Mrs. Emiline Watters passed away at her home on Fifth avenue Tuesday morning, June 22nd, at three-thirty o'clock. The deceased suffered a stroke about five weeks ago, from which she never recovered. She was 76 years, 2 months and 11 days old at the time of her death.
Miss Emiline Brackin was born in Crawford county, Pennsylvania in 1850 where she lived about ten years when she moved with her parents to Elsworth, Wisconsin, in 1860. She was united in marriage to James Watters in 1867, moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1878 and in 1889 came to this county where she and her husband settled on a farm in Hudson township, living there about 31 years. They came to this city in 1911 and lived for a time on Fillmore street when they moved to their present home on Fifth avenue. Mr. Watters preceded her in death about six years ago.
Mrs. Watters is survived by nine children, William in Alaska, James, Charles and Elmer in this city, Frank in Miles City, Montana, (Eva) Mrs. O. C. Johnson, (Emma) Mrs. Henry McClellan, at Wheaton, Minnesota, (Mary) Mrs. George Cassell, and (Lillie) Mrs. Fred Raiter of this city. One brother, William Bracken of Athol, Idaho and three sisters, Mrs. Herman Feidler and Ann and Kate Brackin of Prescott, Wisconsin.
Funeral services will be held from the Congregational church today Thursday at three o'clock and from the house at 2:30, in charge of Rev. Harry Blunt. The pallbearers are F. C. Meade, Ed Holland, Will Haberer, Norman Jensen, Mr. Christensen and Adolph Holmberg.
(Park Region Echo, 24 June 1926)
1844–1920 (m. 1867)
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