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Mrs. Martha Shoop Hose well known citizen of this city, passed away at St. Joseph’s Home at Freeport, Monday afternoon, March 29th.

She was born in Hagerstown, Maryland, September 18, 1841. She came to vicinity of Polo, nearly fifty-two years ago and made her home in this community until several years ago, when she was taken to the home.

Her husband, Jacob, preceded her in death twenty-eight years ago. One son, William, also preceded his mother in death. She is survived by two sons, John of Polo, and Jacob of Merritt, Michigan; one daughter, Mrs. Jennie Wright, of Hazelhurst. The body was brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Wright, and funeral services were held there on Wednesday. Rev. Leslie T. Barr officiated and burial was in the Brick Church cemetery.

Contributed by Julie Bartimus (unknown source)

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