Obit: Blades, Clara (1875 - 1928)
Surnames: BLADES, SCHMIDT, PERKINS
----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 08/16/1928
Blades, Clara (9 AUG 1875 - 5 AUG 1928)
Mrs. Clara Blades lived about six miles northwest of Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.. She was afflicted with cancer, which caused her death. For a little more than four months she was quite weak, and more or less confined to the house. She became weaker and weaker as the end drew on. The end came on Sunday night Aug. 5, 1928, at about 11:30 o’clock when she quietly slipped from the mortal body. At the time of her death she lacked only a few days of being fifty three years of age.
Mrs. Clara Blades was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schmidt. She was born Aug. 9, 1875 in Wisconsin. In 1903 she was married to Mr. Henry Blades. In 1916 Mr. Blades passed away. Mrs. Clara Blades leaves behind, her father and mother, Mr. And Mrs. Peter Schmidt, a brother George Schmidt of Chicago, a sister, Mrs. J.W. Perkins of Kent, Wash., and a nephew, Foster G. Schmidt of Chicago.
The funeral services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The service at the home began about 12:30 P.M. and at the West Beaver Chapel a little before 1:00 o’clock. The body was interred in the Greenwood Cemetery, Pastor Arnold J. Borchardt conducted the services.
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