Obit: Burch, Belle (1862 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Burch, Andrews, Hauser, Shanks,
Shields, Baird, Steiger, Hoehne, Johnson, Volk, Nulton
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 10, 1958
Burch, Belle (5 February 1862 - 3 July
Mrs. Belle Burch, 96, long time resident
of Greenwood, died July 3, at a nursing home at Fairview, Minn. The
body arrived Sunday noon and was lying in state at the Hill Funeral
Burial was made in the Greenwood
Cemetery, with the Rev. Ethel Nulton performing the rites.
Pallbearers were: Chester Shields, Hastings Baird, William Steiger,
Julius Hoehne, Elmer Johnson and Perry Volk.
Mrs. Burch, nee Belle Andrews, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Andrews, was born February 5, 1862, in the
Province of Ontario, Canada. At the age of five she came to
the United States with her parents and their three other children
to Tunnel City, where they lived for two years before coming to
Greenwood in 1869. She received her education here, and for
many years taught schools in Clark County.
On November 18, 1890, she was married to
E. T. Burch. Her husband died August 17, 1912. She
resided here until several years ago, when she went to live with
her only daughter and husband, Dr. and Mrs. George (Edna) Hauser,
at St. Paul. The last few years she was a resident of the nursing
home in Fairview, Minn.
Besides her daughter she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Albert (Hattie) Shanks of Greenwood, a brother, William Andrews of Owen, and four grandchildren.
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