Obit: Rouse, Theresa (1857 - 1920)

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Surnames: ROUSE BLANKENBLICKER IVERSON APFEL

----Source: Clark County Republican & Press (Neillsville, Wis.) 12/09/1920

Rouse, Theresa (5 OCT 1857 - 3 DEC 1920)

Mrs. R.L. Rouse died at her home in Columbia, Clark County, Wis., Dec. 3rd, 1920 at 8:20 a.m., aged 53 years, 1 month and 29 days. She was born in Madison, Virginia, Oct. 5, 1867, and was married to Mr. R.L. Rouse Dec. 27th, 1883. To them were born three sons and six daughters: Clarence E. Rouse of Abbotsford, Ernest Rouse and Robert Rouse of Columbia, Mrs. Ruth Blankenblicker of Milwaukee, Mrs. Roy Iverson of Columbia, Mrs. Legare Apfel of Neillsville and Dorothy and Margaret at home, also the oldest daughter Emily, who attended the mother during her long illness.

Drs. Rouse joined the Bapitst Church in Virginia, in 1853 and lived an honest, consistent Christian life. She was a noble example to her children who will "rise up and call her blessed."

All her life she has shown forth the beauty of her faith in good and kindly deeds.

The funeral was held at the home Monday, Rev. Longenecker officiating, burial taking place in the Neillsville Cemetery.

 

 


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