Mrs. C. Wherley’s Funeral Held

Mrs. Alana Wherley, wife of Conrad Wherley died at her home in Woodland township, Feb. 10, 1920 at 10 o’clock after an illness covering a period of about six months.

She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Stauffer and was born at Bader, March 15, 1864, aged 55 years, 8 months and 25 days. She was united in marriage to Conrad Wherley Dec. 23, 1883, and to them were born eight children all of whom with the husband survive to mourn her death. The children are: William H., Mrs. Ida Mae Horton, Earl C. and Clarence S. of Astoria, Ray C. and Floyd L. of Canton, Harry of Lewistown and Roy at home. The deceased also leaves two brothers, Seth Stauffer of Bader and John of Hume, Mo., and two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Hamm and Mrs. Mary Danner of Astoria.

Mrs. Wherley was a resident of Woodland township for thirty-three years and for forty years was a member of the Church of the Brethren. Her life was devoted to her home and family. As a loving mother, a faithful wife and a kind neighbor, she won the love and respect of all who came within the circle of her acquaintance. She was a true Christian and those who knew her and who believe in the soul’s immortality are assured that she has gone to her reward of everlasting blessedness.

“Fare thee well, or thou to memory dear!
Dust to dust, and lulled to slumbers sweet;
Sleep on forever in the prison drear —
But in realms on high shall our spirits meet.”

The funeral services were held Thursday at 11 o’clock at the Woodland church, conducted by Elders, S. S. Blough and Chas. Walters. Interment in the Woodland cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 2/18/1920

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Mrs. Conrad Wherley Dies.

Mrs. Conrad Wherley died Tuesday night at 10 o’clock at her home five miles east of Astoria, after an illness dating since last September.

The funeral services will be held Thursday at the Woodland church, conducted by Revs. Chas. Walters and S. S. Blough. The funeral procession will leave the residence at 10 o’clock. Burial in the Woodland cemetery.

A more complete obituary will appear next week.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 2/11/1920 (pending)


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