MRS, SAR^H ALDRICH
PASSED AWAY SUNDAY
' Mrs. Sarah Aldrich passed a- wav Sunday morning: about eight [thjrt-v af er an illness of four |\e rs^with dropsy. Death came not unexpected and brought sweety relief to one who had long sulfer- jed with Chnstmn fortitude. On- Jly her husband and son Joseph ;1 Herring were present when she breathed her last.
Sarah Ann Mapes was born^
about three miles east of Rollers-
ville September 11, 1850, being:
Ithe daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseoh Mapes. At the age of 17
she moved with her parents to
Elmore and from that tttrrr on
Elmore and vicinity was her
homo. She was married Search
12, 1874, to John F. Herring, art*
to this union were born two sons
and two daughters, one son and
the i wo daughters dying in chiUl-
j hood. On e son, J osepfi, regains
I to iTiourn the loss of a loving
j mother. 1 .^
j August 29. 1904, she was mar-
Jried to Oscar L. Aldrich whosur-
jvives. Her only remaining son
j always made his home with his
mother and dutifully cared for.
her during her lone: illness.
The deceased was a member of j the Presbyterian church until its j dissolution/after which she at¬ tended the U. B. churcb and for 'raanv years was a teacher in the jU.'B. Sunday School. Ill health | compelled her to give up her j work and when the end came December 14, 1919, she had at¬ tained the ripe age of 69 years, 3 months and 3 days/Besides the son and husband there sur¬ vive one brother, George Mapes of Iowa, a half brother, Thomas | Mapes, ami a sister, Miss Maggie j Mapes of Nebraska.
Tile funeral was held Tuesday ^afternoon at,the .St. John's Ev.¦ church. Rev. Soell officiating and j burial in Uuion cemetery. * j
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