Obit: Strong, Mrs. R.A. (1829? -
Contact: Ann Stevens
Surnames: Strong, Gales, White, Potter,
----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville,
Clark County, Wis.) July 27, 1911
Strong, Mrs. R.A. (1829? - ?
her home on the farm near the village of Ontario, Vernon County,
Mrs. R.A. Strong passed peacefully away of general debility at the
advanced age of 82 years. She was the last of the pioneers
who made their home in the wilderness in the year 1861. She
was an active, energetic woman to the very last, not casting aside
her burden until the Master called. While she was not
affiliated with any church, her life was a beautiful symbol of
The burial services were held in the Baptist church, conducted by Rev. Gales from an original text, "Thy loving kindness is better than life." She leaves to mourn her loss 3 daughters, Mrs. Josie L. White, Colby, Wis., Mrs. Eva E. Potter, Neillsville, Wis., Mrs. Myrtle Quackenbush, Norwalk, Wis., and three grandsons. May her good deeds live after her.
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