Dixon Evening Telegraph
Thursday, December 20, 1945
WILLIAM A. AMES
Byron, Dec. 20-The funeral of William Albert Ames, 72, who passed away Wednesday morning at the Warmolts Clinic in Oregon, will be held at 2:00 o’clock Friday afternoon at the Rock of Ages funeral home, the Rev. John Arnot, pastor of the Byron United Church officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery.
A native of Ogle County, he was born Dec. 21, 1873 in Marion Township, the son of Charles and Ellen Ames. He farmed for many years and later worked here as a carpenter before retiring. There are no immediate survivors.
Submitted by Ellen Kennedy