Obit: Lee, Mary H (1854 - 1933)

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Surnames: Lee, Wright, Erwin

----Source: Millie Lee's scrapbook collection of newspaper articles

Lee, Mary H (6/5/1854 April 1933)

West Fremont, May 1_Funeral services for Mrs. Mary H. Lee, who died in Milwaukee Sunday, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of her son A.F. Lee.

Mrs. Lee, a former resident here died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Howard Erwin, in Milwaukee. The remains will arrive on Tuesday and will lie in state at the A.F. Lee home until the time of the funeral.

Mrs. Lee, nee Mary H. Wright, was born at Potsdam, New York, June 5, 1854, and was married to T.F. Lee in January, 1874. They moved to Clark County 55 years ago and bought a farm in the town of Fremont, which was then a wilderness.

She is survived by four sons, A.F. Lee and E.W. Lee, Fremont; Vinton Lee, Neillsville; and Dale Lee, Granton; and one daughter, Mrs. Howard Erwin, Milwaukee.

(Additional article):

West Fremont, May 4--Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Mary H. Lee, who died Sunday morning of a heart ailment at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Howard Erwin, Milwaukee.

The Rev. GW Longenecker, pastor of the Congregational Church at Neillsville, and an old friend of the deceased, officiated.

Mrs. William Schmidtke, Granton, sang, "What a Friend We Have in Jesus", and "In the Garden."

Pallbearers were Frederick and Bernard Pietenpol, Harold Trewartha, Ell Lee, Eldred Davis, and Arthur Hubing.

Those in charge of flowers were Miss Ruth Pietenpol, Mrs. Marjorie Trewartha, Mrs. Lucile Hubing, and Mrs. Lila Hubing.

Those from away who attended the rites were Mr. and Mrs. Hale Davis, Marshfield, Alonzo Huckstead, Neillsville, and Bruce Erwin, Nasonville.

 

 


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