Source: The Clark County Press, Neillsville, WI March 22, 1945, page three:

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy Bates, 79, former resident of this county, were held Sunday afternoon, March 18, at the Schiller- Terhune funeral home. The services were conducted by the Rev. G.W. Longenecker, pastor of the Congregational church. Burial took place in the family lot in the Dells Dam cemetery.

The deceased was born on June 12, 1865, near Hopkinsville, Ky., and died on March 13, 1945, in Milwaukee. When 18 years of age, she moved to Kingman, Kansas, and in 1894 she was married to Joseph F. Bates, who preceded her in death in March, 1943. They moved to Iowa in 1910, and in 1919, came to the town of Dewhurst, Clark county, where she resided until September, 1944. Then she went to Milwaukee with her daughter. She was a good mother and was loved by her family and friends.

She is survived by three daughters, 11 grandchildren and one brother. Her surviving daughters are: Mary Bates, Milwaukee; Effie, Mrs. Fred Meyer, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. Albert Anderson, Alma Center. Two children are deceased: Elnora, Mrs. Elmer Blocher, and one son, Andrew.

Submitter's Note: Surname Kennedy should be spelled Kenady

Submitter:Kyle M. Condon, Mulvane, Kansas

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