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Sally Jane Shoemaker Richards

Adel, Dallas County, Iowa, USA
Death 18 Jan 1961 (aged 90)
Flathead County, Montana, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Plot Section F
Memorial ID 17309093 · View Source
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The Daily Inter Lake
Monday, January 23, 1961
page 3

Funeral services for Mrs. Sally Jane Richards were conducted in the Johnson Chapel Friday afternoon with Charles Krub and John Starkweather officiating.
During the services two hymns were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Braaten and Mrs. Joe Caputo, accompanied at the organ by Miss Louise Hanger. Those chosen as pallbearers included Marcus Braaten, Freeman Brist, Edgar Nelson, Ole Moen, Joe Caputo and Art Beekman. Interment was in the Conrad Memorial Cemetery.
Sallie J. Shoemaker was born in Adel, Iowa, Oct. 17, 1870, a daughter of Ben and Sarah Brown Shoemaker. In 1887 she was married to Edward Richards in Adel, Iowa. In 1906, they came to Bainville, Mont., where they homesteaded and farmed until his death in 1932. Mrs. Richards then went to Glendive where she lived with a daughter until 1948 when she came to Kalispell to make her home.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Grace Johnson, Whitefish; Mrs. Peter Arnold, Thompson Falls and Mrs. William [Lillian] Biladeau of Soap Lake, Wash.
She is also survived by 34 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 48 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Richards died in a Kalispell hospital Wednesday morning, Jan. 18 at the age of 90 years.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309093
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sally Jane Shoemaker Richards (17 Oct 1870–18 Jan 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309093, citing Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .