Obit: Tripp, Mary (1855 - 1931)

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----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/19/1931

Tripp, Mary (1 JAN 1855 - 13 FEB 1931)

Mrs. Mary Tripp, aged 76 years, 1 month and 13 days, died at her home in this village (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) on Friday, Feb. 13, 1931. Deceased was born in New York City on Jan. 1, 1855. But little is known of early life. With her husband she arrived at Colby, Wis. about fifty years ago, Mr. Tripp passing away a few years later at Abbotsford. Mrs. Tripp then moved to Withee, Clark Co. and about forty years ago came to Thorp to reside. She was the mother of two children, her daughter, Nina, aged about fifteen years, died here some 25 years ago; her son Frank, many years ago, departed for North Dakota but has not been heard from for some years. Several years ago her eyesight failed and for a long period she has been totally blind. An adopted daughter, Mrs. Geo. Duell, has been giving her constant care for several years past.

Funeral services were held at the M. E. Church on Sunday last at one o’clock p.m., interment following the services in the cemetery at Colby.



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