Streator Times Press, Tuesday, July 30 1974, Page
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Mrs. David F. (Winnifred) Holmes, 90, 1527 E. Hickory Street,
succumbed at 11:55 p.m., Monday, She had been in ill health for several
Daughter of John and Isabelle (Ogden) Fraser, she was born May 20, 1884
in Arthur, Ontario, Canada. She married David F. Holmes, Oct 31, 1910 in
Danville. He died Oct 8, 1951.
Also preceding her in death were five brothers, Fred, John, Edward,
Norman, and Walter, and a sister, Mrs. George (May) Love.
Surviving are five daughters: Mrs. L.J. (Winnifred) Seibel, Streator;
Mrs. Lester ( Margaret) Johnson, Morris; Mrs. Archibald ( Roberta)
Benedict, Glen Ellyn; Mrs. Eldon (Norma) Worsley, Mendota; and Mrs. Paul
D. (Davie) Smith, Shaker Heights, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; and a brother, George W. Fraser of Houston, Texas.
Mrs., Holmes was a resident of Streator all her lifetime and was a member
pf the Park Church. She was active in all church societies, E. Re Nata
Study Club, Chapter Cm of the PEO Sisterhood, In As Much Circle of
King's Daughters and was a charter member of the Reading unit of Home
Mrs. Holmes attended State Normal University and the University of
Chicago. She taught in Streator and Danville grade schools.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m., Wednesday at Elias Funeral Home and
Thursday morning until 11 a.m., when the body will be taken to Park
Church for services at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery
Vicky Alexander Johnson
606 Harold Street,
Crofton, Nebraska 68730