The following is my transcription of the obituary for Wesley Blythe.
Wesley E. Blythe, 86, of 508 West County Road 34 died Friday at Poudre Valley Memorial Hospital.
The funeral is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Goodrich Chapel under the direction of the Rev. Delbert Paulson. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shrine Crippled Childrens Hospital in care of the Goodrich Mortuary.
Blythe was born Nov. 4, 1890 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. He married Lena C. Cade January 25, 1917 in Covington, Ind.
Blythe graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 1913. He was a funeral director in Danville, Ill. and Colorado Springs before moving to Fort Collins in 1932.
Here he purchased the Blythe Hollowell Mortuary in 1935 and joined in partnership with Jack Goodrich in 1947 under the name of the Blythe-Goodrich Mortuary. Blythe retired in 1957.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, fort Collins Elks Lodge, Masonic organizations and served as a DeMolay Dad. He also was member and past president of the Fort Collins Kiwanis Club, 100F Lodge, American Association of Retired People and was active in local civil defense activities after World War II.
Surviving is a nephew, Gene Hamilton, of Aztec, N.M.
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