Clar L. Franklin, daughter of Samuel and Sarah Franklin, was born February 15, 1864 in the town of Union, and departed from this life January 21, 1927. She has resided most of her life in the township of Rutland.
On March 13, 1887, she was united in marriage to Burr Courtier, who is left with three children, Erle L., Mrs. Oliver Chapin, Mrs. Wm. Leeder and five grandchildren to mourn her loss. She also leaves five brothers, Arthur, Lew, Frnak, Fred, and Leon Franklin. Since her early life she has been a member of the Union Baptist church. She was a member of the Columbia Chapter, 29, O. E. S., and the W. C. T. U., of Brooklyn.
The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Masonic Temple, when after the sermon by the Rev. Pratt, of the Baptist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, rendered their beautiful service in honor of their departed sister.
Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank the friends and neighbors, who have been so kind to us in our sorrow.
For the many deeds and floral offering the work of Columbia Chapter 29, O. E. S. Brooklyn Chapter 335, O. E. S., the W. C. T. U., the Union Lodge 32, F. & A. M. Waucoma Lodge 90, F. & A. M. for the comforting words of Rev. Pratt and the songs by Mrs. Dake, we sincerely thank you. Burr Courtier and family.
Evansville Review, January 27, 1927, p. 5, col. 3 & 4, Evansville, Wisconsin