Howard M. Danford
November 27, 1928
Services Held for Joliet Man:
Funeral services for Howard M. Danford of Silesia, who died at a local hospital
early Saturday morning following a brief illness were conducted Monday
afternoon at the Christian Church in Joliet. The Rev. Lester B. Rickman pastor
of the church officiated.
Two songs, "No Night There." and "Beautiful Isle," were sung by Mrs. G.F.
Tidyman, Mrs. George Bell, Mrs. Byron Bell, Mrs. C.L. Burger, Mrs. Eva Pearce
and the Rev. Mr. Rickman. The piano accompaniments were played by Mrs. E.J.
The pallbearers were Louis Hetland, Leland Stark, A.A. Chenney, F.L. Weller,
Roy Reams and Albert Young.
Joliet Lodge No. 77, Odd Fellows escorted the funeral procession from the
church to Rockvale Cemetery where the lodge assisted by a large numer of Odd
Fellows from Laurel had full charge of the services.
The interment was made beside his father, Washinton Irvin Danford, who died in
1913 and his mother, Margaret (Craig) Danford, who died in 1908 who came to the
Yellowstone valley in the early 80's.
Howard M. Danford leaves a wife; a son, James Howard, 8; and a sister, Mrs.
C.L. Jackson, to mourn his death. George Danford of Canyon creek, is an uncle.
Submitted by Robert D. Dale
Yellowstone County Coordinator