Aaron L. Kimbel, well known and respected resident of Wayland and vicinity for his life-time of 77 years, died at his home on East Avenue Monday, after a short illness.
Born in this community on May 4, 1861, he was the son of Sylvester and Lydia Shutt Kimbel. He had lived in this village for fourteen years following his retirement from farm work.
He is survived by one son, Ray of Groveland; four sisters, Mrs. Anetta Smith, Dansville, Mrs. Rosetti Crooks, Bristol, Mrs. Carrie Jacobs and Mrs. Mary Clayton of Rochester; three brothers, Herman of Lockport and Jay and Austin of Wayland; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 1:30 this afternoon and at the First Evangelical church at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. E. W. Bittner officiating.
Burial will be in the Carney Hollow Cemetery.
Mrs. Ida Buck Kimbel, aged 62, died at her home in this village Thursday, February 26th, after an illness of over a year. She was born in East Bloomfield but her early life was spent at Tabors Corners in the town of Springwater. She was a graduate of Cohocton-Atlanta training class and Oswego Normal and taught at Hammondsport, Atlanta, Torrington, Conn., Indiana and local district schools.
She was married to Murray Doughty and lived in this village where Mr. Doughty died some years ago. Several years ago she married Ell Kimbel who survives her.
Mrs. Kimbel was a member of the First Evangelical church and took an active part in all the departments of the church work, as a teacher in the Sunday school, for many years president of the Gleaners, and in her death the church will feel a real loss. She will be greatly missed by her friends and neighbors because in time of sickness and trouble she was always ready to help.
Besides her husband she is survived by four brothers, Charles Buck of Breezeport, Ray Buck of Allen’s Hill, William Buck of Dansville and Walter Buck of Canadaigua, besides several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the First Evangelical church Sunday at 2 p.m., Rev. C. A. Whitehead officiating.