Obit of William A. Klock
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William A. Klock, 64 who for 44 years taught in rural schools in this section of Herkimer County, died yesterday afternoon July 3, 1936, at his home in Shell’s Bush, following a brief illness from complications.

He was born near Little Falls June 9, 1872, only son of the late Charles P. and Manda L. Bucklin Klock. When a small boy he moved with his parents to the present homestead on Shell’s Bush Road.

Mr. Klock was well known in the Mohawk Valley. At the age of 16 he started his life long career as a rural school teacher and taught in many of the district schools. When he reached the age of 60 he was pensioned. At that time he was in Shell’s Bush School, where he had served 11 years.

Mr. Klock was a member of Shell’s Bush Grange 568, and of the First Universalist Church in Herkimer.

Sept. 4, 1895, he married Miss Maude Eysaman, Shell’s Bush. Besides his widow, he leaves a daughter, Mildred Flint, a grandson and an elderly aunt, Mrs. D. D. Small.

The funeral will be Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock (DST) from his late home with Internment at Oak Hill in Herkimer.

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