Galena Daily Gazette
31 May 1912

Is Called To His Death

Andrew Perrault Dies at Advanced Age of 91 Years

The bereaved family and friends are called upon to mourn the death of Mr. Andrew Perrault who passed to the great beyond at 10:30 p.m. on May 29th, 1912, at the age of 91 years at his old homestead on South Dodge street, surrounded by his family. His wife, a devout Catholic, respected and loved by all who knew her, passed away 26 years ago. He leaves a large family of children: Julia (Mrs. John Sheean), William, Agnes, Pauline, Victoria (deceased), Alivia and Arthur.

Mr. Perrault was born at Strong Point, Canada on Lake St. Clair. All his life he was a devoted Catholic, and he died fortified by the last sacrament of his church. He had the distinction of having a number of his relatives high dignitaries of the Catholic church. An uncle, now deceased, Bishop De Preimoux of Montreal, Quebec; also cousins, Father W. Willette (deceased), Order of the Blessed Sacrament and Father A. Willette, Secular Priest of Montreal, Sister Marie Willette and Sister Julia Willette, Order of the Hospitaliers of St. Joseph of Hotel Den, Winsor, Ontario; also two missionaries of the order of St. Francis laboring among the Indians. Mr. Perreault's father, when a boy of 16 years of age joined the patriot army and served with Gen. George Washington during the Revolutionary War.

Mr. Perrault was a well known and highly respected citizen having lived here 56 years. He was an old pioneer who served well his God and his country.

The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon from the house at 2 o'clock p.m. and from St. Michael's Catholic church at 2:30 p.m. Interment in the German Catholic cemetery.

Catholic World and Chicago Record-Herald please copy.

A Friend.

Submitted by Tim Doser