Born May 30, 1904 in Hubbard Lake, Michigan, he was a son the lae Ludwig and Emilie Bartz Kautz and had lived in the Apollo area since 1960.
A minister for 52 years, he was a member of the South Bend Charge of the United Church of Christ and the Apollo and the Clarion Ministerial Associations. He was also a member of the Apollo Senior Citizens Club and a life member of Apollo-Spring-Church Sportsman Club. Survivors include his wife, Ethel E. Lewis Kautz; two sons, John L. Kautz, D.D.S., Apollo and Paul D. Kautz, Mansfield, Ohio; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Anna) Good; eight grandchildren, one great-grandson; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Schneider, Detroit and Mrs. Alvina Ziesman, Ossineke, Michigan.
The Shaffer and Rae Funeral Home, Apollo was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Fairview Baptist Cemetery, near LaJose, Clearfield Country, PA. The family suggests that memorial contributions made be made to the United Church of Christ, Apollo.
REV. HARRISON DAVIDSON, JR., 65, 741 Center Road, Plum Borough, died March 4, 1986 in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky. A son of Harrison and Mary A. Love Davidson, he was born Feb. 1, 1921 in Ohio.
The Rev. Davidson was pastor of the South Bend Charge of the United Church of Christ which includes St. Paul's, Rural Valley; St. Tomas, Gastown, and St. Jacob's, South Bend.
He was the founder and president of Morth African Crusades, and owned and operated Crusades Stables at Plum Township. He served during World War II with the U.S. Navy as a Chaplain in West Africa.
Mermorial services will be held Saturday, March 22, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Jacob's United Church of Christ, South Bend.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made or sent to the Scholarship Fund established in his honor, Harrison Davidson Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Alan R. Boyer, Box 300, Rural Valley, RD 1, PA 16240.