Mrs. Sarah Argo Died Following Long Illness

Sarah Catharine Danner, daughter of Solomon and Elizabeth Litchfield Danner was born in Astoria township, Fulton County, Ill., Dec. 17, 1857 and departed this life at her home in Astoria, Ill., March 26, 1931, aged 73 years, 3 months and 9 days. She spent her entire life in Fulton County.

In the year 1886 she was united in marriage to Joseph Walter English and to this union five sons were born, Calvin of Colorado, Cecil, address unknown, Joseph of Danville, Ill., Clarence of Flint, Mich., and Albert of Winfield, Iowa.

In the year 1900 Mr. English departed this life and she lived a widow until Feb. 5, 1910, when she was married to William Argo, who survives her.

She was converted and united with the United Brethren church of Astoria, March 3, 1921, under the pastorate of Rev. Ella Niswonger, and lived a Christian life to the end, giving assurance during her last illness of her trust in the Savior.

Her health began to fail her about five years ago and for the past four months she has been bedfast most of the time and suffered very patiently.

She leaves to mourn her departure the husband, the above named children, four brothers, James H. of Camden, Ill., Samuel B., William J. and John G., all of Astoria and one sister, Mrs. Emma Grove of Astoria. Seven grandchildren, eight nephews, nine nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at the U. B. church Sunday at 2:30 p.m. by the pastor, Rev. W. R. Seitzinger and interment in the Astoria cemetery.


Published in the Astoria Argus-Searchlight on 4/1/1931


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