Friday, May 16, 1952, Rockford Register-Republic, pg 3
Set Mrs. Lydia Sarber Funeral Rites Monday -- Mrs. Lydia Sarber, 86, 3036 Garfield Drive, a Rockford resident 45 years, died early today in St. Anthony Hospital where she had been a patient since May 6.
A native of Leaf River, Mrs. Sarber was born February 19, 1866, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Garner.
Her marriage to William H. Sarber took place in Leaf River in August of 1883. Mr. Sarber died in 1940.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Neva Kuntzelman, Rockford, two grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services are planned for 1 pm Monday at 304 N. 5th Street, Dr. O. Garfield Beckstrand, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lightsville Cemetery, Leaf River. Friends may call from 7 to 9 o'clock Sunday night at 304 N. 5th Street.
Contributed by Carole Ann Heller
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