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Wilson, Mrs. Henry C. (Alice) 1860-1907

WILSON, WEST

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 4/20/2008 at 20:27:26

LeMars Sentinel
February 1, 1907

UNION: (Special Correspondence)

Mrs. Henry C. Wilson died suddenly at her home Tuesday, January 29, 1907, of apoplexy when a blood vessel burst in her head. She was taken sick in Beckerís store at OíLeary where Dr. Richey was called from LeMars and he took her in a sleigh to her home where she expired at 6 p.m. without regaining consciousness after she was stricken. Her maiden name was Alice West and she was born May 15, 1860, near Binghamton, N.Y. She came to LeMars in 1884, and was married to H.C. Wilson March 8, 1886. Besides the bereaved husband she leaves two children, Ralph aged seventeen and Mida aged fourteen. Two sisters, Mrs. Inglett of Union township and Mrs. L. W. Peck of Harford, Susquehanna county, Pennsylvania, besides many other relatives and friends. She was one of the most patient, kind hearted of women always self sacrificing and greatly beloved. She was a member of the Presbyterian church and a worker in both missionary and aid societies.

LeMars Sentinel
February 8, 1907

UNION: The funeral of Mrs. H.C. Wilson was held in the Presbyterian church here
Friday, February first, at 10:30 a.m. The service being conducted by
Rev. W.G. Moore of LeMars. The burial took place in Union township
cemetery. Among the floral tributes was a beautiful wreath from the
ladies of the aid and missionary societies. The pall bearers were
chosen by Mr. Wilson from his associates in M.W.A. lodge. A large
concourse of friends gathered to pay their last respects to the
departed. The family and relatives wish to thank all who assisted and
extended sympathy during this great bereavement.


 

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