Obit: Ivey, Roland (1910? - 1917)

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Surnames: IVEY CHAPEL

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/22/1917

Ivey, Roland (1910? - 19 FEB 1917)

Roland, the six-year-old son of Rev. and Mrs. A. M. Ivey, died on Monday morning last after a severe illness (spinal bifadas) extending over a period of three weeks. The parents accompanied the body to Evansville for burial on Tuesday, services being held here in the afternoon, Rev. F. Harris of Chippewa Falls and Rev. Frazer of Colfax conducting the same.

(Follow on in 3/1/1917 Thorp Courier)

Rolland Ivey was the six-year-old son of A.M. Ivey and Adaline Chapel Ivey. From infancy the lad had suffered with spinal bifadas, but withal was a patient little sufferer. All who came to know him characterized the lad as "a ray of heavenly sunshine." An uncle, writing upon the occasion of his death said, "He has proved the great loved of his make, God."

Rolland Ivey lived more in his short span of life than the most of us who may be allotted the full "three years and ten." His life was a lesson of patience, in cheerfulness, in pure grit.

A short service was held at the residence of Charles Johnson, at 11:30 o'clock Wednesday morning for the friends here in Evansville, the regular service having been held in the home of the parents at Thorp. Mr. Ivey is the Methodist pastor at Thorp. Interment was held in Maple Hill Cemetery, The Rev. Golder R. Lawrence, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Evansville, officiated. (Evansville Review)

 

 


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