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Information for Cecilia Alice Wohlgamuth Frank
9 November1868 - 23 November 1937
Obituary from The Caldwell News-Tribune
26 November 1937
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Hold Funeral of
Fargo Woman

     Last rites for Mrs. Cecillia Alice Frank of Fargo, who died Tuesday morning at a Caldwell hospital, will be held Sunday afternoon at the Wilder Methodist church at 2:30.  Rev. B. H. Keim of Nampa will officiate at the rites.  Burial will be in the Fargo cemetery (actually buried in the Wilder Cemetery).
    Surviving Mrs. Frank are her husband, Oliver E. Frank; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Selders of Caldwell route 3 and Mrs. Ruth Holverson of Parma; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren;; one sister, Mrs. Francis Sorder of West Salem, Ohio.  The body is now at the new Peckham chapel in Caldwell.


Also this article from
The Caldwell News-Tribune
29 November 1937


Funeral of Mrs. Frank
At Methodist

     WILDER - Funeral services for Mrs. O. E. Frank were held on Sunday afternoon at the Wilder Methodist church with the Rev. H. H. Keim of Nampa and Rev. M. S. Frans, pastor of the Brethern church of Nampa in charge of the service.
    Mrs. Richard Keim sang "Going Down the Valley," and Mrs. Keim and Miss Edna Woosley, Donald Eastman accompanying, sang "Asleep in Jesus," and "Safe in the Arms of Jesus."
    The pall bearers were E. H. Malaise, Ray Travis, Calvin Van Tress,  C. E. Burdick, W. E. Jones and Fred L. Smith.  Interment was in the Wilder cemetery.
    Cecilia Alice Wohlgamuth was born November 9, 1869 in Star county, Ohio.  She was one of the four children of Jacob and Fianna Wohlgamuth.  She died at a Caldwell hospital on November 19,1937 at the age of 69 years and 15 days.
    Having united with the Brethern at the age of 17 she remained a faithful member to the end.
    On August 30, 1885 she was married to Oliver Evans Frank and they established a home near Pleasant Home in Wayne countyh, Ohio.  To Mr. and Mrs. Frank were born four children, two of whom preceded their mother in deatgh, Laura Alice Goin in 1928 and Thurman Jay Frank in 1931.
    At the death of Mrs. Goin Mr. and Mrs. Frank took into their house the three young Goin children, Bertha, Trulah and Rena.
    Mr. and Mrs. Frank came to Idaho in February 1910 and purchased a home in the Fargo community where they lived until about a year ago when, due to ill health, they rented their farm and made their home with their daughter, Mrs. Elsie Selders.
    Surviving Mrs. Frank are her husband, two daughter Mrs. Selders of Caldwell and Mrs. Ruth Holverson of this community; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Francis Souder of Salem, Ohio.



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