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Re: Millsap/Williams in IL, SD, & WA
Posted by: JJ Millsap -Everett (ID *****2515) Date: April 16, 2006 at 23:02:37
In Reply to: Re: Millsap/Williams in Iowa and Texas? - Now Washington state too by J.J. Millsap of 767

A little more information has found its way into my paws... A kind person from WA state sent me the obituary for Charles S. Millsap and Lillie Williams Millsap, as well as a notice for the 40th Anniversary for Harley Millsap and his wife (not named). I've included them below. I've also been in touch with the wife of Florence (Flossie)'s nephew in South Dakota, but am still looking for Flossie's obituary if anyone has it.

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Raymond Herald and Advertiser, Raymond, Pacific Co, Washington State - July 26, 1951, Page 7

Services for South Bend Man Friday
Service will be held tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the chapel of the South bend Mortuary, for Charles S. Millsap, 74, who died at the hospital here Tuesday following a brief illness.

The Rev. Harry E. Gardner, Raymond, will officiate and burial will follow in Fern Hill cemetery.

Born in Tuscolla (Tuscola), Ill., on September 17, 1876, Millsap was married to Lilly A. Williams in Findley, Ill., in 1897 and the couple moved to South Dakota where they farmed until they retired and came to South Bend about 11 years ago.

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Harley G., Raymond; Oral R., Monroe, and Charles L. of Pana, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Flossie Gerdes, Miller, S.Dak., and Mrs. Gertrude Thompson, Hoquiam; 11 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
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Raymond Herald and Advertiser, Raymond, Pacific Co, Washington State – September 30, 1965 (Thursday)

Lillie Millsap, 84, Succumbs
Mrs. Lillie Ann Millsap, 84, a South Bend resident of many years, died Saturday at Hillcrest Center following a period of declining health. Mrs. Millsap was born 22 May 1881 in Indiana. She was the widow of Charles Millsap, who died in 1951. Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Flossie Gerdes of Miller, S.D. and Mrs. Gertrude Thompson of Hoquiam; three sons: Harley Millsap of Renton, Leo Millsap of Ramsey, Ill, and Oral Millsap of Raymond; eleven grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 11a.m. Tuesday at the Murphy Mortuary Chapel with the Reverend John A. Larsson, Methodist minister, officiating.

Burial followed beside her husband at Fern Hill Cemetery.
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Raymond Herald and Advertiser, Raymond, Pacific Co, Washington State – 24 Aug 1967
Harley Millsaps to Mark 40th
Family and friends will honor Mr. and Mrs. Harley Millsap at an open house Sunday, Aug. 27 at their home, 710 Dakota St. in South Bend, to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.

Friends are asked to call between the hours of 2 and 4 o’clock in the afternoon. A money tree is being planned.



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