Obit: Perry, Emily L. (1864 - 1902)



----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/20/1902

Perry, Emily L. (18 DEC 1864 - 14 FEB 1902)

Died, at her home in this village (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.), Friday, Feb. 14, 1902, of Puerperal trouble, Emily Lorinda, wife of Clarence Perry, aged 37 years, 1 month and 27 days.

Mrs. Perry was born at Toronto, Canada, Dec. 18, 1864. While yet a child her parents removed to Seymour, Wis., where she was united in marriage with Clarence Perry on Oct. 12, 1880. They continued to reside there until 1890, when they removed to Cadott and a year later came to this village. Nine children were born to this union, seven of whom, two girls, Edna, now Mrs. DeLong, For a and five boys, and husband survive her. She was a true mother, kind friend and neighbor, always ready and willing to render assistance when needed. Her religion was love, kindness, patience and intense devotion to her family. Besides her husband and children she leaves her aged parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Heagle, two sisters, Mrs. George Campbell of Marshfield, Miss Myrtle Heagle, four brothers, Wm. Heagle of Tony, Ed Heagle of Cadott, Anson Heagle of this village and Roy Heagle of Boyd, to mourn her untimely demise. The funeral services were held from the M. E. church on Sunday afternoon last, Rev. A. B. Soule officiating, a large concourse of people attending the services, after which the remains were laid at rest in the Thorp Village Cemetery.



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