Carrollton Patriot Newspaper

Bet. Apr 1959 - Mar 1960
Mrs. Lucille Vogt Dies; Interment Ann Arbor, Mich.
Mrs. Lucille Benz Vogt, wife of William G. Vogt, Carrollton attorney and Assistant Attorney General, died Thursday evening, April 7, in Boyd Memorial hospital at the age of 47. She had been seriously ill since last summer when she was taken suddenly ill while on a trip to Florida with her family.
She was born Oct. 8, 1912 in Dexter, Mich., a daughter of Otto A. and Emma K. Zahn Benz. She was graduated from the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor, and on August 24, 1946 was married to Mr. Vogt, the ceremony taking place in Ann Arbor.
Since her marriage she had been a resident of this city. She was a member of first Presbyterian Church; Chapter D.K. of P.E.O.; a charter member of the local chapter of the American Association of University Women; Temple Chapter, Order of Eastern Star; the West End Reading Circle and the L.M.I. club.
Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters Barbara Lucille, Kathryn Benz and Mary Susan, her mother, Mrs. Emma Benz of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and two brothers, Herbert O. Benz of Ann Arbor and Dr. Carl A. Benz of Adrian, Mich.
Funeral services wee held Saturday afternoon at the Presbyterian church. The Rev. Percy Clark officiated and Mrs. Carroll Tapp was the organist.
Pallbearers were Thomas Hough, Philip A. Daum, James Nims, Joe Davidson, Jack Alfeld, Orville Lovekamp and Dr. Paul A. Dailey.
Following the service the body was taken to Ann Arbor, Mich., where services were held Monday afternoon at the Muelig Funeral Home. Interment was at Ann Arbor.
Funeral arrangements here were by the Simpson Funeral Home.

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25 Sep 1959
Funeral Services This Afternoon For F. B. Dawson
F. Brace Dawson, 75, former county official, and manager of an insurance and title business, died about 3 a.m. Wed. in Boyd Memorial hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. He had undergone surgery in an Alton hospital a few weeks ago.
He was born in Rockbridge, Oct. 7, 1883, and his parents were the late N. I. and Lucy Hurd Dawson. After serving as clerk of the board of review and being employed in other offices in the court house he was elected county treasurer in Nov. 1912 to fill the unexpired term of B. W. Greer, deceased. In 1914 he was elected to the office of county clerk and served until 1918. He has also served as master-in-chancery. For several years he was office manager of the Advance Mill Co., and for a few years operated a poultry business he purchased from J. A. Wolfe.
In 1929 Mr. Dawson took a position with the Casey Insurance and Title Company and became office manager when Charles P. Casey left here to accept a post with the State of Illinois. He was with the company until March of this year when the business was sold.
He was married April 17, 1913 to Miss Bena Marie Fischer of this city, the marriage taking place in Springfield.
Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Charles Brace of Arlington, Va.
Mr. Dawson was interested in all sports and was among those instrumental in securing lights for the field at Wright Memorial park, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the A.F. & A.M. lodge, the Illini Club and Rockbridge Methodist church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Simpson Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Percy Clark, pastor of Carrollton Presbyterian church officiating. Music will be furnished by Mrs. Richard Giller.
Interment will be Rose Hill cemetery, Greenfield. The pallbearers will be Earl Kistler, Francis Geers, Damon Driver, F. T. Vaughn, Dr. F. O. Whiteman and R. L. Scott.

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