Petersburg Democrat, Aug. 17, 1928
Died. Mrs. Louisa Caldwell, wife of Fred W. Caldwell, died August 10 , at Highland hospital, Belvidere, Illinois, after a short illness, at the age of 31 years, 6 months and 29 days. She was born near Bradford, Sangamon county, but came to Menard county a number of years ago. She was married to Fred Caldwell, Feb. 24, 1917, and spent the last eight years at Poplar Grove. The survivors are her husband and two sons, Fred Louis and Harold Raymond, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Frerichs, east of Petersburg; two brothers, Carl and Fred, both of this community; and one sister, Mrs. T. G. Miller, Greenview. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul's Evangelical church, this city, Rev. F. Schnathorst, officiating. Interment in Rose Hill cemetery.
Contributed by Matthew Ferricks