Millie Albertine Howe Suhr

The Norwalk Reflector-Herald, Saturday, December 5, 1925, page one

Mrs. Suhr, Wife of Judge Suhr Taken By Death

Mrs. Millie Suhr, wife of Judge Charles Suhr, a very highly esteemed Norwalk resident and known throughout the state in church circles passed away at 4 p. m. Friday at her home, 12 S. Garden St.
Millie Albertine Howe Suhr, youngest child of James H. and Hannah Hatfield Howe, was born at Peru on Jan. 25, 1870. She came to Norwalk with her parents in 1881 and was educated in Peru and Norwalk public schools. Mrs. Suhr united with the Universalist church of Norwalk in 1888.
She was married to Charles Suhr on September 2, 1891. Surviving are the husband and four children: Karl Wm and James Vernon of Cleveland, Marian Mildred and Charles Dudley, at home. The decedent leaves two brothers, Henry D. Howe of Lodi, Calif. and Fred H. Howe of Norwalk; and one sister Mrs. Lida L. Meyers of Stockton, Calif. There are three nieces Mrs. Edna Gross and Mrs. Lorena Gregg of Calif., and Mrs. Doleses Goodwin, now in India.
Mrs. Suhr was an active worker in the Universalist church and was state president of the Woman's Missionary Assn. Of the Universalist church for three years.
She was commander of the Maple City Hive of the Woman's Benefit Association of the Maccabees. On Jan 1, 1921, Mrs. Suhr suffered a severe parrralytic stroke but had recovered to a large extent previous to her fatal illness.
Funeral services will be held from the Universalist church at 3 p. m. Monday afternoon. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery. The Rec. Wm Couder (?) of Eppcord, Mich., a former pastor, will officiate.


Submitted by:
Lynne Wilson

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