Claus Sparks, father of William H. and Arthur Sparks of 256 Elm Street, Elgin IL died last evening (August 5, 1923) at his home in Winslow, IL. He was born January 23, 1846 in Prussia, Germany. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.
Mr. Mrs. William Sparks and Arthur Sparks motored to Winslow on Saturday to visit their parents not knowing Mr. Sparks was ill. Death came unexpectedly last evening. Elgin Newspaper dated August 6, 1923. Submitted by: Tracy on 15 Oct 2002