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Obituary for Sophia Gilbert Long Wirth
24 April, 1884 - 13 June, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 15 June, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Sophia Wirth

     Sophia Wirth, 75, Box 241, Homedale, Idaho, died Saturday morning at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
     Mrs. Wirth was born April 24, 1884, in Arkansas.  She was married To Frank Long in 1908 at Jefferson City, Mo.  He died in Orville (Oroville?), Calif., in 1948.  She was married to Leslie Wirth in Reno, Nev., in 1951.  They made their home in Orville, Calif., and Corning, Calif., before moving to Homedale in 1958.
     Mrs. Wirth was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Corning, Calif., and attended the LDS Church in that city.
     Survivors include her husband, Leslie T. Wirth;  one sister, Alice Jackson, of Otis, Colo.;  two brothers, W. W. Gilbert, Stockton, Mo., and Percy Gilbert of Hoxie, Kans.
     Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday June 16, at Peckham-dakan-Davis Chapel, with Bishop Laurel Leavitt of Homedale officiating.  Interment will be at Wilder.