Mary (McMichael) Alspaw
Mary Alice McMichael, daughter of Richard and Rebecca McMichael, was born Jan. 4, 1876, near Clarinda, Ia. She departed this life at her home near Nelson, Nebr., on Aug. 9, 1954, age 78 years, 8 months and 5 days.
When about seven years old she moved with her parents to Frontier county where her parents homesteaded and where she grew to womanhood.
She was married to Samuel J. Alspaw on March 3, 1897. On daughter was born to this union, Mrs. Frank DeHart, with whom she has made her home the last seven years.
She leaves to mourn her loss her daughter, May, and husband, Frank DeHart, two brothers, Chas. D. McMichael of Hamburg, Ark., and Clifford R. McMichael of Farnam, Nebr., and one sister, Mrs. Ed Beery, of Gothenburg, Nebr. Also a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Her husband, her parents, one sister and two brothers preceded her in death.
She was happiest when working among her flowers.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Klawitter Chapel and were conducted by the Reverend R.L. Williams. Interment in the Nelson cemetery (sic).
The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, August 12, 1954
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