SHOUP, John Franklin (1868*-1944)
Monday, August 6, 2012 at 9:02AM
Jo Giessner

JOHN F. SHOUP OF ONO DIES - John Franklin Shoup, 75, Shasta County rancher and stockman died yesterday [3 December 1944] at Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient eight days.

for many years he has owned and operated a stock ranch at Ono, at the same time maintaining a home in Redding. In recent years his sons have been associated with him in operation of the ranch.

He was a native of Illinois, born May 26, 1869, and came to California more than 63 years ago.

Shoup leaves his wife, Mrs. Laura Belle Shoup of 1261 East Street, Redding; five sons, Clarence, Leslie and Bert Shoup, all of Ono, Austin J. Shoup, Redding City Police Sergeant, and Erle Shoup of the U. S. Navy; two daughters, Mrs. Maude Maupin of Redding and Mrs. Clara Fredrickson of Santa Rosa; eight grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Nancy Webb of Redding.

Funeral Services will be held at McDonald's Chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow. The Rev. Don Chase will officiate. Interment will be in the Ono Cemetery.

*Records vary between 1868 and 1869, Headstone reads 1869.

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