Obituray found in family bible;
Louis Garwick was the fifth son of a family of eight sons born to Jacob and Magdeline Garwick. He was born in Shultz, Alsace France, Feb.24, 1849. At the age of three he emigrated to this country with his parents, residing in Pennsylvania with them and migrating to Illinois with them in 1858. From Chicago they traveled by ox team to Fair Haven where they built a home on a farm. When Lois grew to manhood he bought a farm adjoining his father's and lived there untill he moved to Chadwick in 1897. During his life time he held various public offices in the town of Fair Haven and village of Chadwick, being Justice of Peace for over thirty-two years.
Mr Garwick was a man of tremendous vitality and energy. He loved the out-of-doors and thoroughly enjoyed his vacations which he devoted to hunting and fishing. He was a man of high principle, progressive and always true to his convictions of right and wrong.
Besides his two brothers, Charles of Coleta and Fred of Chadwick his death is mourned by his widow and three children Carl of Olivia, Minn., Bettina Smith of Stevens Point, Wis., and Olive Crawford of Fort Rilley, Kanasa and five grandchildren.
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our sincere thanks to our neighbors and friend and to the Masonic order for their kind assistance during the sickness and death of our husband and father. Also for the words of sympathy and foral offerings.
Posted by Myrna Garwick Bowman Feb. 16, 1999