Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Card, Alta 1872-1932 Lena Obituary

Card, Alta 1872-1932 Lena Obituary

          Mrs. Edwin Card Dies At Her Home in Lena

Husband and Seven Children Survive Her
Funeral Services Friday at Late Residence

Mrs. Altie Card, wife of Edwin Card of Lena, died at her home this Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock after about a week's illness of pneumonia. The funeral services will be held on Friday from her late home at 2 p.m., her pastor, Rev. C. J. Hurlbutt of the Mt. Vision Baptist church, officiating, and burial will be in the family plot in the Lena cemetery.
Mrs. Card, who was a daughter of Andrew Salisbury, was born in Milford township October 7, 1872, and was married 40 years ago to Edwin Card, who survives her. She leaves also seven children: Mrs. John Herrington of Sagaponack, this state, Raymond Card of Morris, Rena Card and Mrs. Viggo Larsen of Mt. Vision, Steward, Harry and Vivian Card, residing at home. She was one of a family of seven children of whom four, Andrew and Cleveland Salisbury of Mr. Vision, Mrs. Cora Morse of New Lisbon and Miss Anna Salisbury of Cooperstown, survive. She leaves also nine grandchildren.
Mrs. Card was a woman well known and much beloved in the community where her whole life was spent and she will be greatly missed by a multitude of friends. She had been a member of the Mt. Vision Baptist church for over 40 years, and was also a member of the Home Bureau of Lena.

Card Funeral Services Are Largely Attended

Mt. Vision, Nov. 18---Funeral services for Mrs. Edwin Card were held from the late home at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. C. J. Hurlbutt, her pastor, officiated. The bearers were Thurlow Sargent, Earl Briggs, Carleton Peet, and Andrew Harrington.
Two songs were given by Carl Cleveland, Irwin McIntyre and Clyde Hurlbutt, “I Am Thine O Lord,” and “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” favorites of the deceased. Relatives from out of town who attended the services came from Fly Creek, Cooperstown, Cedarville, Milford, Oneonta, New Lisbon, Hartwick, Index and Sidney. Among the many floral offerings were those from Mt. Vision Baptist church, Lena Home bureau, Morris Central school, Elmore Milling company, school district 11 and many others.

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