1/15/1892 Leaf River newspaper noted that Mrs. David Schucker died. She was the mother of Mrs. Henry Light. Later the following was in the paper:
Mrs. Sophia Schucker was born in Mecklenburg, Germany, May 1, 1826 and died in Leaf River, January 7, 1892 aged 67 years, 8 months and 6 days. She came to Ogle County thirty-eighty years ago where she resided continuously until the time of her death. She was the mother of three children, all girls. Mrs. Schucker had been a member of the German Reform Church since she was fifteen years of age. The past six years of her life she was entirely blind. Her remains were laid to rest in the cemetery at Adeline, the funeral being preached by the minister of the German Reform Church of that neighborhood.
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