Thomas J. Sullivan, son of the late Joseph and Anna Sullivan, and one of the most widely known men of this county, died Wednesday morning, October 17, 1923, at his home in Seymour, of a complication of pneumonia and heart trouble. Ill for only a few days, his condition was not generally known to be serious and death came as a shock to his many friends. He was born July 3, 1868 and was therefore in his fifty-sixth year at the time his death.
On Feburary 5th 1889 he was united in marriage to Mary A Cunningham of Kendall, who with four children survive him, viz: Mrs. Ural Sheffer of Leadmine; Mrs. Thomas anfield of Cuba City; Joseph E. and Herbert of Detroit Michigan, to
gether with six grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, and one sister---J.O. Sullivan and Mrs M. A. O Brien, both residing in Seymour.
Deceased had always followed the occupation of farming, and spent practically all his life on the farm in Seymour.
He has held the office of assessor, and the school offices in his district and was one of the direcors of the Belmont and Pleasant View Telephone Co. Three years ago he was appointed highway superintendent and twice re-appointed and it was while serving in this capacity that he was stricken with the illness which resulted in his death. His homelife was ideal and he had a legion of friends, and it is not too much to say of him that no man will be more greatly missed or is sincerely mourned than Thomas J. Sullivan.
The funeral was held at 9:30 o;clock Friday morning, from his late home to the St. Matthew;s Church at Shullsburg,where the last solemn rites of the church of which he had always been a faithful and devout member, were held. Solemn Requiem High Mass, being read by Rev. Fr. Croke. The body was laid to rest in St. Matthew's cemetery.