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Lake Clear
B: January 18, 1866
M: February 22, 1891
D: January 25, 1946
Buried: Mound Hill Cemetery, Ohio
Notes: Less than ten years after his first wife died in a fire in 1898, Lake married Jennie May Parks. (View Headstone) Lake and Jennie were living at 413 North Barron street in Eaton, Ohio at the time of his death.
Obituary: Lake Clear, 80 year old retired Eaton butcher, died Friday morning at the home of his stepdaughter, Mrs. Ralph Albright, 413 North Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio. Deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jennie Parks Clear; two sons, Fred and Charles, and the step-daughter, Mrs. Ralph Albright, all of Eaton. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday for the Girton Funeral Home, in charge of Rev. C.S. Sanger. The body was taken to Cincinnati, Monday for cremation.
Emma Stroudbeck
B: April 24, 1868
M: February 22, 1891
D: March 7, 1898 (Died in a fire)
Buried: Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Stroudbeck
Children of Lake Clear and Emma Strodbeck
1. Frederick H. Clear
B: August 24, 1891 Eaton, Ohio
M: Before 1942
D: April 11, 1958 Dayton, Ohio
Spouse: Margaret Tack Walstrom
Buried: Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio (View Headstone)
Notes: 'Fred' Clear served as a PFC in Company C of the 319th Field Ohio Signal Brigade during World War I. After the war, Fred worked at he Post Office in Eaton, Ohio.
Obituary: FRED CLEAR THURSDAY. Thursday evening at 7:30 pm, memorial services will be held at the Barnes Funeral Home for Fred H. Clear, 66, who died Friday night at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Mr. Clear, who resided on West Main Street, was a retired rural mail carrier. He retired this past winter after 40 years with the Eaton Post Office. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of St. Clair Post No. 215 American Legion of Eaton. He had been in failing health for 18 months and had been in the hospital for about a month. Rev. Robert Sherrill will conduct the memorial with the American Legion Post participating. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; stepson, William Walstrom of New York City; stepmother, Mrs. Jennie Clear of Eaton; stepsister, Mrs. Hazel Albright of Eaton; a brother, Charles Clear of Eaton; Malcolm Clear, Mrs. Paul Plummer of Eaton, and Mrs. Dorothy Buck, or Xenia, cousins.
2. Charles C. 'Dutch' Clear
B: December 26, 1892
D: November 24, 1960
Spouse: No Spouse
Buried: Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio
Notes: Charles C. Clear served as a PFC in Company C of the 332nd Ohio Infantry during World War I. He died at Brown Hospital in Dayton, Ohio in 1946.
Obituary: SERVICES SATURDAY FOR DUTCH CLEAR. Charles (Dutch) Clear, 67 years old, died Thursday morning in Dayton. Mr. Clear, who was a veteran of World War I, lived on R.R. 3, Eaton, before entering the Dayton Home for Veterans. He was a member of American Legion Post 215. The only survivors are a half sister, Hazel Shaffer of Eaton, and several cousins. Services for Mr. Clear were held Saturday at Girton-Schmidt Funeral Home. Burial was in Mound Hill Cemetery.