Frank R. Olmstead, highly esteemed and well-known resident of Bismark, died at his home Thursday, April 5, 1951.
Born near Humberstone on January 16, 1871, he was in his 81st year. He moved to Bismark with his parents at the age of 11 years to the home in which he died. He was connected with the store business in Bismark for over 60 years, managing the Co-Operative store, which he later purchased.
He was Postmaster for many years and was active in all community affairs.
He was a member of Bismark Evangelical Church and took a great interest in all church work.
Surviving are his son, Albert, at home; 3 grandchildren, Mrs. Donald Hodgkins, Port Colborne; Mrs. Stewart Miller, Hamilton; and Maurice Olmstead of the Imperial Bank, Fonthill; also 5 great-grandchildren. A brother, Irvin Olmstead, Grimsby, and a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Krick, Hamilton, also survive. His wife predeceased him 30 years ago, and his eldest son, Percy, 20 years ago.