Obit: Damon, Carrie A. (1862 - 1948)
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Surnames: DAMON FLEMING GRAVES INGHAM MCILHATTAN DRISCOLL PREHN HAYWARD HOLTERMAN SCHAEFER PARRETTE HEATH SCHOFIELD FIEBKE GROSS

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 11/26/1948

Damon, Carrie A. (12 Oct. 1862 - 20 Nov. 1948)

Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock for Mrs. Andrew Damon, 86, a resident of Spencer for the past 73 years. Mrs. Damon passed away Saturday at 4:40 A.M. at her home here. She had been in poor health for several years.

The body was at the Swarthout Funeral home until Tuesday noon when it was taken to the church where funeral services were conducted by Rev. Raymond Fleming. Burial took place in the West Spencer cemetery.

At the close of the church services the Royal Neighbor Lodge held their services at the church.

Pallbearers were Spence Graves, Guy Ingham, Laurence Driscoll, Harry Prehn, Foster McIlhattan and George Hayward.

Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Guy Ingham, Eva McIlhattan, Alice Prehn, Mae Driscoll, Calla Holterman, Ora Schaefer and Violet Parrette.

Carrie A. Heath was born at Hamilton, South Park, Colorado on Oct. 12, 1862, and came to Spencer when she was 13. She was married to Andrew Damon on June 4, 1881. Mr. Damon died Dec. 13, 1938. He’d been a lumberman and had held several village offices.

Mrs. Damon was a member of the Spencer Methodist Church, a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a charter member of the Spencer Royal Neighbor Lodge. She held the office of Oracle Vice Oracle and Chancellor of the local, Royal Neighbors, the latter office she held for the past 31 years.

Surviving Mrs. Damon are four daughters, Miss Ina Damon at home, Mrs. Frank (Calla) Schofield of Everett, Wash., Miss Ethel Damon of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. John (Lucille) Fiebke, Athens; four sons, Glen of Spencer, Grant of Chemult, Ore., Seth and Walter, Milwaukee; a sister, Mrs. Edward Gross, Kenmore, N.D.; a brother, Grant Heath, Skanee, Mich.; and seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

 

 


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