonia. The funeral services were conducted from the Christian church in Wilmore on Wednesday afternoon, Elder Barraclough, pastor of the Reorganized Latter day Saints church in Wichita, being in charge.

Deceased was about 37 years of age. He lived in Wilmore for five or six years and was one of the city's successful and most popular business men. He devoted considerable attention to farming and stock raising, always taking much pride in the raising of good stock. By all he was regarded as a good citizen in the truest sense of the word. He was devoted to his family and was constant in his efforts to serve them and to do good whenever and wherever possible. It was characteristic of him to show at all times a desire to render some service to others and to help in every good work and contributed much to the betterment and development of community where he lived.

Mr. Redfield was united in marriage with Miss Octia Fisher, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Fisher of Wilmore. To this union four children were born, Glen Eldon, aged 6; Tryphena Mae, aged 4; Geo. Hiram, aged 2, and Carl Nellis, aged 4 months. The wife and all the children survive. He also leaves a mother, Mrs. W. J. Bonar, of Copeland, Kansas, and two sisters and three brothers - Mrs. Eva L. Perry of Ashland, Mrs. Mamie V. Lukens of Atchison, George A,. Redfield of Monument, Kans., Chas. H. Redfield of Bucklin, Kans., and R. R. Redfield of Tonkawa, Okla.

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