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Charles G. LAROWE/LARUE (1839-1917)

The Kokomo Daily Tribune, Thur., Feb. 15, 1917
Submitter: Cindy Wolcott

Charles G. Larowe/Larue Dies -- Aged Citizen Passes Away After Extended Illness. -- Was a Veteran of the Civil War- Funeral Services Saturday afternoon.
One of Kokomo's aged and respected citizens was called to his reward at 3 o'clock this morning when Charles G. Larowe/Larue, aged 78 years, died at this home at 1615 N. Morris street, after an extended illness.
Mr. Larowe was a veteran of the Civil war. Funeral services will be held at the North Street Baptist church at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon.
The local post of the G.A.R. will have the services in charge. The relatives of the deceased request that no flowers be sent by friends. Mr. Larowe is survived by the widow, and daughter, Mrs. P. H. W. HAYNES, of this city.

Civil War Military Roster

Daniel L. LAROWE (c1838-1915)

The Kokomo Daily Tribune, 6 December 1915

Was Widley Known and Highly Respected-Passed Away At the Age of 77

Daniel LAROWE, one of Howard county's old settlers and highly respected citizens, of Liberty township, passed to the great beyond. He died Sunday morning at the home north of Greentown.
Mr. LAROWE was a member of the First Christian church. He passed a pleasing personality and his happy nature won for him a wide circle of friends. The deceased was seventy seven years of age, and had resided in Liberty township fifty years.
The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock at the First Christian church, in charge of the service pastor, Rev. Kirshner, burial in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

John Golden LAROWE (c1845-1909)

The Kokomo Daily Tribune, March 20, 1909
Submitter: Cindy Wolcott

Well known farmer of the Plevna neighborhood, died at his home a mile and a half south of town at 7 o'clock this (Saturday) morning. Mr. LAROWE had been ill for a number of years.

Mrs. Mary Ann CASH LAROWE (c1844 -1918)

The Kokomo Daily Tribune, Saturday, June 1, 1918
Submitter: Cindy Wolcott

DIES FROM INJURIES -- MRS. MARY A. LAROWE EXPIRES AT GREENTOWN -- Was Run Down in the Street By An Automobile a Week Ago Last Friday.
Mrs. Mary Ann Larowe, age 74 died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. O. SMITH, in Greentown, at 3:30 o'clock this morning, of injuries received a week ago last Friday when she was run down in the street by an automobile.
She had been feeble for some time and in crossing the street was unable to get out of the way of an automobile which was backing toward her, the driver not being aware of her presence.
The Funeral will take place Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Main Street Christian church, Greentown. The interment will be made in the Greentown cemetery.
The surviving children are Mrs. W.O. SMITH, Mrs. Stelia ROGUE, William F., George E., Frederick C. and Algie LAROWE.
The deceased was widely known in Greentown and vicinity and was held in high esteem by all her acquaintances. All have been grieved over the accident that befell her and all will receive a sense of loss from the news of her death.

Matilda Armstrong LAROWE (1816-1888)

The Kokomo Daily Tribune, Thur. March 8, 1888
Submitter: Cindy Wolcott

Grandma LAROWE died at the residence of her son, Daniel LAROWE, near Greentown, Sunday March 4, of spinal trouble, it being her 72nd. birthday.
The funeral occurred Monday at 10 a.m. at the residance, services conducted by Emma Phares.
She had been sick but a short time when the angel of death called her home and relieved her of her sufferings. A large circle of friends and acquaintances deplore the loss of a kind friend and sympathetic helper. May the pure influence of her life rest upon her relatives and friends as a benediction from Heaven.

John W. LEACH (1840-1903)

The Kokomo Daily Dispatch, Monday, August 10, 1903, page 1
Submitter: Phyllis Walker

Served for Many Years as Postmaster of the Village
John W. LEACH died at his late home in Cassville at 7 o’clock this morning after a protracted illness. The funeral will take place from the Cassville M. E. church Sunday afternoon and interment will be in Crown Point cemetery in this city. The services will be in charge of the Rev. Tinkham, pastor of the Bunker Hill M. E. circuit. The funeral will be largely attended by veterans of the civil war, among which Mr. Leach was numbered, from the Cassville neighborhood, and from the city and county in general.
John W. LEACH had a wide acquaintance throughout the county and was a man who had the esteem of all who knew him. He was born July 17, 1840, and had spent the greater part of his life in Howard county. He enlisted in the Tenth Indiana volunteer infantry in the war between the states and as a private in Company I of that regiment served valiantly and well. He was a man of modest demeanor, of unswerving integrity and of the best qualities of good citizenship. He was postmaster at Cassville under the two Cleveland administrations. He was an unswerving democrat in his political faith and his religion was founded in the golden rule, which he ever sought to observe. He had the merited respect and esteem of the community in which he had lived for so many years and in which his death is sincerely mourned. It is requested that all Civil War veterans who conveniently can be present at the obsequies.

Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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