Sturgis, Mich., April 7 –
William Walker Hudson, 54, insurance salesman, died unexpectedly this morning at his home here. He was a World War veteran, serving overseas as a captain with the United States Army and being recommended for a major’s commission after the war. He was a graduate of Purdue University and was a member of the American Legion., St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Fort Wayne Shrine, the Masonic Blue Lodge at Howe and Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity at Purdue.
A native of Howe, he made his home there until 11 years ago, when he came to this city.
The body was removed to the Moon Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Rev. H. M. Laws officiating. American Legion Post 73 will conduct military rites. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Howe.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Forrest Olwine Hudson; one son, William Hudson, Jr., at home; one daughter, Virginia Belle Hudson, at home and one sister, Mrs. Frank Rice of Howe.
April 8, 1940
Co-Founder of Cemetery Seekers
Co-Coordinator for Adams & Jay Co