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Mary Belle McClard Bruce
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1868
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1939
Butte County
California, USA

The Chico Enterprise, Thursday Evening, June 29, 1939:

"Mrs. Mary Bruce Taken by Death. Death following a lengthy illness at 2 o'clock this afternoon in a local hospital summoned Mrs. Mary Belle Bruce, 726 Normal Street, a pioneer resident of Chico. Mrs. Bruce was 72 years old and a native of Iowa. She had resided in Chico for 52 years and was widely known and highly respected. Mrs. Bruce was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and of the Baptist Church. Surviving are three sons, Leroy Bruce of Los Angeles, Harry Bruce of Marysville, and Joe D. Bruce of Chico; three daughters: Mrs. Ruth Sharf of Sacramento; Mrs. Margaret Smathers of Sacramento; and Mrs. Stella Clark of Palo Alto; two brothers, Charles McClard of Chico and Will McClard of Grass Valley; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Woodward of Chico and eight grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are being made by the H.C. Bicknell Funeral Home."

Subsequent article: Ibid, Saturday, July 1, 1939: "Burial will be in the family plot in Chico Cemetery."

Obituary provided by Adriana 
Family links: 
  William Thomas McClard (1844 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Horn Richardson McClard (1842 - 1926)
  Alfred Proctor Bruce (1856 - 1932)
  Millie Ann Bruce (1888 - 1888)*
  Harry A Bruce (1891 - 1949)*
  LeRoy Richard Bruce (1894 - 1956)*
  Karl C Bruce (1896 - 1925)*
  Margaret Anne Bruce Ziegler (1904 - 1949)*
  Mary Belle McClard Bruce (1868 - 1939)
  Charles Henry McClard (1868 - 1943)*
  William Bruce McClard (1878 - 1959)*
  Nellie Eliza McClard Woodward (1878 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Parental and spousal links as well as maiden name and birth and death place provided by 46897785.
Chico Cemetery
Butte County
California, USA
Created by: A Canon
Record added: Mar 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25490617
Mary Belle <i>McClard</i> Bruce
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Mary Belle <i>McClard</i> Bruce
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With loving thoughts. Your g-granddaughter Judy Sautter Dean.
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 Added: Sep. 28, 2015

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