Obit: Staples, Nellie M. (1891 - 1960)
Surnames: Staples, Smith
----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/04/1960
Staples, Nellie M. (22 Oct. 1891 - 28 July 1960)
Miss Nellie M. Staples died last Thursday afternoon at the McDonald Nursing Home in Tomahawk at the age of 68 years. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Polaszek Funeral Home in Abbotsford, Rev. Wallace Smith, pastor of the Presbyterian churches in Edgar and Abbotsford, officiating, and burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.
Miss Staples was born Oct. 22, 1891 in Canistota, S.D. She taught rural school for many years in Markesan and in the Abbotsford and Colby areas. She lived in Abbotsford since 1915 until she entered the McDonald Nursing Home. She was a member of the Eastern Star lodge and the Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are two brothers, Ray Staples of Tomahawk and Guy Staples of Liberal, Kan. Her parents and a sister preceded her in death.
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