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. Elvira Bailey O'Herrin .

Collected and contributed by: Pat Drees

Sheboygan Press
Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin
April 16, 1942; page 5


Kiel, Wis. --(Special)-- Funeral services for Mrs. Martin O'Herrin, age 46, who lived at 421 North street in this city, and who passed away at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Nicholas hospital in Sheboygan, have been tentatively planned for Saturday pending the arrival of her two sons who are serving in the United States army.

The time of the services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral Home and at 10 o'clock at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic church in this city. The Rev., Ft.. F. X. Kheil will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery near this city.

Deceased, the former Elvira Bailey, was born Nov. 19, 1896, in Little Suamico, Oconto county, the daughter of Alfred and Ella Bedone Bailey. On August 18, 1915, she was united in marriage to Martin O'Herrin at St. Pius Catholic church in the village of Little Suamico by Rev. Fr. M. C. Novak. After their marriage the couple lived at different times at Styles and Iron Mountain, Mich., coming to Kiel 20 years ago. Mr. O'Herrin has been employed for 43 years as railroad telegrapher, for the past 32 years servicing the Superior division of the Milwaukee road. The couple observed their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 18, 1940.

Survivors include the widower; two sons, James Malcom of Fort Leonard at Wood, Mo., and Martin Xavier of Nome, Alaska, five brothers, Alfred Bailey of Manitowoc; Talbert, of Iron Mountain, Mich, Robert, of Styles; Tirbe, of Alaska, and Malcom of Kelly Brook, Wis., and three sisters, Miss Alice Bailey, of Styles; Mrs. Arthur Redfield of Pensaukee and Mrs. Margaret Clausen of Oconto.

The body lies in state at the C. J. Meiselwitz Funeral home, where friends may call until the hour of services Saturday morning.