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Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

WHIPPLE, WILLIAM W (1837-1928)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (July 11, 1928)

Headstone of William W Whipple
William W Whipple
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz

DIED: WHIPPLE- In Santa Cruz, July 10, 1928, William Wallace Whipple, aged 90 years, 8 months, 23 days, native of Pennsylvania.

Civil War Veteran Dies Last Night.

William Wallace Whipple, an old soldier and veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Wallace Reynolds Post G.A.R. died last night at the age of 90 years at 110 Wilkes Circle. He was a native of Pennsylvania.

Funeral service will be held at the Chase mortuary, Friday, at 2 p.m. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Remains will be shipped to Mt. Olivet for cremation.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (July 14, 1928)

Last Rites for Wm. W. Whipple

Funeral services for William Wallace Whipple were held yesterday at the chapel of Chase's mortuary.

The services were conducted by Wallace Reynolds post G.A.R. and the Rev. Joseph G. Carpenter of the First Methodist church.

The hymns, "No Night There" and "Good Night" were sung by Mrs. Mary Croop and Mrs. Abra Budworth.

The body will be sent to Mount Olivet for cremation.

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