Fred Nellans, 40, son of Mr. and Mrs. Absalom Nellans, who reside two and half miles southeast of Fulton, died at 11 o’clock Monday night [August 14, 1916], after an eight weeks illness with gangrene, the source of which was unknown. Funeral Thursday morning at 10 o’clock in the Fulton U. B. Church. Interment there.
Deceased was a member of a well known family and was born in Rochester on south Main Street in 1876, at which time his father was county treasurer. Later the family moved on a farm southwest of the city and then to the place they now occupy. Mr. Nellans never married.
Besides the parents, he leaves the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. William Rouch of Rochester, Mrs. Vachel Pownall of near Fulton, Francis Nellans of near Fulton, Guy Nellans of near Marshtown, William Nellans of Fulton and Charles Nellans of Goshen.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman