Obit: Kilty, Florence Mary #2 (1891 - 1952)

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Surnames: Kilty, Witt, Matson, Gottschalk, Ewald, Victorson, Johnson, Morgan, Atcherson, Duvall, Edblom, Yahr, Schaller, Matson, Pervsn, Swedman, Israelson

----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 04/25/1952

Kilty, Florence Mary (24 Nov. 1891 - 18 Apr. 1952)

Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church for Mrs. Wm. Kilty, 60, who passed away at her home last week Thursday.

The Rev. Charles Witt officiated at the services and burial was made in the Lutheran cemetery.

The body reposed at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, until time of services.

Mrs. Kilty, the former Florence Matson, was born November 24, 1891, in Calumet, Mich. She came to Unity, Wisconsin in 1907 and resided on a farm. Since her marriage March 12, 1912, to Wm. Kilty, in Colby, they had resided on a farm west of Unity.

She is survived by her husband; eight sons, Melvin, Edgar; Lyle, Colby; Robert, Mayville; and Glenn, Donald, Marvin, Vern and Kenneth, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Henry (Loraine) Gottschalk, Unity; 17 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. F. Ewald and Mrs. John Victorson, Detroit; and Mrs. Emil Johnson, Unity; and two brothers, Ed Matson, Detroit; and Albert Matson, Unity.

A daughter preceded her in death.

We in this community are mourning the passing of a wonderful mother and neighbor, Mrs. Wm. Kilty, 60, who passed away last week Thursday.

In tribute to Mrs. Wm. Kilty

Rest on dear one, thy task is done,

Thy life’s work complete, thy victory won;

No labor too great for thy dear ones,

Her suffering too intense to endure.

She, the lonely one and meekly

Who the cross of suffering bore,

Folded her weak hands so meekly,

Spake with us on earth no more.

And, tho oft depressed and lowly

All our fears we lay aside.

If we but remembered only

Such as these have lived and died.

She had gone to meet her Savior,

And her loved ones gone before,

And to help prepare a place for us,

As we wait on the Golden shore.

Written by Mrs. B. Hubbard.

Also in memory of our dear mother, Mrs. Edw. Morgan, who passed away in 1912 and Mrs. Edw Morgan who passed away in 1926.

Parents of W. W. Morgan and Mrs. B. Hubbard.

----Source: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 05/02/1952

Kilty, Florence (24 Nov. 1881 - 25 Apr. 1952)

Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church for Mrs. Wm. Kilty, 60, who passed away at her home last week Thursday.

The Rev. Charles Witt officiated at the services and burial was made in the Lutheran cemetery.

At the funeral the choir sang "Rock of Ages" and "Beyond the Sunset."

Pallbearers were Otto Atcherson, Leo Duvall, Clarence and Art Edblom, Maynard Yahr, and John Schaller.

Flowers were carried by Mrs. Otto Atcherson, Mrs. Leo Duvall, Mrs. Maynard Yahr and Mrs. John Schaller.

Out of town people in attendance at the funeral were Mrs. Ferd Ewald, Ed Matson, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pervsn and daughter of Detroit; Mrs. Clara Swedman and son, James and Mr. Lawrence Israelson of Mellen; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilty, Mayville; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kilty, Edgar; and Mr. and Mrs. John Kilty, Loyal.

*** Florence (Matson) Kilty is buried in the Evangelical Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Brighton Township, Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Family Notes

1900 Federal Census, ED 176 Laurium village, south side, Houghton, Michigan, United States, pg. 27, family 505

Annie Matson, white, married, female
father's birthplace: Norway
mother's birthplace: Norway
years married: 10
estimated marriage year: 1890
mother how many children: 4
number living children: 4
immigration year: 1873

Household Members
head Victor Matson M 32 (Sep 1868) Finland
wife Annie Matson F 32 (Jan 1868) Norway
daughter Mary F Matson F 9 (Nov 1891) Michigan
daughter Emma C Matson F 7 (Dec 1893) Michigan
daughter John E Matson F 3 (Feb 1897) Michigan
daughter Clara U Matson F 1 (Nov 1899) Michigan

1940 Federal Census, Unity Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-38, family 8, line 28

Florence Kilty, white, married, female
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head William Kilty M 53 Wisconsin
wife Florence Kilty F 49 Michigan
son Glen Kilty M 22 Wisconsin
son Donald Kilty M 19 Wisconsin
son Kenneth Kilty M 17 Wisconsin
daughter Loraine Kilty F 15 Wisconsin
son Lyle Kilty M 13 Wisconsin
son Marvin Kilty M 10 Wisconsin
son Vern Kilty M 7 Wisconsin
daughter-in-law Loraine Kilty F 23 Wisconsin
grandson Richard Kilty M 1 Wisconsin
son Robert Kilty M 11 Wisconsin

Michigan Birth Records

Florence Mattson
birth date: 23 Nov 1891
birthplace: Franklin, Houghton, Michigan
father's name: Victoria Mattson
father's birthplace: Finland
mother's name: Annie Mattison
mother's birthplace: Finland



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