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A Sad Bereavement
It becomes our sad duty to announce the death of Mrs. Eliza Wentworth, wife of Wm. E. Wentworth of Cove, which occurred at their residence here last Sunday morning at 8 o’clock. Although she had been in ill health and under treatment for some time past, yet the news of her death was rather unexpected, being the result of a sudden change for the worse notwithstanding the efforts of the best medical skill.
Mrs. Wentworth, whose maiden name was Underwood, was born at Winslow Maine, Sept., 1847, and was married on May 25, 1869 to Wm. E. Wentworth at Vassalboro, Me. and in March, 1876 they left there, coming direct to Oregon where they settled at Weston. A year afterwards they came to Cove and built a home here where they have ever since resided.
The deceased leaves to mourn her loss, besides her husband and a large circle of friends and acquaintances one brother and three sisters living – Jas. A. Underwood of Lisbon Falls, Me., Mrs. Catherine Lowe of Boston Mass., Mrs. Helen Myrick of Millbank, S.D., and Mrs. Isabel Kavanaugh of Vasalboro, Me. A niece Mrs. Gibbs of Idaho City was expected to arrive last evening.
The funeral took place from the residence Monday morning and was attended by a large concourse of sorrowing friends. The services were held at the residence. Rev. Van Dusen pastor of the M.E. Church at Union officiating, and also a short but impressive ceremonies at the grave. Mrs. Wentworth has been for 35 years a consistent member of the M.E. church and was an exemplary Christian woman beloved by all who knew her. Her husband has the sincere sympathy of the entire community in this hour of his sad bereavement.
Cove Ledger Thursday December 1, 1898