Class of 1903

Arthur Leo Lobsitz

December 11, 1884 – June 8, 1946

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the Newton funeral home for Leo Lobsitz, 61, long-time Perry resident and son of a pioneer state family, who died at 11:05 a. m. Saturday following an illness of six months.

Rev. David Thomas, pastor of the Presbyterian church. will conduct last rites. Burial, under direction of the Newton funeral home. will he in Grace Hill cemetery.

Lobsitz was born December 11, 1884, in Norton, Kan., and came to this county in 1893 with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James Lobsitz. His mother is among the survivors.

On December 11, 1915, in Pawnee, he was married to Lillian (Craig) Proffer, who survives. For many years the deceased operated with his father a plumbing and hardware firm. More recently he had operated a plumbing service, until poor health forced him to retire.

He was a member of the Perry Masonic lodge and the Noble county Anti-Thief association.

Survivors, in addition to the mother and widow, include a daughter, Helen Nelms of Anadarko; and three sisters, Mrs. Frankie Stoltenberg of Perry, Mrs. Helen Jones of Duncan, and Mrs. Blanche Sutton of Chicago.