|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1868|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1954|
Obituary from Edwardsville Intelligencer, 1/27/1954, pg. 7:
Mrs. E. Howard Dies
Mrs. Elizabeth Howard, a resident of this community for many years, died Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7:45 p.m. at St. Joseph hospital in Highland. She was 85 years old.
She was born in St. Jacob Township, the daughter of the late Valentine and Amelia Cline and in 1886 she was united in marriage to John Howard of Troy.
Services were conducted Tuesday, Jan 19, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Percy Ray officiating.
Mrs. Howard was a member of the Troy Baptist church and the American Legion auxiliary.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Kate Ledder and Mrs. Lena Schalkle, both of Hillsboro, and Mrs. Viola Hillebrand of Troy; four sons, Lee Howard of Roxana, Allen Howard of Worden, Ben Howard of Towanda and Gilbert Howard of Troy; one brother, Joe Cline; 28 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, three sons, Simon, George and John and one daughter, Mrs. Esther Gilbertson.
Interment was in the Hagler cemetery in Pin Oak Township.
[Note: There are numerous spellings of Elizabeth's last name: Cline, Kline, Klein.]
Valentine Cline (1835 - 1910)
Amelia Ethredge Cline (1839 - 1904)
John B. Howard (1863 - 1929)*
Simon Edward Howard (1886 - 1929)*
Katie Howard Ledder (1888 - 1971)*
Lena Elizabeth Howard Schalkle (1890 - 1970)*
Esther Elena Howard Gilbertson (1890 - 1952)*
George V. Howard (1896 - 1953)*
Lee William Howard (1898 - 1976)*
Allen Theodore Howard (1901 - 1977)*
Benjamin B. Howard (1903 - 1983)*
Gilbert M. Howard (1906 - 1993)*
Viola Howard Hillebrand (1908 - 2003)*
John Godfrey Cline (1860 - 1937)*
Elizabeth Cline Howard (1868 - 1954)
Joseph Cline (1871 - 1955)*
Created by: Airrow
Record added: Dec 23, 2006
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