Obit: Smith, Delia M. (1886 - 1908)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 02/11/1909

Smith, Delia M. (27 MAY 1886 - 5 FEB 1908)

Delia May Smith died at her home in this place (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.) Friday at 12:15 P.M. of tuberculosis, after an illness of several weeks.

Deceased was 22 years, 6 months and 9 days of age and was born at Jefferson, Wis., where she spent the early part of her life. She received a common school education at that place and later went tot he Lake Mills High school until ill health prevented her attendance. In the fall of 1903 she came to Greenwood with her parents, making their home with them until a few years ago when she went to Milwaukee to do general house work and later to Chicago, where she remained until the forepart of December, when she came home on account of sickness, which later caused her death.

Miss Smith was a member of the Methodist Sunday School and a consistent Christian to the time of her death. She leaves to mourn her loss a father and mother, four brothers, and two sisters. Funeral services were held in the Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. S.E. Sweet officiating.

Those acting as pall bearers were John Arends, Geo. Einfeldt, J. Steiger, F. Sillick and Wellen Hartson.

The remains were interred in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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