Ferrie, Desdemona (Ackerson) 1850 - 1916
FERRIE, ACKERSON, SEELYE, RANK
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 6/1/2021 at 09:13:35
Cresco Plain Dealer Sept. 15, 1916 P-5 C-4
Mrs. Peter Ferrie passed away about 7 o’clock yesterday morning at their home in the First Ward. She has been in poor health, but her death came practically without warning.
Cresco Plain Dealer Sept. 29, 1916 P-4 C-1
Desdemona Ackerson Ferrie was born in Fon du Lac Co., Wis., April 27, 1850, moving to Cresco, Ia., with her parents in the year 1867. She was married to Peter Ferrie, Feb. 5, 1871, and to this union nine children were born, five of which are left, besides the aged husband, to mourn the loss of a kind and loving mother and wife.
She passed away at her home in Cresco, Sept. 14, 1916, at 7:15 a. m.
The children Lewis, of Cresco, Mrs. Sarah Seelye, of Mahnomen, Minn., Esther and Herbert, of Cresco, and Mrs. Rosella Rank, of Austin, Minn., were all present at the funeral which took place Saturday morning from the Church of the Assumption, of which she was a very faithful member.
Interment was made in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Howard Obituaries maintained by Constance McDaniel Hall.
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