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Obit of Mrs. W.A. (Josephine Game) Dicus 1942
Posted by: mary runyon hanshew (ID *****7280) Date: November 11, 2012 at 08:46:01
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From the Chatsworth Plaindealer

JULY 30, 1942

Mrs. Josephine Dicus, of Ottawa, passed away at the Ottawa hospital Monday (July 27) afternoon following a brief illness. Death was from a cerebral hemorrhage following a streptococcic infection.
Josephine Game, daughter of the Late Henry and Bertha Game, was born in Chatsworth, and at the time of her death was about fifty-one years of age. In her youth she joined the Evangelical church, of which she was a member until a few years ago. After graduating from the Chatsworth high school she taught school for a number of years in this community, and in 1917 was married to W.A. Dicus, of Streator. Mr Dicus served overseas during the world war, and after his return they took up their residence in Streator where they remained for a number of years, later moving to Ottawa, where Mr. Dicus passed away in January, 1933. Mr. Dicus' parents and a brother, Edward H. Game, also preceded her in death.
Surviving are on son, Arthur, who recently enters the United States army, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Clara Game, of Chatsworth, a nephew, Maynard Game, and a number of cousins.
Funeral services were held in Ottawa this (Thursday) morning at 9 o'clock and burial was in the Ottaawa cemetery.
Mrs. Dicus was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and still held her membership in Chatsworth and was initiated here about 20 years ago.

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