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Thomas H. Wasson was born near St. Louis, Missouri, June 8, 1854, and died at his home in Union September 17, 1923, age 69 years, 3 months and 9 days.
Coming west in 1885, he settled in Warner, Idaho, where he worked in the mine for ten years.
He was twice married. To the first union five children were born On January 4, 1904, he was again married to Miss Ermina B. Coffinberry, of Union. He is survived by his widow and the five children already mentioned. The family moved to Union County in 1914, which has been his home ever since.
About eight years ago his health failed him and he has been a great sufferer ever since, but through it all he never complained, was patient to the end which came unexpected Monday evening. He loved his home-to him it was his castle and place of rest-and did all in his power to make it pleasant for those who came. He was a kind and loving husband and father, a good citizen and neighbor.
Joe L. Wasson, of Boise, Idaho, was the only child living near enough to be present at the funeral. Other members of the family live in the East. Many friends extend sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.
The funeral was held from Cock Bros., Undertaking Parlors Wednesday, September 19. At 2:30 p.m., services by Rev. Quinn of the Methodist Church. Interment in the Union Cemetery.
Since the above was in type, the Republican has received the following additional facts relative to the …(illegible)… He is survived by his wife Mina B. Wasson, and his children by a former marriage-B. F., J .L., T. F., Mrs. L. Wakefield and Mrs. P. Beaudion.
Contributed by: Larry Rader