Mrs. William McCurdy

Stark County News, Nov. 30, 1938
Submitted by Janine Crandell 


Mrs. William McCurdy Dies, Peoria Hospital

     Mrs. William McCurdy, 40, of near Castleton, passes away Thursday evening in Peoria Proctor Hospital. Her death followed a 10 days' illness and a major operation.
     Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Snareville church, with Rev. A. L. Steinfeldt in charge. Song service was givien by Mrs. Earl Griggs, Mrs. Ralph Webber and Mrs. Harry Barton, accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Bert Collins. Selections were "Lead Kindly Light", "Asleep in Jesus" and "Abide With Me".
     Body-bearers were Mark Plotner, Clarence McCurdy, Allen Harmon, Francis Johnson, Alva Murray and John Francis.
     Interment was in Toulon cemetery.

Born in Bureau County.

     Decedent was born May 22, 1898, in Lone Tree, Bureau county, her parents being George and Addie Johnson. She was united in marriage Aug. 22, 1925, to William McCurdy, who survives.
     She was a graduate of Bradford High School and of Illinois Sate Normal University at Normal. She taught school several years before her marriage. She was a member of Bradford Baptist church. She also was a member of Bradford Baptist church. She also was a member of the County Research Club, of Osceola Grove; the Women's Missionary Society, Stark County Home Bureau and the Parent-Teacher association in the district in which she lived.
     Mrs. McCurdy is survived by her husband, two sons, Dean and Marshall, at home; her father George Johnson, of Bradford, and three brothers, Raymond Johnson, of Princeville; Victor Johnson, of Lacon, and Albert Johnson, at home. She was preceded in death by her mother, one brother and an infant son.

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