Obit: Ferguson, Julia (1861 - 1928)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 09/06/1928

Furguson, Julia (22 NOV 1861 - 26 AUG 1928)

Mrs. Julia Furguson [?Ferguson] was called home to her final resting place at 1:20 P. M. Sunday, Aug. 26, 1928 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eva Oestreich, after an illness of several months duration during which time she was a most patient sufferer. She was confined to her bed the last several weeks, gradually weakening, until the end came very peacefully.

Julia E. Woodin was born Nov. 22, 1861 at Hartford, Wis., and was united in marriage to John Ferguson Dec. 12, 1882. To this union were born five children.

They resided at Hartford until September 1894, when they moved to Loyal locating on a farm, one mile southeast of Loyal, which they labored faithfully on, until they came to this village in March 1920. Mr. Ferguson passed away in June 1926. Mrs. Ferguson was esteemed and highly respected by all who knew her, was a kind and loving wife and mother, having gained the respect and good will of all whom she came in contact, having lived a good, honest life, always ready and willing to help a neighbor.

The profusion of beautiful flowers from friends and relatives showed the highest esteem in which she was held. She leaves to mourn her loss, three daughters, namely: Mrs. Cora Goodale of Dubuque, Iowa; Mrs. Flossie Ohrmund of Hartford, Wis., Mrs. Iva Oestreich of this village, and two sons, Mr. Clarence Ferguson of Hartford, Wis., and Archie also of this village, four sisters, Mrs., Anna Smith, Vesper, Wis., Mrs. Laura Holle, Hartford, Wis., Mrs. Mary Taylor, Kalamazoo, Mich., Mrs. Fannie Schneider, Milwaukee, one brother William having preceded her in death three years ago, besides other relatives and a host of friends.

The last rites were held Wednesday P. M. at 2 o’clock from the home of her daughter. Rev. Wilson Mallory of Granton officiating, with burial in the Loyal cemetery.

The Tribune joins with friends in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.

Among those that attended from away were Mr. H. H. Smith, Vesper, Wis., Mrs. Fred Ingle, Port Edwards, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Al Bailing, Vesper, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. John Gross and son Harold, Jefferson, Wis., Miss Clara Ferguson, Hartford and Mr. Robert Ferguson of Fond du Lac.



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