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Obits > Mrs. C. R. (Mary nee Quinn) Aldrich 1920

Tampico Tornado, July 1, 1920

Submitted by Les Niemi
July 1, 1920

Mrs. C.R. ALDRICH For Many Years Well Known Resident Here Dies Tuesday Morning.


Death called another old ciitzen of Tampico and took one of the members of a very prominent and well known family of this community when Mrs. C.R. ALDRICH passed away Tuesday morning about 9 o'clock following five weeks suffering from throat and nervous trouble. Everything that coulc possibly be done, tender, loving and watchful care by relatives, expert medical treatment and nursing, seemed of no avail and she gradually grew weaker until the end came on Tuesday morning to her long, useful life at the family residence.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Mary's church with internment in St. Mary's cemetery.

Mary QUINN was born Oct. 15, 1844 at Woodstock where she spent her girlhood coming to this vicinity when a young lady some 52 years ago and has been a resident here ever since. She was married to Charles R. ALDRICH in Sterling Nov. 13, 1869 and after their marriage they settled on a farm south of Tampico where they resided a number of years until they moved to Tampico, which place has since been their home, and where she has been loved, honored and respected by not only her own immediate relatives but by a host of friends and neighbors.

She was a faithful, consistant member of St. Mary's church and took an active part in its activities and lived its teachings in a consistant manner. She was a good woman in the fullest meaning of that word and her interest centered in her family and friends. For more than fifty years she lived a happy wedded life with her husband whose helpmate and companion she has been through all the trying early days of this country whenit required stout harts and brave determination to win success. She will be greatly missed for thefamily circle xxx xxxxx of good wife and there xxx xxx is always a heavy burden xxx xxx but leaves sweet xxxx xxxx to be cherrished by those who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, Charles R. ALDRICH one of Tampico's best known and prominent citizens, three children, Mrs. H.A. TERRY, C.W. ALDRICH and Arthur ALDRICH, also five grand children and one great grandson, three sisters as follows: Julia COONEY of Woodstock, Hanna SULLIVAN of Elgin, Margaret FLAVIN of Chicago and one brother John QUINN of Delevan, and a host of old neighbors and friends who extend to the husband, children and other relatives their sincere sympathy in their hour of sorrow

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