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Lydia Anna SHOUP, daughter of Henry and Martha SHOUP, was born at Haddam, KS June 25th, 1864 and passed away at her home March 25, 1952 at the age of 87(?) years and 9 months.

She was united in marriage to Nel BLAKE in the year 1900 and to this union 5 children were born.

Preceding her in death was her husband, who passed away in 1909 and the youngest child, a little girl, Jennie, that death claimed at the age of seven months.

She leaves to mourn her passing her children, Mrs. Wilma BURR of Arkansas City, Mrs. Gladys KUHN of Haddam, Lee BLAKE of the home, and Henry BLAKE of Haddam. Two brothers, Sam SHOUP of Wymore, NE and John SHOUP of Haddam, and one sister, Mrs. Kitty STIERAULT of Hubbel, NE, Seven grandsons and 1 granddaughter and 8 great

Ann as she was known to those who knew and loved her was a loving mother, her children's welfare being her constant devotion. She never complained although she had been ill for the past four years.

During that time she was tenderly cared for by her daughter, Gladys. Services were conducted at the Hoffman funeral home, Mar 28, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. J. Holland VERNON in charge. Burial was in the
Haddam cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Delores Raines

Last Updated:  Sunday, November 25, 2001 15:50:02

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