Spencer Quick McQueen, age 75, retired Tuscola farmer, died at his home on South Ohio Street, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday [October 13, 1942] of complications following a long illness.
Funeral services will be held from the Mt. Gilead Church at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) with burial in the Broadus Cemetery with the Waddington funeral service in charge.
The deceased, a long-time resident of Douglas County, was born at Columbia, Ind., July 5, 1867, son of Thomas and Phoebe McQueen.
On October 3, 1888, he was married to Miss Minnie Smith, who with eight children survives. The children are Mrs. Clarence Chapman, Scotland; Charles McQueen, Potomac; Bert, Benton Harbor, Mich.; Roy Charleston; Mrs. Sylvia King, Ivesdale; Mrs. Leora Gare, Danville; Mrs. Leona Cravens, Camargo, and E. Ray McQueen, Tuscola.
Tuscola Journal, October 15, 1942
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman