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Mount Pulaski Times-News, February 23, 1948


Fred Litterly, well-known farmer of Elkhart township, Logan County, Illinois, living about six miles west of Mount Pulaski, died at 8:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 1948 in St. Clara’s Hospital in Lincoln, following a short illness. He was aged 82 years, 11 months, and 13 days. Mr. Litterly, a lifelong resident of his home community, was born October 7, 1865, in Elkhart township, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Litterly, natives of Germany, who came to Logan County in the early days. He attended school in the home neighborhood and, in young manhood, began the occupation of farming, which he continued the remainder of his useful career. On Feb. 27, 1900, he married Mary Phillips, also a native of Elkhart township, who preceded him in death Dec. 3, 1942.

Decedent is survived by one son, Jesse Litterly of Lake Fork; sister, Mrs. Tena Goff of Decatur; two brothers, Adam of Onawa, Iowa and Henry of Elkhart township; also two grandchildren.

The body was removed from the hospital to the Schahl Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, where services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, conducted by Rev. Verne Barr of Lincoln. Paul R. Moore sang two hymns, “The Old Rugged Cross” and “In the Garden”, with piano accompaniment by Mrs. J. H. Stuart.

Burial was in the Carlyle cemetery four miles west of Mount Pulaski. Pallbearers were Elza Oglesby, Harold Febus, Orville DeFrees, Theodore Aderman, Albert Horn, and Lawrence Wilham.

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