Athens Free Press, March 17, 1905
Mrs. Mary Wertz died of consumption at the home of her son, Theodore Wertz Wednesday aged 63 years 8 montts [error in newspaper] 12 days. She is survived by her husband who has employment in Indiana, and children as follows: Theodore of Athens, Will and Frank of Yates city; Edward of Bartonville, and Alvy of Pekin; also one married daughter and one single daughter, residing in Pekin. Funeral services at the residence Friday at 2 p.m. Rev. D. G. Carson officiating. Interment in the West cemetery.
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