JOHN T. E. SIMPSON

JOHN T.E. SIMPSON, SON OF MR. AND MRS. AUSTIN SIMPSON WAS BORN AT MOUNT AYR, IOWA, AUGUST 8, 1881 AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE JANUARY 16, 1919, AGE 37 YEARS, FIVE MONTHS AND 8 DAYS.  HIS EARLY LIFE WAS SPENT WITH HIS PARENTS IN IOWA AND NEBRASKA.  AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-THREE HE CAME TO GREELEY COUNTY.  HE WAS MARRIED TO MISS JESSIE EPPS, JUNE 27, 1909. TO THIS UNION WAS BORN ONE CHILD, A DAUGHTER, EVELYN.

DECEASED WAS A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL TEACHER, WAS LOVED AND RESPECTED BY HIS PATRONS, PUPILS AND ALL OTHERS, WHICH FACT WAS PROVEN BY HIS UNANIMOUS SELECTION AS COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT IN LAST NOVEMBER ELECTION.  HE WAS LOOKING FORWARD WITH GREAT ANTICIPATION TO THE ASSUMPTION OF THIS OFFICE.  HE UNITED WITH THE M.E. CHURCH AT AN EARLY AGE AND REMAINED A CONSISTENT MEMBER, A LOYAL AND UPRIGHT CITIZEN.

HE LEAVES TO MOURN HIS UNTIMELY DEATH, HIS WIFE, DAUGHTER, FATHER, MOTHER, SIX BROTHERS, THREE SISTERS AND A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

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