May Merrick Spring Prairie, WI 31 July 1946
Mrs. Frank Harry Elkhorn—Services for Mrs. Frank Harry. 82, who died Tuesday morning at the Walworth County hospital, where she had been a patient for three weeks, will be at 2 p. m. Thursday In the Elkhorn Baptist church. The Rev. Robert Nicholls will officiate and burial will be in the Hickory Hill cemetery, Spring Prairie, Friends may call at the Rohleder funeral home after 3 p. m. Wednesday. Mrs. Harry sustained a broken hip in a fall shortly before she was admitted to the hospital. May Merrick, daughter of Gordon and Celeste' Sheffield Merrick, was born Aug. 22,1863, in the town of Spring Prairie. She was educated in the Spring Prairie school and graduated from the Elkhorn high school in 1885. Mrs. Harry taught rural school for a few years, and for 30 years she was a teacher of piano. She was married to Frank Harry. June 4, 1893, in Elkhorn and with the exception of 10 years spent In Taylor county, she had always lived in Walworth county. Mr. Harry died March 18. 1339. Mrs. Harry was one of the oldest members of the Elkhorn Baptist church. Surviving are four sons, Roy and Willard Harry, Elkhorn, Ray and Leonard Harry of Chicago; and eight grandchildren, one of whom, Ray Harry Jr., lost his life in World Warn.