only child of Robert L. and Ellen Perfect, was born near PleasantLake, Steuben county, Indiana,
Sept. 16, 1861,
and died at his
home in Angola,
Oct. 2, 1901,
years and 16 days.
and educated in the township where he was born, and his home had always
Steuben county.September 23, 1885, he and
Mary B. Harper were
united in marriage.Two children were
born to them, but both died in infancy, and his mother and his wife are
sole survivors.In November, 1891, Mr.
and Mrs. Perfect removed to Angola
and this town has since been their home.He was ticket agent and telegraph operator for the Lake Shore
Company in Angola
from the time he came here till about two years ago.He was prominent in Masonry, having taken
nearly all the York
and Scottish Rite degrees.His character
and reputation were without blemish and he was always in the front rank
best citizenship.His death, which
resulted from consumption of the bowels is a great loss to the
his mourners are legion.Funeral at his
late home at
afternoon. Elder C. S. Medbury officiating.