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Levi J. Musick, aged 80 years, a highly respected pioneer farmer of Logan County, died at the home of his son, R.P. Musick, in Paola,Ka, Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock, following an illness of but four weeks. Decedent was born two miles west of Lincoln in 1833 on what is now the Henry Kiest farm. His parents moved when he was a young boy to another farm north of Lincoln.
Mr. Musick was married June 1856 to Miss Elizabeth Statts, a native of West Virginia, who preceded him in death three years. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Musick lived on fram near the Zion Church and eight years later moved to a farm two miles north. For a time they resided in Kansas and returned to live on a farm near the Musick school house. Mr. Musick was highly thought of in every community in which he lived. When his wife died three years ago, he sold his farm and went to Paola, Kas, to live with his son and daughter there.
He is survived by the following children: John and Lucian Musick, Lincoln; C.J. Musick, Wellsville, Kas; R.P. Musick and Mrs. Edith Kinstler, of Paola. The three children living in Kansas will arrive Thursday morning on the Kansas City train with the body. The Funeral will be held from the Zion Church Thursday afternoon at 2 O'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. G. T. Wetzel. Burial will be made in Zion Cemetery.