Contributed by Susan
Description: Deaths: Ensrud, Elgar, Boyle, Comber, Orr, Webber, Wylie, O'Rourke, Weiland, Pifer, Church, Wheeler, Langdon, McFadden, Davis, Davidson, Krause, Bigelow, Olson, Grandy, Hanson, DayDate: December 16 1898
Newspaper published in: Grand Forks, ND
Deaths: Ensrud, Elgar, Boyle, Comber, Orr, Webber, Wylie, O'Rourke, Weiland, Pifer, Church, Wheeler, Langdon, McFadden, Davis, Davidson, Krause, Bigelow, Olson, Grandy, Hanson, Day
John Ensrud of Glasston, Pembina County, died on November 23.
Mrs. William Elgar of Minot, a patient at the Jamestown asylum, died on November 27.
John Boyle of Hope, also an asylum patient, died at that institution of November 27.
Mrs. Barbara Comber of Montpelier, Stutsman County, aged 84, died on Friday, December 9.
Clement Stanley Orr, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Orr, died at Bathgate last week.
Kate Webber, the three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Webber of Wells County died on Tuesday, November 29.
On Thursday, December 1, Mrs. Hulda Wylie, aged 73, died at the residence of her son, Maletus Wylie of Valley City.
Peter O'Rourke, a brother of Thomas O'Rourke, died at the home of the latter at Hensel, Pembina County, on November 19.
On Friday, November 27, Verne Weiland, the 7 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Weiland of Harvey died of membraneous croup.
Teresa Pifer, the five year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Pifer of Harvey died of pneumonia on Thursday, December 1, after a long illness.
On Saturday, November 26, A. B. Church died at his home in Fairmount after a short illness, in the 61st year of his age. Mr. Church was an old timer in the valley.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Wheeler, who live on the Dixon farm near Devils Lake, died on Tuesday, Dec. 29, as a result of convulsions brought on by teething.
Mrs. W. C. Langdon, wife of Dr. Langdon of Fargo died in St. Luke's hospital, New York, on December 1. Mrs. Langdon had undergone an operation, from which she did not recover.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McFadden of Dodds township, Nelson County, buried their little four year old daughter on Saturday, Nov. 26. The services were held at the house by the pastor of the M. E. Church.
William Davis, a prominent farmer living near Hoople, died on Wednesday, Nov. 30. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Grafton Post, G.A.R. He had been sick for some time with a complication of diseases.
William Davidson died at his home near Hensel on Thanksgiving Day from inflammation of the bowels. Mr. Davidson had always been a hale and hearty man, and the day before, he died took a load of grain to market at Hensel.
Miss Florence Krause, the 14 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Krause of Krause township, LaMoure County, died at her home on Saturday, Dec. 10. She was taken down with diphtheria the day before Thanksgiving, which later developed into paralysis of the heart.
Died on Friday morning, Dec. 2, Hattie Bigelow, the 13 year old daughter of Mrs. C. A. Bigelow of Rugby. She passed peacefully away from this earth after an illness of about two months of typhoid fever. The funeral was under the auspices of the Good Templars Lodge, of which she was a member.
Nils Olson of Slaughter, Burleigh County, who for a number of months has been confined to his bed, died Saturday night, Dec. 10, of dropsy. He had been in St. Paul for medical treatment but was sent home as nothing could be doe for him. Mr. Olson was 49 years of age at the time of death and leaves a wife and six children to mourn his departure.
John S. Grandy of St. Thomas died at Pasadena, Cal., Sunday, Dec. 4. Mr. Grandy was well known throughout the county as one of the most substantial citizens of St. Thomas. He went to California about 13 months ago for his health, which had been failing for the past two years.
The funeral services were held in St. Thomas Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. H. A. Hanson died of typhoid fever at the Hanson home at Pony Gulch, Wells County, on Sunday, Nov 27. The deceased was born in Allamakee County, Iowa, in1864 and came to Pony Gulch with her brothers Ole, Eric and Louis Forde about fourteen years ago. She was married to Mr. Hanson in 1893 and leaves a husband and one child to mourn her untimely loss.
Colonel John Day of Oliver County died Saturday, Nov. 26, after only two days of illness. The deceased was an old resident of this state and a prominent character in Oliver County. Prior to coming to this state he lived in Minnesota where he resided for a number of years and was prominently identified with the early settlement of that state. He was an active participant in the Indian outbreaks in Minnesota in 1862 and during that time he won his title. His death is mourned by a large circle of friends and acquaintances who admired him for his many manly and sterling qualities.