A resident of Grimsby for the last 20 years, S. Edward Laidman died at his home, 18 Robinson St. North, on Sunday, in his 74th year.
A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Laidman, he was born in Binbrook Township on June 11, 1874, and farmed on the homestead until moving to Grimsby to take up fruit growing in 1927. He was a member of Trinity United Church.
Surviving, besides his wife, the former Bertha Shields, are a daughter, Mrs. Lorne Hilts, North Tonawanda, N.Y.; and a son, Keith Laidman of Binbrook; also three sisters, Mrs. John Tossell, Binbrook; Mrs. George Thompson, Hamilton, and Miss Maude Laidman, Regina.
Funeral services were held from the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Wednesday afternoon. Interment was made in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.