Obit: Raymond, Edythe (1877 - 1909)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 10/28/1909

Raymond, Edythe (30 AUG 1877 - 18 OCT 1909)

Mrs. Edythe, nee Fradette, died at her home in the town of Weston at 6 o’clock, Monday evening, Oct. 18th, 1909.

Deceased was born in the town of Warner, Clark County, Wis., Aug. 30th, 1877, and at the time of her death was 32 years, 1 month and 19 days old. Her girlhood days were spent with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Fradette of this city, on the old farm 1 mile west of Greenwood. She received her education in the Greenwood Schools, leaving the course at the end of her Junior year, there being at that time but three years in the high school course.

She was married by Rev. Paul Hull of the M.E. Church, on March 28th, 1896, to Wm. Free Raymond, a prosperous hard working farmer of Christie. Of this union two sons were born, Clifford, aged 13 years, and Fay, aged 5. She was a loving wife, a kind and devoted mother and fond of her home. She was taken sick Sept. the 11th with typhoid fever. Complications followed in the form of blood poisoning in the hand and in spite of the best and unwavering attention of Dr. H.R. Schofield, her mother, Mrs. A. Fradette, and in the last week of Miss Lucy Shanks, a trained nurse, death claimed her Monday evening, Oct. 18, 1909.

She leaves to mourn her loss a husband and two children, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Fradette of this city, two brothers, James H. of Greenwood and Herbert W. of Christie, and five sisters, Mrs. Bessie Burch of Toulon, Ill., Mrs. Mattie Baird of this city, Mrs. Addie Twichell, Miss Lottie Fradette and Mrs. Sarah Twichell, all of Chicago, Ill. The last two mentioned came from Chicago Oct. 11th to be with her in her last moments.

The funeral was held at the Christie M.E. Church, Rev. W.T. Hendren officiating, and was attended by a large circle of friends and neighbors, she being beloved by all who knew her. Interment was made at the Christie Cemetery. Mr. Raymond and sons, the parents, brothers and sister have the sympathy of the entire community in this their great sorrow.



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