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Katie Soper
                                                                                              

Mrs. Katie Soper Dies at Age 77...

Mrs. Katie Belle Soper, wife of Henry Soper, died at 9 a.m. today at her home 
northeast of Mt. Vernon.  Her age was 77 years, 11 months and 22 days.

Mrs. Soper was born May 13, 1965 in Ashley, Ill., the daughter of John and Hester Ann (House) Newman.  On August 9, 1885 
she was united in marriage with Henry Soper, who survives.
She was a member of Hopewell Church.

Funeral arrangements had not been completed today.  However, the body will lie in state at Myers Chapel from 4 p.m. 
Thursday until the funeral hour.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Soper is survived by four sons, Harry B. of Budolph, Ill., Jesse E. of Vienna, Ill., 
John E. of Gallup, New Mexico and Charles B. of Belknap, Ill.; five daughters, Mrs. Gertrude M. Howard, Mrs. Laura B. Gibson, 
Mrs. Ida B. Porter and Mrs. Edith H. Marlin of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Carrie E. McCall of Vienna, Ill.; 32 grandchildren and 
10 great grandchildren.




Source: 
Date:  5-05-1943
Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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