When a boy he moved with his parents to Macy, Miami county, Indiana. When a young man he united with the Methodist church. He came to Lowell in 1886. On August 28, 1887, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Nichols. He made his home here until about a year ago when he went to Crown Point for medical treatment. He was a man of kind disposition and bore the suffering of his last illness with patience. He was the last of a family of nine children, his parents and his brothers and sisters having all passed to the great beyond. He was a very industrious man and had a large circle of friends, and always had a kind word for all whom he met.
His remains were brought to Lowell for burial and a short service and prayer was held at the grave by Rev. C.A. Brown.
Card of Thanks: I sincerely desire to tender my thanks to my kind friends for their kindness during the sickness of my dear husband and offered such kind words of consolation when death relieved his suffering. Signed: Mrs. Elizabeth Fancher.
* NOTE -- The birth and the death dates listed for Mr. Fancher in this article would suggest that he was 70 years old, rather than 71.
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