Obit: Richelieu, Ida (1866 - 1950)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 12/ /1950

Richelieu, Ida (1866 - 1950)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY Mrs. Ida Richelieu, 84, died at the home of her brother, Arthur Steele, at Abbotsford Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1950 at 11:30 p.m. She had been in failing health for the past several years.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Stabnow Funeral Home in Greenwood, with the Rev. Lee Holmes, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will repose at the funeral home from Friday noon until the time of the services.

Mrs. Richelieu, nee Steele, was born March 8, 1866, at Plymouth. She moved to Greenwood with her parents when she was 4, and later moved to Thorp. She was educated in the rural schools of the Town of Warner.

After her marriage to Martin Richelieu at Colby Sept. 19, 1891, the couple lived in Greenwood until 1931, the year her husband died. She had made her home at Abbotsford for the past 19 years.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Walter (Alice) Acker, Greenwood, and Mrs. Otto (Margaret) Vater, Withee, four grandchildren, and one brother, Arthur Steele, Abbotsford.

Ten brothers and sisters preceded her in death.



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