Name:    Irvin George Garrison

From:  The Vidette Messenger, Valparaiso, Indiana
Date:  Saturday, June 16, 1967   

HOBART- Services for Irvin G. Garrison, 77, 115 North California street, who died Friday in Gary Mercy hospital, will be held Monday at Rees funeral home.  The Rev. Jasper H. Cox will officiate with burial in McCool Cemetery, Portage.

A retired railroad inspector for the E. J. and E. railroad, where he was employed for 49 years, Garrison had been a resident of the Hobart-Portage area for 56 years.

Surviving besides the widow, Alberta, are two sons, Howard and Arthur, both of Portage; one daughter, Mrs. Ivan (Grace) Hawkinson, of Utah; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; seven brothers, Paul of Valparaiso, Theodore, Walter, William, Art, Max and Albert; two sister, Mrs. Tessie Dillinger and Mrs. Dorcas Howe.

Garrison was a member of the First Methodist church in Hobart and 50-year member of, past Noble grand and past deputy grand master of Independent Order of Odd fellow, Chegemiak lodge 161, Chesterton. He was also a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen.