"FLORA LADY SUCCUMBS"
Mrs. Rosia E. Shankland, 79, expires after short illness
Flora, Ind.,---Mrs. Rosia E. Shankland, 79, died at 6:30 Sunday morning at her residence after an illness of five days.
The daughter of Amos and Ellen Sprague Besse, she was born June 29, 1867, in Illinois. On Feb. 12, 1885, she was married to George L. Shankland. He preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 1904. She was a memeber of the Deer Creek United Brethren Church.
Surviving are: a daughter, Ina Shankland, Wheeling; three sons, Bernard, Cadillac, Mich.; Allerse, California, and Ross, Kokomo; a brother, Clayton Besse, Clayton, Mo., and sister, Mrs. S.W. Murray, Ambia, Ind.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 Tuesday morning from the Leiter funeral home with the Rev. Edwin J. Wimer of Wheeling in charge. Burial will be made in the Floral Hill cemetery at Hoopston, IL
The body remains at the Leiter Funeral Home.