FAYETTE, April 15—Lewis H. Converse, aged 87 years, died at midnight last night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Carrie Acker. Mr. Converse had been ill for some time of the infirmities of age. He was born in Medina township, Michigan, but had spent the greater part of his life in this vicinity. Mr. Converse was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted in Company A, 18th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.
He is survived by the daughter, Mrs. Acker of Fayette, and a son, Charles L. Converse, of Medina township.
The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Stockwell Funeral Home in Morenci and the burial will be made in the Whitney cemetery in Medina township. The Rev. Ada Hawley, pastor of the Fayette Church of Christ, will officiate.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, April 15, 1933.