Obit: Hawks, Myra (1881 - 1954)


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Surnames: Hawks, Folsom, Uddenborg, Haack, Hayden, Holiday


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 01/13/1955


Hawks, Myra (18 JUL 1881 - 29 DEC 1954)


Rites for Mrs. Myra Hawks, 73, who died last Wednesday, were held Saturday, Jan. 1 at 2:00 o’clock at the Assembly of God Church at Abbotsford.  Officiating was the Rev. Samuel Hardt of Marshfield, and the Rev. W. Gereau of Withee.  Burial was made in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.


Mrs. Hawks was born Myra Elizabeth Folsom, July 18, 1881, in Taylor County.  She was educated in the schools of that county and was married at her home July 27, 1900 to Emmet Hawks.  They made their home on a farm near Curtiss for 42 years and moved to Abbotsford in August 1942.  Mr. Hawks died June 22, 1943.  Mrs. Hawks continued to live in Abbotsford.  She had been seriously ill at her home for several weeks and death occurred at 9:00 a.m. Dec. 29, 1954.


Surviving her are her two children, Mrs. Irene Uddenborg of Chicago; and Allan Hawks of Curtiss.  There are eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  She also has one brother, Howard Folsom of California, and two sisters, Mrs. F. A. (Grace) Haack, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Carroll (Florence) Hayden of Canastota, N.Y.  A sister, Mrs. Winifred Holidary, preceded her in death.



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