Apr. 3, 1865 Bardolph McDonough County Illinois, USA
Nov. 9, 1941 Warren County Illinois, USA
FUNERAL IS HELD FOR MARY CATHERINE CROSIER: Prairie City- November 14 -(Special) - Funeral Sservices for Mary Catherine Crosier were held in the Prairie City Prestbyerian Church in Prairie City Wednesday afternoon. The Rev David Erickson gave a short scripture and the Rev EJ Sabinconducted the services at the church. A quartet, Mrs. E.J. Sabin, Miss Sade Bone, Harry Hawn, and C.D. Bone with Mrs. Hobart Lock at the piano, sang "Beautiful Garden of Prayer and "Tell Mother I'll Be There". Mrs. Sabin sang "Crossing the Bar". The grandsons served as casketbearers- Howard Young, Bernard campbell, Hugh Cotter, Leo Kollar, Floyd Haffner and Willie Strader, internmant was in the Prairie City Cemetery. Mary Catherine Folsom Crosier was born to Nathaniel H. and Margaret Ritchie Folsom at Bardolph April 3, 1865 She married Warren G. Crosier at Monmouth, May 1, 1882; eight children were born to this union to her husband, one son George Arnold Crosier of Prairie City; five daughters, Mrs. Goldie Etter (John), Iva Campbell(Frank), and Charlotte Young all of Prairie City, Margaret Copelan (William) of Avon and Adelaide Gangloff (Joseph) of Peoria all survive. A son Clarence, and a daughter Viola, preceded her in death. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, a brother George Folsom of Tingley Park, Ill. one sister Delilah McConnell of Herrick S.D. and numerous nieces and nephews. The parents, one brother and three sisters preceded her in death. She lived the greater part of her life in and around Prairie City and was widley known as a lover of flowers, having some very choice numbers in her collection. She never missed the opportunity of brightening a sick room of a neighbor with a beautiful bouquet from her garden.