Claude Dock obituary

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Friday, July 21, 1916
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The remains of Claude Spencer Dock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter P. Dock of Elmore, Minn., were brought here Saturday for burial in the Pleasant Hill cemetery. The deceased was born at Rose Creek, Minn., Sept. 23, 1891, where the family remained for a year and a half. They then moved on the farm near Mona and lived there 5 years. In 1898 they moved to Hawley, Minn., where he entered school and graduated from the high school with the class of 1910. After a year at Royalston, the family moved to Elmore, Minn., in 1912. Here he remained until his death. About five years ago he contracted a cold, which he was never able to relieve himself of. This developed into the dread disease of tuberculosis form which he died Friday July 14th. He was a bright genial fellow and loved life. He was the only son and leaves besides his parents three sisters to mourn his death. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Waldeland of St. Ansgar Saturday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Dock and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Dock of Saux Center, Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Dock of Albert Lea, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Farley of Stacyville and Olando Bjork of Rosholt, S.D., were here to attend the funeral.