Death of a
The death occurred on Tuesday
2 Jul 1901 of Mr. John Billo, a highly respected pioneer of Windham,
at his home at LaSalette.
The deceased has been ailing
about a year, and about two months ago was found unconscious in a
field on his farm. Since that time he has been very ill and his
demise was not unexpected. Death was due to heart failure.
Mr. Billo was born in Germany
73 years ago. He came to this country when he was about 18 years of
age and a few years afterwards came to LaSalette where he settled on
the farm on which he died.
Mrs. Calvin Leach [sic]
of this place is a daughter of the deceased.