Longridge, Emma (1878 - 1960)







----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 07/ /1960

Longridge, Emma (1878 - 1960)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon in the Grace Methodist Church for Mrs. John Longridge, 82, who died Saturday evening, July 2, 1960 at the Havenet Nursing Home in Owen, where she had made her home since Dec. 1959. She had been a surgical patient at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield the early part of June.

The Rev. Gene Carlson officiated and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The former Emma Dagnan was born May 7, 1878 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She received her education in Sioux City, Iowa, and was married there to John Longridge on April 7, 1902.

They lived in Sioux City until 1909, when they came to Wisconsin and settled on a farm in Hemlock. In 1911 the Longridges began operating a farm west of Black River and lived there until they retired in Dec. 1947 and moved to Greenwood. After he husband's death Oct. 5, 1959, Mrs. Longridge went to live at Clark County Home for the Aged until Dec. 28, 1959, when she moved to the Havenet Nursing Home.

Mrs. Longridge was a member of the Grace Methodist Church and its Women's Society of Christian Service.

Surviving are three sons, Charles, El Paso, Texas Lloyd, Greenwood and Lt. Col. Emmett, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. and two daughters, Mrs. Delbert (Gladys) Jones, Hutchinson, Kan., and Mrs. LeRoy (Grace) Metcalf, Greenwood. There are seven grandchildren.

Her only brother, John Dagnan, preceded her in death.



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