June 28, 1870, he was united in marriage with Miss Louisa Ritter. To this union five children were born -- Mrs. Peter Sauer, of Klaasville, Ind., Mrs. Leonard Hilzley, of Lowell, Mrs. Julius Batterman, of Palmer, Ind., George and Ernest, of West Creek. He was an honest and industrious man and well liked by all who knew him. He was a soldier in the Civil War and served two years in Co. K. of the 40th Iowa Infantry and was honorably discharged by reason of the close of the War.
His remains arrived here Friday morning and the funeral was held from the West Creek church at 10 o'clock Saturday forenoon. Elder John Bruce preached the funeral discourse. The M.E. church choir furnished the music. Funeral Director John Castle had charge of the burial. Interment in West Creek cemetery. The following six comrades acted as pall-bearers: J.W. Chitwood, Leslie Gragg, Edwin Michael, W.C. Nichols, T.D. Dickinson and Hiram Peterson. The ritualistic work of the G.A.R. was performed at the grave after which all that was mortal of our comrade was lowered to its last resting place.
He leaves five children, thirteen grand-children and a number of other relatives and friends to mourn his departure to whom we extend sincere sympathy.
A CARD: We desire to tender our sincere thanks to those hind friends, who so kindly assisted us in the burial of our dear father Andrew J. Livingston. Their kindness will ever be remembered by us. Signed: His Children.
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