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Services for Mrs. W. C. Wollam, 80, who died Monday forenoon at Torrington, Wyo., were held Wednesday afternoon from the Congregational church in Stockville. Rev. Loren Messersmith officiated.

Mrs. Wollam died while visiting her children in Torrington. She is survived by three sons, Morris and Otis of Torrington and Elbert of Stockville, and two daughters, Mrs. Merril Peters of Torrington and Mrs. Ida Hathaway of Stockville.

The Farnam Echo 33(44):1, 8 July 1937

Mrs. W. C. Wollam

Frances Amelia Cook was born in Wyoming, Jones county, Iowa, February 9, 1956 [sic.]. Her girlhood was spent in various parts of Iowa, Indiana and Kansas.

On October 28, 1874, she was united in marriage to William Clark Wollam. To this union was born Morris of Missoula, Mnt.; Elzie of Portland, Ore., Ida Hathaway and Delbert of Stockville; Otis of Slater, Wyo.; Otto of Norfolk, Nebr.; and Amelda Teeters of Yoder, Wyo.

She, with her husband, was converted and united with the Camelite church in Iowa, later moving to Nebraska and joining with the United Brethern [sic.].

In 1893 they moved to Frontier county, which has since been their home, with the exception of a few years spent in Wyoming.

She was a loving mother, a kind friend and neighbor, ever ready to help where help was needed. Her husband passed away December 18, 1936, she following in a short time, at the age of 81 years, 4 months, and 26 days.

She leaves to mourn her passing the children named above, several grand children and great grandchildren, a brother, Osier Cook, of Alma, Nebr., two sisters, Mary E. Sauers of Geneva, Nebr., and Grace Kathleen of Los Angeles, Calif., and many friends.

The Farnam Echo 33(45):10, Thursday, 15 July 1937

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