Obit: Noble, Margaret (1849 - 1914)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 12/17/1914

Noble, Margaret (6 JUN 1849 - 4 Dec 1914)

Mrs. Margaret Noble died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.C. Huntzicker, at Ivanhoe, Minn., Friday Dec. 4th, 1914, at the age of 65 years, 2 months and 1 day. Having been born June 6th, 1849, at Labo, Co. Ontario, Canada. She was united in marriage to Mr. William Noble on Dec. 21st, 1871. Something over thirty-five years ago the came to Clark County, Wis., and began to carve for themselves and their young family a farm and home in the then well known wilderness that they found along the north side of what was called the Twenty-Six Road, four miles southwest of Loyal. There they toiled and waited, and waited and toiled on the farm, in the lumber camp, and in the grading of the new Railroad between Loyal and Greenwood, Wis., until Mr. Noble suddenly called to leave home and family while yet in the very prime of life, and at the very time when he was so much needed in the church as well as on the farm. Honored and respected by all. He passed away Dec. 4th, 1900. For four long and weary years of toil and sickness and disappointments, the family surrendered to what seemed to be the "inevitable" and moved to Loyal for a rest, as well as for educational advantages. But here again was a frail woman making heroic efforts to survive the ravages of disease. The battle lasted for many years, with only slight and occasioned intermissions. So, at last, only a few months ago, she found a quiet resting place at the home of her only daughter, Belle, in Ivanhoe, Minn. Here, in the midst of much anguish of both body and mind, her spirit at last yielded to the Master’s call to "come home to a land of rest."

For many years Mrs. Noble was in full communion with the Baptist Church, but much of the time she found it more convenient to meet for worship with her husband and family in the Presbyterian Church, where she also (the rest of my copy was cut off)



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