Iowa Old PressLockridge Times; Lockridge, Jefferson Co, IA; April 4, 1929
SUSAN SHUPPY DIES
Miss Susan Marie Shuppy was born October 8, 1852 and died
April 2d, 1929, being in her seventy-seventh year.
Her death was sudden, although she has not been in rugged health for some time owing to her advanced age, and also an accident in which she was injured a year or so ago. She was found dead in bed Tuesday morning when her sister arose about 7 o'clock.
Funeral services are being held this afternoon from the Trinity church, in charge of the Rev. Linder, with interment in Lockridge cemetery.
MRS. GUS PETERSON DIES
Mrs. Gus Peterson passed away Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock
at her home six miles southeast of Lockridge, after being in ill health for the
past four years.
The funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the Round Prairie Baptist church in charge of Rev. J. A. Cochran. Interment will be made in Lambert cemetery.
Mrs. Peterson was born sixty-three years ago in Jefferson county. Her maiden name was Miss Jennie L. Workman.
She is survived by the following children: Mrs. George Smith of Lockridge, Mrs. Cora Tilford of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Paul Hildebrand and Mrs. Carl Coe of Lockridge. She also leaves nine grandchildren.
IN A LINE OR TWO
- Mr. and Mrs. Vern Vorhies are the parents of a 10 lb. son born Saturday.
- Lockridge contributed $18.75 toward the Salvation Army drive in Jefferson county.
- Hubert and Lester Duttweiler of Canton, Illinois, spent Sunday at the parental J.C. Duttwelier home.
- Mr. and Mrs. Allen Shank and daughter of Burlington spent Sunday at the parental Fred Graff home.
- Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Vest are the parents of a daughter, Glenneva Maude, born Friday night, March 29.
- At a meeting of the township trustees Monday, Ervie Anderson was selected the tractor man for the township road work this summer.
- We acknowledge receipt of a post card from S.Q. Helfenstine, brother of J.C. and an occasional visitor in Lockridge. He is now abroad, and dated his card and Gibraltar, and mailed it in England.
- Dr. Graber had his medicine cases damaged this morning, and he thinks his loss will be about $100. He left them sitting on the running board of his car and started east on the pavement. They fell off just in time to get in front of another car, and there wasn't much left.
- Mrs. Tom Litton and daughter Macil were Saturday afternoon callers at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. A.U. Walker of Mt. Pleasant.
- Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lawrence spent last Wednesday evening in Rome at the home of her father.
- Mr. George McElwee of Glasgow, Everett McElwee and Everett Crane left Sunday morning for Chicago Heights where they expect to get work during the summer.
- D.S. Barton delivered some cattle at the Tom Litton home Wednesday morning.
- Clifford Lewis left Wednesday for Jackson, Mich., where he has employment.
- Mrs. Joe Nelson is recovering from a recent illness.
- Mrs. Dave Burkey is the first to have chickens hatched in this neighborhood.
- Two new scholars are enrolled at Pleasant Hill school, Maril Leafgreen and Everette Craff.
IN A LINE OR TWO
- Chas. Pence left Monday morning for Quincy, Ill., to take treatments for
- Mrs. Clarence Keller of Burlington visited the first of the week at the parental Louis Duttweiler home.
- Mrs. Charlotte Gustafson of Seattle, Wash., is in Lockridge for a few days' visit at the home of her brother, Albert Anderson.
- Mrs. Malcolm Nelson has been presented with a lovely potted plant from the New Sweden Lutheran Aid, for which she is very grateful.
- Miss Clara Berg was taken to the hospital the first of the week with an attack of appendicitis. Word from there today is that she was better and it is thought an operation would not be necessary.
- Mrs. Mary Bogner was taken to the H.H. Berg home Tuesday suffering from high blood pressure. She is reported some better today.
- "Tony" Carlson is now in charge of the Berg Store. It was closed the first of the week for invoicing. Mrs. Carlson and the children are expected to come next week, and the family will then live in the Johnson property in the west part of town. We understand that Mr. Carlson will have an opening day some time in the near future. See his adv. elsewhere on this page.
- Mrs. E.B. Litton spent Saturday at the home of her sister, Mrs. N.O.
- Mrs. Wright Church and family and mother, Mary Church, were entertained at the J.L. Bower home Sunday.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Litton spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Ray Watson.
- Miss Amy Barton, after a weeks stay at home, left Sunday for the Chrisinger home near Winfield.
- Mrs. Maude Davis and daughter Vesta and husband, pleasantly surprised her mother, Mrs. Walter Stewart, Saturday by driving from near Memphis, Mo., and spent the night with them. On their way home Sunday, they called a short time at the home of her sister, Mrs. Minnie Bower.
- Mrs. Tom [Martha Alice Smith] Litton received word from her sister, Mrs. A.U. Walker * of Mt. Pleasant that she wasn't so well Tuesday. [Should probably read Mrs. A.D. Watkins, Lucy Prudence Smith, wife of Alfred Douglas Watkins.]
- Mrs. Jay Barton entertained the Thursday Club at her home last Thursday afternoon. Most all the club members and two visitors were present. After the business meeting they were served refreshments of fruit salad, nut cake and chocolate angel food.
- Mrs. Arthur Sparker of Mt. Pleasant spent the week-end at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Litton.
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