Mrs. Lydia Wilmarth Passes Away in Chicago
Friends in Galena received word from Leslie Wilmarth of the death of his mother, Lydia Frazer Wilmarth at Chicago Sunday.
The body will arrive here Tuesday evening and will be taken to the Furlong Chapel Home where Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. John Hodgson of the First Presbyterian church will officiate. Burial will be made in Greenwood cemetery beside her husband, Benjamin Wilmarth, Sr.
Mrs. Wilmarth is survived by five children-one daughter, Mrs. Avon Olson; four sons, Leslie, Homer, Russell and Benjamin.
Friends may call at the Chapel Home Wednesday afternoon to pay their respects.
-The Galena Daily Gazette, 7 January, 1946
Submitted by Vicki Pierce