Obit: Demary, Maude (1898 - 1950)
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Surnames: Demary, Fry, Duncan, Elkins, Bert Rose

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/24/1950

Demary, Maude (11 DEC 1898 - 12 AUG 1950)

Mrs. Orville (Maude) Demary, 52, Detroit, Mich., mother of Robert Elkins, editor of the Thorp Courier, passed away of heart ailment at 7:20 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 12th, 1950 at the East Side General Hospital, Detroit.

Funeral services were held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 1950, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. The Rev. J. Kaim officiated and burial was made at the Glenwood Cemetery, Wayne, Mich.

The body was reposed at the Harris Funeral Home until the time of services. Rosary service was held on Tuesday evening at 8:15 o’clock.

She was a member of the Rebeccas, Macabees and Daughters of Veterans organizations.

Mrs. Demary, nee Maude Fry, was born Dec. 11, 1898, at Huntington, W. Va. She attended Huntington Public Schools and was a graduate of Marshall College of that city.

She was married to Homer Duncan at Huntington in June 1913, and to Robert L. Elkins in 1915, moving to Detroit, Mich., where she resided until her death. Her husband Robert preceded her in death in Nov. 1928.

In 1930 she was united in marriage to Orville H. Demary of Detroit, Mich.

She is survived by her husband, her mother, Mrs. Bert Rose of Huntington, W. Va.; three sons, Michael Duncan of Huntington; Robert E. Elkins of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) and Billy J. Elkins of Detroit, Mich.; and six grandchildren.



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