Lewis West obituary

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Wednesday, June 16, 1886
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Mr. Lewis West, aged 69 years, died last Wednesday afternoon at Carpenter, Iowa, of Bright's disease. He has been ill for some time.

Mr. West was born in Chatauqua Co. New York. He settled at Otranto on the state line south of this city 32 years ago, and is widely known among the old settlers. He was a member of the Masonic Order, and has $2000 life insurance in the Iowa Masonic Mutual.

His funeral occurred on Friday and was very largely attended. He leaves a widow and four children, viz.: Mrs. C. D. Belden of this city, Clark W. West of Yankton, D. T., Mr. Henry P. West of Otranto, and Mr. Waldo West of Eldora. Mrs. West will for the present continue to reside at Carpenter.