DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Mabel Waldorf Mills
Contributed by Roselyn (Mills) Wells


Grandmother of Roselyn Wells

 Monday, Sept. 11, 1950, Daily Standard - Freeholder   (Microfilm from Cornwall, Ontario Canada Public Library)

Many Friends Attend Funeral Mrs. Thomas Mills

     Attended by many friends of the family from Dickinson's Landing, Wales, Moulinette, Mille Roches, Cornwall and all sections of the community, the funeral of Mrs. Thomas Mills, was held Friday, afternoon from the family home at Dickinson's Landing to St. David's Church and cemetery, Wales.
     Mrs. Mills died at Cornwall General Hospital early on Wednesday morning.  She had been failing health for several months.
     The service at the home, church and graveside was conducted by Rev. L. J. F. Macmorine, Rector, assisted by Rev. H. A. Irwin, of Bell's Corners, Ont., a former Rector of the parish and friend of the family.
     Hymns sung during the church service were "Blessed Are The Dead." "Blest Be The Tie That Binds" and "Rock of Ages." Rev. Mr. Macmorine presided at the console.
     Pall bearers were Leonard Odette, John Alguire, John Dunlop, Claude Wereley, Robert Trimble and William McPhee?.

Attending The Funeral

     Attending the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mills and children, Rita and Rodney Mills, Wauwatosia, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mills, Angola, Indiana; Miss Mary Waldorf, Kingston; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mills and family, Avonmore; Mr. and Mrs. Gower Stevenson and daughter, Mille Roches; Mrs. W. J. Riddell; Mr. and Mrs. Willis Riddell, Donald Riddell, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Riddell, Mr. and Mrs. Giggie, all of Winchester; Mr. and Mrs. W. Crowder, Mrs. William Eamon, Mrs. John Shayler, Mrs. (Capt.) charles Casselman and daughter, Mrs. Dora McGie and son Bobbiy, all of Morrisburg; Rev. H. A. Irwin, Bell's Corners, Ont.; Willaim R. McPhee and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blackburn, all of Ottawa; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill, Mr. and Mrs. G. Markell, Mrs. Albert Hoople, all of Wales; Mr. and Mrs. George Eastman, Lunenburg; Dr. E. A. Brown, Mrs. William Disotell, Aultsville; Mrs. C. A. Roach/Rosch?, and Mrs. Wm. Purcell, both of Montreal, Orval Stephenson?, Avonmore; Mrs. Harry Windle, Miss Ethel Forsythe, Mrs. Kenneth Fyckes, Mrs. Florence Ashie, Mrs. Clinton Rae, R. Thompson, all of Moulinette; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stevenson, Mrs. Isaac Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Taylor, Mrs. F. J. HIll, Mrs. Albert Trudell, and Mrs. Servise Ransom, all of Cornwall.

Many Tributes

     A large number of beautiful floral tributes were placed about the casket by relatives and friends, evidences of the high regard which Mrs. Mills was held and the regret felt at her death.  The family received numerous telegrams, letters, and cards of condolence from friends at distant points as well as from local and district friends.
     A great many called at the home to pay their respects to the memory of a native daughter of Dickinson's Landing and to extend sympathy to Captain Mills and members of the family in their time of bereavement.


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