Etc. -- Obituaries of Eli Clouse and Kate A. Rusling
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An edited transcript from page 6 of the 6 May 1935 Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Mrs. Eli Clouse  

The funeral of the late Kate Ann Rusling, wife of Eli Clouse, who was called to rest on Monday, 29 Apr 1935 in her 69th year, was conducted from her late residence, 64 Colborne street north, 1 May 1925 at 2 p.m., with relatives & friends present from Bay City, Detroit, Saginaw, Vineland, Waterford, Brantford and other points.

The large gathering taxed the house to full capacity, signifying the wide circle of friends deceased had made during her long residence in Norfolk County, especially Simcoe which had been her home for some twenty years. The many beautiful floral tributes also evidenced the very high esteem in which deceased was held in many distant points and Norfolk County.

Rev. W. E. V. McMillen, rector of Trinity Anglican church of which deceased was a member for many years, officiated at the home and Rev. T. G. [Innes], rector of Waterford Anglican church, was in charge of the service at the graveside at Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford, where interment was made. The pallbearers were John Gee, H. Y. Culver, William Burgess, R. G. Bowlby, A. E. Culver and N. C. Butler.

An edited transcript from page 8 of 14 Jun 1953 Simcoe Reformer.

Eli Clouse  

A descendant of United Empire Loyalists, Eli Clouse died Tuesday at his St. Patrick Street home in Port Dover. Mr. Clouse, who was in his 91st year, was born at Pleasant Hill Farm in Townsend Township, a son of the late Nelson Clouse and Margaret Beechman, his mother being a first cousin of David Livingstone, the distinguished missionary and explorer. 

Residing in Simcoe until 1934, when his wife, the former Kate Rusling, died, he had since made his home in Port Dover. Until recent years he spent winters in Miami, Florida, with his daughter. He was a member of the Anglican church.

Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Graydon Knowles (Myrtle) of Port Dover, one brother Dr. Elias Clouse of Toronto, who is in his 96th year and is in poor health, and one sister Mrs. A. Sovereen of Bay City, Mich.

Service will be conducted from the Thompson Funeral Home on Friday at 2 p.m., with Canon D. J. Cornish of St. Paul's Anglican Church officiating. The pallbearers will be Robert Brown, Leslie Powell, W. G. Hamilton, Clarence Robinson, Jack Lewis, and Wilfred Myers. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Waterford.

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