Harry C. Froage, son of W. A. and America Froage, was born in Englevale, Kansas, March 6, 1878. In 1899, he moved with his mother and twin brother, Charles, to Oklahoma, near Waukomis. He then moved to Drummond and in May of 1900 he homesteaded near Gage, Oklahoma.
In 1904 he was united in marriage to Dollie May rink. To this union were born tow children; Ross of Gage, Okla., and Hazel Thompson of Cottonwood, South Dakota.
He was very active in Christian work and was a member of the Shattuck congregation of Jehovah's Witness.
He lived on his homestead until the death of his wife in January of 1956. Since then, he has made his home with his daughter, Hazel, in South Dakota.
He died May 30, 1960 at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 22 days.
Besides his son and daughter, he is survived by five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Other relatives and a host of friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were conducted by Delbert Harris, minister of the Woodward congregation of Jehovah's Witness at Mason's Funeral Chapel at Shattuck.
Interment was made in the Gate cemetery.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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