The Salem Weekly News August 6, 1942
LEWIS CARLETON TRUEBLOOD
Lewis Carleton Trueblood son of Joshua and Mary Henshaw Trueblood,was born in Tippecanoe township, Henry County, Iowa, Dec. 11, 1872. He passed away in memorial hospital, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa July 27, 1942,aged 69 years, 7 months and 16 days.
Mr. Trueblood was a patient sufferer without complaint. At an early age his father passed away and he with his mother assumed the responsibility of the farm. In late years, taking over entire control and successfully carrying on the work until the passing of his mother in 1900 when he took possession and has proven a good farmer and worthy neighbor, a staunch and dependable friend. In 1902 he was united in marriage to Eva M .Long. To this union three children were born, Hazel Kruse, Mt. Pleasant; Lesly, Sioux City, and Wayne, Sacramento, Calif. Mr. Trueblood was a birthright Friend, active and sincere in the servicehe has rendered in the Cedar Creek Friends Church all his life.
An elder and member of the Pastoral board for many years sustaining a close connection with the church and its interests until his last sickness. His wife and family were with him during the last days caring for him with compassion and tenderness until the end came. Carlie was loved by all who knew him intimately.
Left to mourn his loss are his wife, and three children and three grandchildren and a host of friends.
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