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Obituary for Loretta Jane Broady Cawdery
22 October, 1861 - 4 November, 1933
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Saturday, 4 November, 1933 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Note - Article below is transcribed as printed, but
research shows that the surname is spelled Cawdery.


Wilder Resident
  Passes Saturday


Mrs. Loretta J. Cawdry, 72, Dies at Home of Son, Fred, Saturday Morning

      Mrs. Loretta J. Cawdry, 72, died at the home of her son, Fred Cawdry, northeast of Wilder Saturday morning.  The body is at the Peckham funeral parlors in Caldwell.  No funeral arrangements had been made Saturday afternoon.
     Mrs. Cawdry has been a resident of the wilder community for several years coming here with her family about 14 years ago from Fairbury, Neb.  Her husband died several years ago and for the past few years she has been making her home with her son.
     The other sons, Joe and Mark, survive her.  Both are residents of the Wilder community.

Also this article a few days later.
The Caldwell News-Tribune
dated Tuesday, 7 November, 1933

Wilder Woman Is
   Buried Tuesday


Funeral Services are Held This Afternoon for Mrs. Loretta Cawdery

      WILDER  (Special) - Funeral services for Mrs. Loretta Cawdery were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Wilder Methodist church with Rev. J. Morgenthaler in charge.  Interment was in the Wilder cemetery.
     Mrs. Cawdery, who for a number of years had been a resident of the Wilder community, died at her home Saturday morning.  She has been in poor health since suffering a stroke more than a year ago and on Wednesday before her death she suffered another from which she failed to rally.
     Mrs. Cawdery was born October 22, 1861, in Falls City, Neb., and when a small child moved with her parents to Washington county, Kansas, where she grew to womanhood.  On June 15, 1884, she was married to Alfred H. Cawdery and they made their home on a homestead near Fairbury, Neb., until 1916 when the family came to Wilder.  Mr. Cawdery passed away March 25, 1925.
     Three sons survive, Fred J., Joseph H., and Mark W., all of the Wilder community.  In addition there are five grandchildren and three brothers.  Wesley Broady of Garden City, Cal., Joseph Broady of San Diego, Cal., and Alvy Broady of Oklahoma City, Okla.



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