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Funeral services for Clarence D. CORWIN were held from the Methodist church in Burlington at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon and a great many friends attended.

The services were in charge of Rev. E.E. BEAUCHAMP and a quartet composed of T.E. OSBORN, Annis and Mildred RUDRAUFF and
Lyle KELLY, sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "Abide with Me" and "Asleep in Jesus".

The quartet was accompanied by Mrs. T.T. KELLY. Pallbearers were associates of Mr. CORWIN in the Maytag Sales corporation. Nine of his friends were here from Emporia and Ottawa to attend the services
and were A.M. TELFER, Ottawa; R.L.TUCK, Ross LATIMER, Frank EDMINSTON, J.H. MOHERMAN, J.D. SLAVENS and H.H. HIATT of Emporia. Interment was in Graceland cemetery.

Clarence Delworth CORWIN, son of Benjamin F. and
Sarah A. CORWIN, was born in Lima, OH on Oct 1, 1878 and passed away at his home in Burlington on June 6, 1931 at the age of 52 years, 8 months
and 2 days.

While a small child he came with his parents in Washington county, KS, where he grew to manhood.

On Mar 1, 1900 he was united in marriage to Jessie E. HEWITT at Haddam, KS. Seven children were born to this union: Glen D., Nevin L., Ferrell B., Keith C., Izetta Elizabeth, and Mrs. Ramona DALBY all of Burlington and Mrs. Oleeta GEORGE of Aliceville.

Mr. CORWIN came to Burlington, KS in 1919. He spent his adult life as a salesman having been in the employed by the Pioneer Hardware & Music company of Burlington for nine years.

He then was employed for several months by the Lewis Hardware Co., at Yates Center, KS and for the past two years has been with the Maytag Sales Company.

He had been in poor health for the past several years. His last illness was for a period of about eight months.

He was a kind father and a loving husband and loved and respected by all who knew him.

Besides his wife and children he leaves to mourn his loss five grandchildren: Jackie Gene CORWIN, Donald Navin CORWIN; Mona Lee and Patty June
GEORGE, and James Dallis DARBY; two sisters, Mrs. Mamie PANCAKE, Haddam, KS and Mrs. Orpha THOMPSON, Yates Center, KS and one brother, L.A. CORWIN, Washington, KS.

Also several nieces and nephews, and his friends were numbered by his acquaintances.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

Last Updated:  Monday, December 03, 2001 23:48:55

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