Della A. <I>Henderson</I> Sas

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Della A. Henderson Sas

  • Birth 10 Nov 1889 Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 23 Jul 1940 Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Block: 96 Lot: 4 Grave: 2 Elev. 1039'
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  • Memorial ID 114117033

Printed in the Blair Pilot on 7/25/1940

MRS. W.J. SAS IS DEAD AT 50 AFTER LENGTHY ILLNESS Wife of Prominent Merchant Succumbs; Services this Afternoon

In failing health the past five years, bedfast all this month, Mrs. W. J. Sas, 50, died early Tuesday morning at the family home, 707 south Walker Avenue. She died before a daughter, Mrs. Marie Jensen of Blue Jay, California, could reach the bedside. Mrs. Jensen arrived in Blair last evening.

The body was removed to the Campbell mortuary. Funeral services are being held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at First Methodist church, the Rev. Ralph P. Rasmussen officiating. Interment will follow in Blair cemetery. Pallbearers are Clifford E. Krause, Al Reeh, Walter Nielsen, Bert Laing, Oscar Gilbertson and A.C. Debel.

Mrs. Sas, as Della Henderson, daughter of the late County Superintendent and Mrs. John W. Henderson, was born in Blair November 10, 1889. She secured her education here.

She and William J. Sas were married June 15, 1910, at St. Joseph, Missouri, and returned to Blair to make their home. Mr. Sas was then, as now, in the mercantile business.

Mr. and Mrs. Sas lived for a time on east Colfax Street, but for nearly 25 years had resided in their present home.

Surviving Mrs. Sas are her husband and two daughters, Mrs. Einer Jensen of Blue Jay, California, and Miss Kathryn Sas at home.

Mrs. Sas was the last member of the Henderson family. Her father, John Henderson, died months ago. Three sisters preceded her in death.

Printed in the Blair Pilot on 7/25/1940

Rites Being Held Today For Mrs. W. J. Sas, 50 Wife of Well-known Blair Merchant Sick Many Years

Mrs. Wm. J. Sas, after a protracted illness covering six years died at her home on South Walker Avenue on Tuesday morning July 23rd, at 4:30 o'clock.

As Della Henderson she was born to the late John W. Henderson in Blair on November 10, 1889. Her entire life was spent in Blair. She received her education in the Blair schools and on June 15, 1910, she was married to Wm. J. Sas, well known merchant of Blair.

During their thirty years of married life two daughters were born to them, Mrs. Marie Jensen of Blue Jay, California, and Miss Kathryn at home. Mrs. Sas is the youngest of her family and the last to die, she having three sisters and a brother who had preceded her in death.

Blair friends who know both Mr. and Mrs. Sas have only kind words of sympathy for the bereaved husband and the daughters in their great and irreparable loss which nothing but time can heal.

Mrs. Sas was a member of the Methodist church and the funeral rites are being held in that church this (Thursday) afternoon at two o'clock with Rev. Ralph P. Rasmussen officiating and the interment will be made in the Blair Cemetery.

* * * Obit provided by, and used with the permission of, the Wash. Co. Geo. Soc., Blair, NE ~ Thank you * * *

Buried: 7/25/1940 ~ Age: 50


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