Obit: Baird, Margaret S. (1859 - 1943)
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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wis.) 11/23/1943

Baird, Margaret S. (14 AUG 1859 - 14 NOV 1943)

Services for Mrs. Ocatavus Hastings Baird, 84, who died Nov. 14, 1943 at Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), were conducted Nov. 18 at Grace Methodist Church, Greenwood, the Rev. Alex J. Abbott officiating. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Ilene and Irene Abbott, accompanied by Mrs. John Meng, sang "Beyond the Sunset," "after the Shadows," and "Safe in the Arms of Jesus." Pallbearers were John Arends, Albert Shanks, C.C. Hoehne, Albert Schwarze, Jack Syth and Simon Schwarze.

Margaret Samantha Fradette, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Fradette, was born Aug. 14, 1859, at Norham, Canada, and moved with her parents to Michigan in 1868. In 1875 the family went to Unit. Her marriage to Mr. Baird took place Aug. 30, 1876, and the Bairds lived in Greenwood for 25 years. Mr. Baird died 32 years ago, and four children, Claude, Ethel, Ross, and Dwayne, also preceded her in death.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter (Nina) Raymond, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. Arthur (Pearl) Milligan, Rhinelander; and Mrs. Wallace (Goldie) Ashel, Withee; two half-brothers, one being James Fradette of Neillsville; two half-sisters, 10 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.



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