Mrs. Anna W. Fonda - Ann Wemple Fonda, 69, wife of Simeon S. Fonda, died Wednesday morning at her home on Prospect street, this village, following an illness of several years. She was born Sept. 26, 1874, in the Town of Mohawk, the daughter of Simeon E. Wemple and Katherine Schuyler Wemple, a decendant of two of the pioneer families of the Mohawk Valley. In 1892 she was a member of the first graduating class of Fonda Union school, now Fonda High school. Following her graduation, she attended Geneseo Normal school. Mrs. Fonda was a member of the Fonda Reformed church. Besides her husband, the survivors are one daughter, Miss Florence M. Fonda at home and two sons, Robert S. Fonda of Oneida and Lauren S. Fonda at home; one sister. Mrs. Guy Harte Purdy of Fonda and one nephew, Staff Sergeant Guy Harte Purdy, U.S.A., stationed at Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Private funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Jackson Funeral home. Rev. Putman Cady, D.D. will officiate and interment will be in the family plot in Evergreen cemetery. Schenectady NY Gazette, Thursday, February 17, 1944.