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-- Funeral notice, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Tuesday, August 16, 1932, page 13, column H
CLARKE - At Hines, Ill., August 12, 1932, EDWARD T. CLARKE of 223 22nd North, aged 90 years, beloved father of Mrs. Cora Adams, Miss Della Clarke, Mrs. Ethel Elegan, Seattle; Mrs. Iola Wilson, Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Robert Clarke, Casper, Wyo. Member of Stevens Post, No. 1, G. A. R. of Seattle; Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 1, F. and A. M. and Shrine of Denver, Colo.
Funeral services will take place from 1st A. M. E. Church, 14th and E. Pike St., Wednesday at 2 p.m. All friends and members of above societies invited. Committal G. A. R. Cemetery. E. R. Butterworth & Sons, funeral directors.