Clipped From Decatur Weekly Republican
by admiration hundred l l y watching Instead shute the cutting do tho Tho remarkable tho wore of tho this morning, he as and is plan of to GONE HOME. Death of a Venerable Lady, Stickel, at IQQ North Street. Mrs. Tho death of Mrs. Catharine Stickel, occurred at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon at 150 West North street, the home her daughter, Mrs. F. A. Leforgee. had been ill c. week, and was nearly years of age. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Caroline Floyd, of Mt. Zion, and Mrs. F. A. Leforgee, of Decatur, also three sisters in Pennsylvania and a brother, Captain TJmberger, in Kansas. Catherine Umbergor was born in York county, Pa., Sept. 4. 1800. Her father was a captain in the war of She was the fourth of twelve children, nine girls and three boys, all of whom lived to bo honored and respected. of her parents lived to be over SO of ago. At the age of 22 years she married to John Barton,a pioneer teacher. Eight children wore born to thorn, six of whom grow to manhood womanhood. Two died in infancy, and four died after having attained their majorities, Mrs. Floyd and Mrs. Leforgee being the only two children left. On March 7,1865, she was married to Stickel, who died five years later. was a member of tho Church of God sixty-five years, and for thirty years had lived in Decatur. For a number years sho has made her homo with daughter in Decatur.