Thursday, March 3, 1927, Rockford Daily Register Gazette, pg 17

Claus DeWall Buried Saturday at Shannon -- (Special to the Register-Gazette) -- Shannon, March 3 -- Services for Claus DeWall, farmer, who died yesterday at his home, three miles northeast of Shannon, will be held on Saturday at the home at noon. Burial will be in Forreston Grove Cemetery. Mr. DeWall's death was caused by a heart attack. He had been feeling as well as usual until a few hours before he died. He was 65 years of age and is survived by his widow, Lena, and the following children: Arthur DeWall and Mrs. Edith Rahn, Shannon; Earl and Leona DeWall, living on the old homestead.

Contributed by Carole Ann Heller

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