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Man killed in tractor accident

     A 29-year-old Hartford man was killed Tuesday [12-11-1990] when a tractor he was using to pull logs flipped over, pinning him underneath.
     Theodore Perry of 49271 63rd St. was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police at the Paw Paw post.  Trooper Marv Flick said the tractor flipped when one of the logs became caught between a tree and a stump about 5:15 p.m.
     "He was a very kind and loving person," Perry’s father, Clark Perry Jr., of Hartford, said this morning. "He would do anything for anybody."
     Perry said his son had worked at Du-Wel Products in Bangor since graduating from Hartford High School, and was also a deacon in the Hartford Federated Church. He and his wife, Deborah, had a daughter, Tiffany, 7, and a son, Theodore, 3.
     Other survivors include his mother, Josephine, and brothers Wade Perry of Adrian, the Rev. Brian Perry of Dennison, Iowa, Clark C. Perry of Moline,IL, and Neil Perry, who is stationed with the Army in Saudi Arabia. Also surviving are his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Perry Sr. of Hartford, and maternal grandfather, Neil VanLiere of Hartford.
     Funeral arrangements were being handled by the Calvin Funeral Home of Hartford.


David G. Munro Sr. of Chicago, formerly of Hartford MI and Hinsdale IL, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Louis Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
     Mr. Munro, 76, was born Aug. 10, 1914, in Alberta, Canada.  He was a longtime member of Union Church of Hinsdale.
     He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy S.
     He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; his sons, David Jr. and Donald; his daughters, Judith (William) Munro-Leighton and Sheila (Roger) Schrieber; five grandchildren; and his brothers, Hugh and Nat Munro.
     Visitation will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 7, at Elliston Funeral Home, First and Grant, Hinsdale.  Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Elliston Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private.
     Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, 999 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn  60137.

NOTE:  David served in the U.S. Navy during WW11.
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