Died April 15, 1952
Services for Elmer E. Birch, retired machinist who died Monday, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Alexander K. Davison, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Birch was born in White Cottage, Pa. He had a blacksmith shop in Calcutta during his early life and then went to Newell where he operated a blacksmith and machine shop. He later conducted a small machine shop near his home, 1058 St. Clair Ave.
Friends may call tonight at the funeral home..