Harriett Wilkey

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Harriett Wilkey - o o - ! Mrs. Harriett Wilkey. The funeral...
o o - ! Mrs. Harriett Wilkey. The funeral services of the late Mrs, Harriett Wilkey were held on Thurs day afternoon at the Memorial chapel in the Bclvidere cemetery. Many friends were in attendance. Rev. W. A. Minty, pastor of the Congregational church officiated. The text of his discourse was the 6th verse of the 46th chapter of Isaiah: "And even to your old age I am He and to hoar hairs will I carry you; I have made and I will bear, even I will carry aud will deliver you". The thoughts of the discourse were: First, the fact of a, personal God in relation to man; 8econd, the fact that God shares in the responsibility of our lives, aud, Third, that God's plan for every man involves the future. His plan is to ripen into fruition and fulfillment the hopes of the human heart as one steps into the final life. Rev. Minty spoke of the de ceased as a woman of culture and many excellencies of character. She had high musicsl qualifications and in earlier years was a fine violinist. She had faith in the future and broad views on religious subjects. The singer was Mrs. ('. A. Stone and the bearers were, , John Fair, Dr. W. (i. Hawkey, A. S. McCartney and L. B. Garrett. Mrs. Wilkey was born in Manchester, this county, 48 years ago. In 1895 she was married to Samuel Wilkey and they made their home in Kansas, where Mr. Wilkey died eight years ago. Mrs. Wilkey then returned and took up her residence in Bclvidere. Her home was always in this county, with the excep tion of the years spent in Kansas. There survive of her immediate family one son, Elmer, and a brother. Attorney W. L. Pierce, both of this city; a brother, Kdward Pierce, of Marengo, and sister, Mrs. Klla Xeyher, of Gar den Prairie. Ernest Johnson. The Swedish. Lutheran church was crowded with friends in attendance at the fuueral of the late Ernest Johnson, held on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. '-- The services were conducted by the; pastor of the vtMcJ.ff e. 0. ft JLJgf). The text of the. part of his sermon h the Swedish lauguage was 1st Chronicles, 29th chapter and 15th verse, and for the few words in .English from St. John, 13th chapter and the latter part of the 7th verse. The hymns were sung by the quartet, Mr. aud Mrs. Alfred Anderson, Miss Hildur Jarl and Axel Peterson. . Many flowers wer the .tributes of the relatives, friends aiid associates. The bearers -were: Axel Johnson, Mar tin bwanson, August Tcngman, Eric L?,rsolL.. EyhJJ1- gy""0", " Wm.) BYotl J TueTnterment 'wajmh the fiefc videre eemetery. A short service at the home of , a brother of the deceased, Gunnard Johu-

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  1. Republican-Northwestern,
  2. 07 Jan 1913, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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