DEATH TAKES CHARLES B. ATHEARN PIONEER RESIDENT OF BLISS
Charles B. Athearn, prominent Bliss resident, who retired from active farming a year ago on account of ill health, died at 5 a.m. April 22 (1918)
Mr. Athearn was born in Barry county(Mich) December 16 1854. He married Susan C. Hine in 1873. To this union were born six children. Morton Athearn of Sparta, Glen Athearn of Pellston; Alvin and Orrin Athearn ,Olive Cassidy of Bliss, and Nora Athearn residing at home.The widow, six children,nineteen grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers survive.
Rev. Mr.Date officiated at the funeral held April 24 at the house and church. It was very largely attended and burial was made at Bliss.(Emmet Co. Mich)