Obit: Metcalf, Julia M. (1874 - 1927)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 10/13/1927

Metcalf, Julia M. (24 AUG 1874 - 4 OCT 1927)

Mrs. Parker Metcalf died at her home in the town of York, Clark County, Wis. on Tuesday afternoon at 3:15 o'clock, Oct. 4, 1927, aged 53 years, 1 month and 10 days. The cause of her death was bronchial pneumonia and heart trouble, from which she had suffered about 2 weeks. Her death was a severe shock to her family and the community. Mrs. Metcalf, whose maiden name was Julia Myrtle Northup, was born in the town of York, Aug. 24, 1874, and grew to womanhood there. She was married to Mr. Parker Metcalf in Neillsville, April 16, 1897. They moved to Phillips, Wis., and lived there 4 years, returning here to spend the rest of her life.

She is survived by her husband and six children: Elsie, Mrs. Lewis Kaudy of the town of York; Kenneth, married; Leon, Irne, Sadie and Ferne at home. She leaves also three brothers, Frank, Percy and Edward Northup, and two grandchildren, Marie and John Kaudy.

Mrs. Metcalf was a kind and loving mother and friend, doing everything possible to help others, and will be greatly missed in the home and among the old friends and neighbors.

Brief funeral services were held at the home followed by services at the Congregational Church in Neillsville on Friday afternoon, Oct. 7, Rev. G. W. Longenecker officiating, burial taking place in Neillsville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jon McKimm, Lin Shaw, Otto Grosnick, John Krejci, Wm. Holt and Allen Forman.

Those from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Northup of Flint, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Allie Metcalf of Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. John Metcalf, Greenwood; Mrs. Susan Metcalf of Altoona; Mrs. Jennie Metcalf and sons of Altoona.



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