Public Press 2 Jan 1891


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Charles H. Fitch, died Thursday at his residence, 1011 Upper Spring street. His immediate illness was of short duration. He had suffered from kidney and bladder trouble for several months and last week he was compelled to take to his bed. Other complications set in and uremic poison developed which caused his death. Mr. Fitch was about seventy-four years old and leaves a wife and three children, Charles Fitch, of Detroit; Mrs. Edward Burbank, of Chicago, and Mrs. Edward King of Corydon, KY., all of whom were at the bedside when he passed away. Mr. Fitch was for several years an engineer at the pumping station and has held the position ever since. Deceased was a member of Jefferson Lodge of Masons and also of the Odd Fellows, Ancient Order of United Workmen and Ivanhoe Lodge, Knights of Pythias. The remains were taken to Evansville for interment.





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