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 - Galena Woman Commits Suicide By Hanging Herself...
Galena Woman Commits Suicide By Hanging Herself GALENA—Mrs. Matilda Wickler was found dead about 8:30 a. m. today in a shed behind her home, an apparent suicide victim. She was about 68. Her sister, Mrs. 0. R. Edwards, discovered Mrs. Wickler hanging from a clothesline which had been nailed to the rafters. Mrs. Edwards had first stopped in Mrs. Wickler's Wickler's house and found a note directing directing her to the shed, Galena Po lice Chief H. A. Parchet said.- Parchet said that Mrs. Wickler, who lives alone, had had dinner at her sister's home Monday evening. At that time Mrs. Edwards was quested to come to the Wickler house this morning. Mrs. .Wickler did not appear despondent Monday afternoon, although although neighbors sajd they heard her pounding some'thing in the shed. A coroner's inquest will be conducted next week. Surviving are a daughter; brother, Henry Zahrndt of Galena; and two sisters, Mrs. Edwards of Galena and Mrs. William West ol Hazel Green, Wis. Her husbanc preceded her in death. Arrangements are being com pleted at Furlong Funeral Home;

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 22 May 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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