Merced Sun Star
Nov. 25, 1960
Gilbert N. Sawyer
 Gilbert Newton Sawyer, 77, of 632 West 15th St. died Thursday in a local hospital.
 A resident of Merced for the past 10 years, Sawyer worked as a laborer. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Laura Sawyer of Merced, three daughters; Mrs. Gail Holderman of Merced, Mrs. Lois Rose of Oklahoma City and Mrs. Loraine Ballard of Merced; eight sons; Dempsey of Holtville, W. L. of Claremore, Oklahoma, Larence of Tulsa, Okla., Bruce of Fresno, Dale of Fresno, Guy of Merced, Hillis, of Reno, Nev., and Osti Hilby of the U.S. Air Force in England.
 Sawyer also leaves a sister Mrs. Darcos Bell of Illinois, 32 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Services are pending with Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home.

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