News: The Clark
Republican and Press 6-24-1886
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 6-24-1886
Mrs. Jessie Lowe started for Chicago and Waukesha last week for a summer’s visit. In the meantime, Jesse fills up on bologna, and spends his time thinking over the comforts (?) of leading a bachelor’s life. The only recreation he enjoys is going in to John Lester’s and peeling a banana occasionally to see how it will set on his stomach.
OBITUARY: Mrs. Phelia A. Kimball was the daughter of Dr. M. M. Towsly, and was bosept. 2, rn in Summit Co., Ohio. Her marriage to Mr. J. A. Kimball took place near Waukesha, Wis, Sept. 2, 1862. For many years she was a resident of Clark county, where she was widely known and respected for her lovable trait of character. In 1878 she united with the Presbyterian Church of Neillsville, and although failing health did not permit her attendance upon public worship during the last few years of her life, she still manifested a deep interest in the affairs of the church. Five children, two sons and three daughters, are now left to feel a mother’s loss. Her father, long a resident of Clark county, now lives at Oivet, Pierce county. His failing health did not permit of his attendance at her funeral. Her disease was consumption, which had long preyed upon her system. But she was able only a few weeks since to ride a mile or two for exercise. She clung to life with a wonderful tenacity. Her home and her family were dear to her. Patiently she suffered, and hopefully she died. Her funeral was attended from the Presbyterian Church on Friday last, attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives. The Rebekah Lodge, of which she was a member attended in full regalia. Thus one after another depart. The family and friends have the tender sympathies of both church and lodge, and one and all unite in pronouncing her memory blessed.
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