Shirley Jean Gass, daughter of Paul Andrew Gass and Cecilia “Cele” Todd Gass, was born 9 October 1938 at New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa. She married Kenneth Earl Heinle 23 November 1960. Shirley died 5 October 2013 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.
Left-to-right: Helen Buhrman Chorpenning, Reuben “Rube” Chorpenning, DeIna Buhrman Logan. The caption on the back reads “Happy Little Family.”
Helen Buhrman(n), daughter of Theodore Buhrman(n) and Nancy “Nannie” J. Kerr Buhrman(n), was born 4 April 1898 in Pilot Knob Township, Washington County, Illinois. She married Reuben John Chorpenning, son of George B. McClellan Chorpenning and Cora Belle Logan Chorpenning, 28 March 1918 in Washington County, Iowa. Reuben “Rube” Chorpenning died 2 February 1973 in Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa. Helen died there 6 January 1980. They are buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Iowa.
Leroy Garrison, son of Harry Garrison and Josephine Jack Garrison, died 2 May 1931 in Pershing, Osage County, Oklahoma. Leroy Ray Garrison was 6 days old. He is buried at Dewey Cemetery, Dewey, Washington County, Oklahoma.
Source: Bartlesville Morning Examiner, Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, Sunday edition, May 3, 1931, page 3
Source: Bartlesville Daily Enterprise, Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, Saturday, May 2, 1931, page 2
Harry Dean Garrison, son of Harry Garrison and Emily Josephine Jack Garrison, died 24 June 1940 in Pershing, Osage County, Oklahoma. He is buried at Dewey Cemetery, Dewey, Washington County, Oklahoma. He was almost 12 years old.
Source: Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Public Library
Sarah E. Logan, daughter of Drury Logan and Sarah Ann Lyons Logan, was born 27 August 1845 at Marissa, St. Clair County, Illinois. She married Robert Given(s) 10 or 12 February 1863 in Marissa. They moved to DeWitt County, Illinois, in 1865. Their three daughters died in 1888, 1889, and 1896 respectively, all of consumption (tuberculosis). Sarah E. Logan Givens died 9 or 10 August 1913 in Weldon, DeWitt County, Illinois. The DeWitt County Register of Death follows:
Photograph courtesy of JoAnn Logan Hartle
Back row, left to right: Jim Gass, Merwin Gass, Clara Gass Nehrkorn
Front row: Lillian Gass Pyatt, Laura Gass Tanner, Kate Gass Williamson, Tillie Gass Coates