John C. Hutchinson died last night at his home on East Fifth Avenue after only two days illness. On Sunday preceding he was not feeling well but he continued at his work until Monday evening when he was first continued to his bed. The cause of this sudden death was heart trouble.
Mr. Hutchinson was among the earlier settlers in this county and during his long residence he has been known as an honorable and upright man. He was an earnest Christian and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He belonged to the Workman Lodge, the Select Knights and the Modern Woodmen and a member of the Workman degree. With exception of one year that he has spent in Springfield, Missouri, he has lived since 1877. On August 1, 1880 he was married to Eva Duckworth, who survives him. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, Miss Nettie, a young lady of 18 years and a little girl 7 years old. The sudden death of Mr. Hutchinson is a severe shock to his many friends and to his wife and children-no words can measure the loss.
Funeral services will be held from the First M. E. Church tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o’clock. Conducted by Dr. J. C. Hall
Death Date: October 26, 1899
Hutchinson Daily News
October 26, 1899
Submitted by Kathleen Dankanyin