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Obits > 1912 - Mrs. W. W. Wolf

Submitted by Emily Jordan

Mrs Murphy Wolf

Walnut Leader, January 5, 1912, page 1, column 1

Death of Mrs. W.W. Wolf

The death of Mrs. W.W. Wolf occurred Monday, January 1, 1912, at the Whiteside hospital at Sterling, Illinois, where she underwent an operation for the removal of a tumor.

The deceased was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Murphy, who reside about seven miles west of Walnut. She was born in Putnam county, April 18, 1889. For the past eight years she had resided near Normandy.

Five years ago she was married to William W. Wolf of the same town the marriage taking place at St. Joe, Michigan. A month ago she and her family moved to town, Mr. Wolf buying a half interest in the Karr grocery store.

Mrs. Wolf was taken ill about the first of September, 1911, and has been very bad since. All that doctors could do was done for her. The head of the Clinton hospital was called here in consultation Saturday. It was decided that she had a tumor. The operation took place at 11 o’clock Monday forenoon. She came out of the anaesthetic in a few minutes. About 4 o’clock she became much worse and inside of a half hour died.

Mrs. Wolf leaves three brothers, three sisters, her parents, her husband and little child to mourn her untimely death.

The funeral took place at her late home at Sterling, Wednesday morning, the services being in charge of Rev. Roy Miller, pastor of the Christian church, and the remains were taken to Tampico for burial.

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