Following a brief illness, Mrs. John Rahn, of Caistor Township, died Monday in her 71st year.
The former Catherine Shott, she was born at Erbsville, Ontario, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shott. She had lived in Caistor for the last 36 years and together with her husband, who predeceased her six years ago, had operated a store at Caistor Corners (Warner) for 25 years. She was a member of Merritt United Church.
Surviving are a son, Clayton Rahn, of Grimsby and four daughters: Mrs. Percy Swayze, Canboro; Mrs. Roland Lymburner, Hamilton; Mrs. Clayton Smith, Rainham Centre, and Mrs. Lawrence Hoffman, at home; also three sisters, Mrs. John Pepper, in Michigan; Mrs. Erwin Rickert and Mrs. Richard Arndt, both of Kitchener; and three brothers, John Shott, Grimsby Beach; Edward and Abraham Shott, Kitchener. She also leaves 14 grandchildren.
Remains are resting at her late home for funeral service this Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, followed by service in Merritt United Church. Interment will be made in Merritt Church Cemetery.