Maggie Fisher, was born in Butler county Penn., April 19th, 1851.  She departed this life April 24th 1917 having reached the age of 66 years and 4 days.  She was united in marriage to Wm Mickle in 1870 and to this union was born eight children, Robert of Avoca, Nebr; William Jr., of Glendive Montana; Lorin of Alvo, Nebr; and James of Shannon City, Iowa.  One of the children died in infancy, the three in the prime of life.  Wm Mickle Sr., died in 1888. 

     In early life the deceased joined the Presbyterian church but in 1881, after moving to Cass county she became a member of the M. E. church, being a faithful member until her death. 

     On February 10th 1903 she was married for the second time, becoming the wife of Fred R. Wolfe making her home near Shannon City, Iowa.  Ten years later, Mr. Wolfe was called to the great beyond.

     Mrs. Wolfe has been in very poor health and a great sufferer until death released her.  At the time of her demise she was making her home with her son, James near Shannon City. 

     Three sisters and a brother survive her, Mrs. Anna Colver of Chattanooga, Tenn., Mrs. Frank Shinnagarger of Muscatine, Iowa, Mrs. Otto Cavin of Columbus, Iowa and Richard Fisher of Keota, Iowa. 

     The remains were brought to the home of Robert Mickle, west of Avoca and the funeral service held Friday afternoon in the house which had been the home of the deceased for many years.  She was laid to rest in Oakwood cemetery, in the family burying lot at Weeping Water.  Mrs. Mickle as she was best know here was greatly beloved by neighbors and friends, and her passing was a source of much grief and sorrow to them.

*Obituary, newspaper; no identification of which newspaper.
Copyright©2005 Beverly Mabb-Morten

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