Notes for Edgar C Guppy, Jr: Edgar married again and he is not buried with his wife Allie at the Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, although his birth year and name are on the tombstone. His second wife was a sister to Katheryn Karsjens, who was married to his brother Alfred Guppy.
PEORIA JOURNAL, FEBRUARY 26, 1979, MONDAY EDGAR GUPPY JR. Services for Edgar C. Guppy, jr., 73, of 700 W Garfield, Bartonville, will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Bethel Lutheran Church, the Rev. David P. Lerseth officiating. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Endsley & Hines Funeral Home, Bartonville. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church. Guppy died at 4:12 p.m. Saturday at Methodist Medical Center a few minutes after being admitted. Born Feb. 27, 1905 in Bartonville, he was a son of Edgar Sr. and Therese Reed Guppy. He married Maida Karsjens March 20, 1935 in Peoria. Formerly a truck driver for Peoria Cartage Co., he retired in 1963 after working there for 31 years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 627 and Bethel Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife; three sons Edgar C. Guppy, III and Ronald G. Guppy Sr., both of Bartonville, and Robert of Peoria; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Marge) Rhoads and Mrs., Charles (Pat) Blender, both of Peoria; one brother, Chester of Bartonville; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
More About Edgar C Guppy, Jr: Burial: February 1979, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL.
More About Edgar C Guppy, Jr and Allie Helmantoler: Marriage: 1926, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL.
More About Edgar C Guppy, Jr and Maida Karsjens: Marriage: 20 March 1935, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL.
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