MRS. F.M. WOOD
Mrs. Veda Wood, wife of
Frank M. Wood, aged 22, passed away very suddenly yesterday
afternoon at about 5 o'clock at her home on 15th St., this
Mrs. Wood had been very ill since
her confinement, two weeks ago, but was regarded as entirely
out of danger; so much so that her relatives had reported her
as convalescent and predicted an early and complete recovery;
so that the very sudden demise can only be attributed an
unaccountable collapse, probably due to an unsuspected
weakness of the heart.
Was Talking Brightly.
The first warning of danger came while she was conversing with
her mother, Mrs. W. A. Scott, who was holding an animated
conversation with her daughter, who then appeared surprisingly
well. Suddenly, without warning, the invalid's eyes grew dark,
she complained of dimness of vision, and the mother and nurse
noticed that her tongue seemed swollen and discolored. Rapid
and efficient work on the part of her attendant served to
revive her temporarily, and the doctor and immediate relatives
were summoned by telephone. After a slight rally, however,
Mrs. Wood sank steadily, although retaining her mental
faculties almost until the last, when she passed about two
hours after the first warning of the decline.
Mrs. Wood was born in Mitchell, S. D., in 1890, and, at an
early age, removed with the family to Denver, where the family
resided for about 15 years. They came to Caldwell about four
years ago; and here she was married to Frank M. Wood, April
Mrs. Wood has always been
prominent and popular socially and will be greatly missed by
her large circle of friends.
survived by her husband, two children, Kenneth, aged two years
and Stanley Herbert, aged two weeks; her father and mother,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Scott, of Dearborn St., and sisters, Mrs.
Robert Symmonds of Seattle, Mrs. Richard K. Beatty, and Misses
Iva and Mary Scott.