Obituary - Mr. Hubert James Ogilvie

29 May 1950 Cootamundra Herald

An old and highly-esteemed resident, of Cootamundra, Mr. Hubert ('Bert') James Ogilvie, 67, passed, away in the Sacred Heart Hospital yesterday morning, after, being seriously, ill in that institution for, some weeks. 

The late Bert Ogilvie was born at Tumut and lived in the Cootamundra and Coolac districts practically all his life. 

At Cootamundra, in 1908, he   married Miss Margaret ('Peg') Ryan, a member of the well known district family, and is survived by his widow and three sons, Jack (Sydney), Frank (Cootamundra), and, Hubert (Sydney).

A brother and sisters are Ernie (Sydney), Mary (Mrs. Sommerville), Vera (Mrs. Orr), and Netta (Mrs. Miller), all of Sydney.   

One of the last of the old-time drovers, deceased had a high I reputation amongst local agents and stock owners for the efficiency and reliability he showed in his work.

He was also noted for his genial personality, keen sense of humor, and generous nature. 

In the 1914-18 war he served with the infantry in France. 

The funeral, which left the Sacred Heart Church after a service at 11 o'clock this morning, was largely attended by relatives and friends.