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Description: Death of Margaret WaltonDate: June 1 1905
Newspaper published in: Rushville (IL)
Source: own copy
MARGARET WALTON was born in Preble county, Ohio, Sept. 9, 1841, and died at her home in Baders very suddenly on May 25, 1905. Was married to BENJ. WALTON March 13, 1862. To them was born nine children-seven boys and two girls-four preceding her to the better land. She leaves a husband, a five boys, one brother and sister and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. She obeyed Christ in early life and had lived a faithful christian 43 years. Her husband and children have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement. She was a good wife, and affectionate mother and loved by all who knew her. Funeral services were conducted at the house by ELDERS G.R. SCHULTZ and D.M. DOUGLASS.
We miss thee from our home, dear mother,
We miss thee from thy place;
A shadow o'er our life is cast,
We miss the sunshine of thy face.
We miss thy kind and willing hand,
Thy fond and earnest care;
Our home is dark without thee,
We miss thee everywhere.