Carlow, John Patrick (January 14, 1861 - January 6, 1941)

John Patrick Carlow

Douglas Budget - January 9, 1941

John Carlow, former well known Douglas business man, died at the Douglas hospital at 5:20 Monday evening. He lacked but eight days of reaching his 80th birthday anniversary. He had been a resident of Orin the past eight years.

Carlow suffered a stroke at his Orin home on Sunday, December 22, and was brought immediately to the Douglas hospital. He lingered for fifteen days in critical condition until death came.

John Patrick Carlow, according to records on file at the court house, was born January 14, 1861, at Schuylerville, New York, the son of John and Mary Sloan Carlow. He was one of a family of eleven children.

After attaining the age of maturity he came west and was a resident of Omaha, Neb., for 25 years. He lived for a time at Kansas City, Mo., Atlantic, Ia., and Columbus, Neb.

At Omaha, Neb., he was united in marriage to Helen Frealey, who died in Lincoln in 1913, the records show. No children were born to this union.

He first came to Douglas in 1917 and in partnership with James Delahunty engaged in business here until 1922 when he moved to Orin and operated a soft dring (sic) drink and pool room. Orin has been his home since that time. He had been a frequent visitor to Douglas and had many friends here.

Only one relative is known to survive, a nephew, Dick Carlow, last known to be living in Chicago, Mr. Carlow had not heard from him for a number of years.

Funeral services were held at 9:00 o'clock this morning at St. James Catholic church and burial was in Douglas Park cemetery. The pallbearers; James O'Leary, John Hillman, Peter Curtin, Tom Bullene, Martin Price and Bob Blotz.

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