Linus W. Deuel, aged 86 years, for many years a resident of this city, died at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon (Sept. 22, 1923) at the family home, 1110 East Eleventh street.

Mr. Deuel was born in New York state, but came to Sedalia when a young man. He was employed for many years as a machinist at the Missouri Pacific shops, but since the strike, in July, 1922 he had not been employed.

Surviving are his widow; five sons, Frank of Cooper county, Charles and Oscar of Kansas City, Dean and George of Sedalia, two daughters, Mrs. J. A. Hearle of Boonville and Mrs. O. L. Heckert of Sedalia. He also leaves one brother, A. M. Deuel, of Nowata, Okla, one sister Mrs. Ida Gray, of Evansville, Ill., thirty grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the home at 10 o'clock Monday morning, Rev. W. B. McGraw of the East Sedalia Baptist church to officiate.

Burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery.

Source: Sedalia Democrat, 24 September 1923
Submitter: Dorothy Harlan