_Mrs. Angeline (Dean) Brooks departed this life after arTiImess extending over several weeks, at her late home in Ge¬ noa, O., from which place the funeral services were held, conducted by Elder W. L. Stine. Interment in the cemetery at Elmore. Frank W. Brooks, husband of the deceased, died about a year ago, so that the four children left are doubly bereaved by the death of their mother. Besides four children Mrs. Brooks leaves a mother, sisters and brothers to mourn her departure. Mrs. Brooks was the drughter of Harley and Harriet Dean, pioneers of Ottawa county, near El- , more.
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I Among the papers belonging to the late Mrs. W. F. Brooks, was found the following poem, written by her a slioit ! time after her husband's death winch: we have been requested to puolisn:
THE FATHER. . 1 This parent dear we love bo well, Was taken from our sight, But yet we hope to meet again . In that bright world of light. j.
My children dear this place draw nea
A mother's grave to see, ■ Not long ago I was with you,
And soon you will be with me.
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