The Schaller Herald
Schaller, Sac Co. Iowa
March 5, 1903
W.W. ALLEN paid $6.00 for water works.
Died. Thursday afternoon, Feb. 19, 1903, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James WILEY in Nashua, Mrs. Catherine MURKLEY, from paralysis aged 87 years, 4 months, and 27 days. Catherine WEGER was born in Morrisburg, Canada, Sept. 22, 1815. In 1836 she was united in marriage to John MURKLEY. In 1848 she moved to Wisconsin. Her husband departed this life in 1855. Mrs. MURKLEY was the mother of eight children, five of whom survive and morn her loss- Messrs. John and Wm. MURKLEY, of Berlin, Wis., Mrs. Hattie HAYES, of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. J.B. KNIGHT, of Norway, Mich., and Mrs. Mary WILEY, of Nashua, Iowa. For twenty years the deceased had made her home in Berlin, Wis. In August, 1901, she came to Nashua and made her home with her daughter, where she peacefully passed away. March 24, 1902, she was stricken with paralasis and remained helpless to the end. She was most tenderly and untiringly cared for by her daughter, who did all that could be done to give comfort in her last days.-Nashua Reporter. Mrs. MURKLEY was a sister of Mrs. M. H. CASSELMAN of this place who is now the only living member of her immediate family.
Article on the naming of towns and townships.