Frank C. Franklin died at his
home near Clear Creek on Sunday night, 20 Jun 1920, after an illness of
about an hour.
He had felt no symtoms of
illness during the day and had finished the chores on the farm, and had
only just retired when he called his son to come to him. He was then in
great pain and gasping for breath and died before medical aid could be
Burial took place in the Cultus
Cemetery on Thursday afternoon, the service being conducted by Rev. Mr.
Chapman in the Methodist Church, and was largely attended by sorrowing
friends and relatives.
For some time past deceased had
not been in robust health, and since the death of his son Cecil, who met
his death in an aeroplane accident in England during the Great War, his
decline has been somewhat rapid.
He is survived by his wife, two
sons, Harry and Frank, and one daughter, Miss Marjorie, besides two
brothers, Floyd and John of Clear Creek, and three sisters:
Mrs. L. J. Pierce of Port Rowan,
Mrs. J. B. Brown of Clear Creek, and
Mrs. W. J. Woodward of Farewell, Mich.,
to whom the deepest sympathy of the community will be extended in their