Obit: Lovelace, Mary Frances (1876 - 1936)

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Surnames: Lovelace, Waterman, Vine, Birrell

----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 16 Jan. 1936

Lovelace, Mary Frances (6 may 1876 - 7 Jan. 1936)

Mrs. Arthur E. Lovelace, born Mary Frances Waterman, who spent all of her early life on Pleasant Ridge, passed away at their home in Marshfield on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 7, 1936.

Mary Frances Waterman was born on the Pleasant Ridge, May 6, 1876. There she spent her girlhood, and was married on October 10, 1911 to Arthur E. Lovelace, the ceremony being performed at the Waterman family home.

Shortly after their marriage the couple moved to Crandon, where they made their home for nearly 13 years. From Crandon they went to Stanley, residing there until nine years ago, when they moved to the city of Marshfield.

For the last 8 years, Mrs. Lovelace has been in poor health, suffering three paralytic strokes, the last attack occurring on Sunday, Dec. 29, and she was called to her eternal home on Tuesday, January 7, 1936.

She is survived by her husband, named above; by one stepson, Claude Henry Lovelace, who is serving in the United States Army; by three brothers, Henry Waterman of Montana, Nels Waterman of Amery, Wis., and William Waterman of Vesper, Wis.; and by one sisters, Mrs. George (Della) Vine of the Town of Grant.

Funeral services were held on Thursday at the Seehafer-Hansen Funeral Home of Marshfield with the Rev. John Birrell in charge, and at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist church with ** Rest cut off.



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