Obituaries - Louisa YARD
probably Macomb Daily Journal
Mrs. Louisa Yard, one of the oldest residents of this city, died Saturday evening in the Phelps hospital, following an illness of eleven months, with a fractured hip. Her age was 91 years, 8 months and 22 days. Funeral services will be held from the Presbyterian church, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be made in the Oakwood Abbey. Rev. W. T. Rodgers will officiate.
Deceased was born, Dec. 28. 1832, in Oneida county, N. Y. When thirteen years old she removed to this county with her parents, and settled seven miles west of Macomb. In 1894 she removed to Macomb, where she has since made her home. Deceased was married Dec. 28, 1854 to Thomas Yard, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1923.
Deceased is survived by four children, Mrs. Clara Kelly, Mrs. Jessie Ledgerwood, Dr. E. L. Yard and Truman Yard, all of Macomb.
Contributed by Kathy Lathrop