Elsa Shirmer Obituary
Submitted by Jessie McCandless Baker September 1, 2002.
"Died—In St. John, Oct. 3, 1886, Elsa, dau of E.T. and A.S. Shirmer, aged 8 mo and 1 day. The flower faded on earth to bloom in heaven. Services by the writer on the 4th inst. at the U.B. Church. Be assured, parents, that you have the sympathy of the people in this your bereavement."