John Sellers Dies at His Home Friday. Bronchial Pneumonia Following Influenza
The Cause of Death. ( Broomfield Correspondent).
This community was saddened by the death of John Sellers at his home in Broomfield township, January 3rd 1919 at 2:30 a.m. of bronchial pneumonia following the influenza. His death was especially sad as there were four besides himself sick with the flu.
John Sellers was born near Toronto, Canada, in August 1871 and came with his parents, Joseph and Hannah Sellers, when a small boy to Broomfield twp. Here he grew to manhood and received his early education at the Russell school. He was married to Miss Pearl Lamb of Broomfield about 24 years ago. To this union were born 3 sons, Cecil, Homer and Mervin, and one daughter Leona, all of Broomfield.
Mr Sellers has held the offices of Commissioner, postmaster and treasurer of the township of Broomfield and was a staunch Republican.
He leaves two brothers, Wm and Robert of Broomfield: Four sisters, Mrs Anna Munn of Blanchard and Mrs Lizzie Ruthruff of Edmore, Mrs Fannie Miller and Bessie Miller of Broomfield with his family to mourn the loss of a kind husband, father and brother and a host of friends to mourn their loss. Funeral services were conducted at the home with interment in Broomfield town hall cemetery. Rev B. Dickenson of Millbrook officiating.
Hannah Hutchinson Sellers
Sympathy is extended to the family and relatives in their hour of sorrow.
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