Sunday, June 26, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Ord Otterbein LeMASTER (1876-1937)

Commercial-Review, Portland, Indiana, September 15, 1937, page 1

Dr. O.A. Lemaster Succumbs at Sidney, O., Following Operation

A.R. LeMaster, of North Meridian street, received a message this morning informing him of the death of his brother, Dr. O.O. LeMaster, at Sidney, Ohio, about 5:30 o'clock this morning. Dr. LeMaster was operated on last Saturday for obstruction of the bowels, which later caused his death.

Dr. LeMaster was a former Jay county "boy", being reared on a farm in Madison township near Salamonia.  He received his education in the Jay county schools after which he taught a few terms of school.  He then attended medical college at Columbus, Ohio.  After graduating there he engaged in the practice of medicine at Kettlershill, Ohio [sic], later moving to Sidney, Ohio where he has been associated with his brother, Dr. Vernon W. LeMaster in the practice of medicine for more than 20 years.  He was 61 years of age at the time of his death.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 o'clock p.m. (Ohio time) at Sidney.  Interment will be at Sidney.

A number of Portland and Jay county relatives will attend the funeral services.

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