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Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, NY July 25, 1913 contributed by M. Kelly [deceased 2009]
KEACH --- In Jerusalem, July 22, 1913, Steven KEACH, aged 89 years. Death was very sudden. Mr. KEACH lived with his daughter Mrs. Frank CAMPBELL, and Tuesday afternoon he started for the veranda. He dropped dead. Besides the daughter with whom he lived, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Clarence CONLEY, and one son, Frank KEACH, of Potter.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Monday Jan 25, 1932 contributed by GSubyak@aol.com
BASTIAN - At the family home, West Ave., Brockport,
Saturday afternoon, Jan. 23, August J. BASTIAN, aged 54 years. He
leaves his wife, Mrs. Effa BASTIAN, and one son,
one brother, William C. BASTIAN, and one sister,
Mrs. John LEMKE, all of Brockport.
Funeral services at the home Tuesday afternoon, January 26, at 2:30. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery.
Penn Yan Democrat, Penn Yan, NY Friday Oct 30, 1936 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Louis YAUTZY and daughter Eva, or Gorham; Mr. and Mrs. William OSWALD and Miss Anna SCHMIDT, of Ferguson's Corners, were Sunday afternoon callers at the George SMITH home.
Mr. and Mrs. George MORSE of Cohoes, and Mr. and Mrs. NEILSEN of Addison, spent Thursday with her cousin, Arthur CLUTE.
Mr. and Mrs. Koyce NELAN and two sons of Victor, spent Saturday with their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. CRAMER.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles HEIMOUTH of Avoca, spent Sunday with their sister, Mrs. Sarah LYNN.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred ROBESON spent Tuesday evening in Canandaigua with his brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank ROBESON.
Mr. and Mrs. William FLORENCE of Dundee, spent the weekend with their niece, Miss Lydia MOON.
Mrs. Arthur CLEVELAND and son, Richard, of Penn Yan, spent the weekend at the Fred ROBESON Home.
Sylvia WILCOX of Pultney spent Thursday with Miss Lydia MOON.
Roger JOHNSON and mother were in Earlville and Utica the first of the week, visiting Mrs. JOHNSON'S sister.
Recent callers at the Roy ROBBINS home were his father, Asa ROBBINS, Mrs. Carl BARKLEY and Mrs. John HOPPER of Hammondsport, and Mr. and Mrs. John BERG of Dundee.
Mrs. Flora TURNER, who has been spending some time with her daughter, Mrs. Ben AUMICK, has returned to Penn Yan with her daughter, Mrs. Harry GRISWOLD, for the winter.
A few friends of Mrs. Allen McMINN gave her a surprise on Friday evening with an oyster supper, it being her birthday.
Geneva Daily Times, Tuesday, Jan 18, 1938 contributed by Dianne Thomas
Car Skids Into Tree - Branchport, Jan 18 - An accident occurred Wednesday afternoon on the road to Italy Hill near the Herman TOWNSEND woods where the car driven by Frank KEECH of Bluff Point, skidded on the ice and crashed into a tree. The car was badly damaged and Mrs. KEECH, a passenger in the car was slightly injured. The driver, Mr. KEECH, was not hurt.
Penn Yan Democrat July 28, 1939 contributed by Cathy Coon
SACKETT - At Keuka, Sunday, July 23, Leland Sackett, 60. He has been ill for some time. Born in Dundee, he came to Keuka Lake section when a young man, and the past 31 years had operated Sackett’s Store at Keuka. He was a well known figure of the Keuka Lake section and particularly well known to the summer colony. He leaves his wife; five brothers, Cornelius, president of Dundee Bank and Board of Education; Nathaniel P., of Penn Yan; Alvah, Clayton, and Bert, all of Keuka. Funeral services were held Tuesday…(the remainder is missing from my copy.)
Geneva Times, Monday Aug 4, 1975 contributed by: Dianne Thomas
Mrs. Alice UPDIKE - Branchport - Mrs. Alice UPDIKE, 82, died Friday at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Penn Yan. Funeral services were held today at 2 pm, St Luke's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Leo DYSON officiating. Burial was in Branchport Cemetery. Mrs. UPDIKE was a resident of Branchport for 61 years and was a member of St. Luke's Church. Surviving are two sons, Milton and George, both of Branchport; two sisters, Mrs. Helen EGGLER of Newburgh and Gertrude BUCHANAN of Miami, Fla.; ten grandchildren; one great grandchild.
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