RITES HELD FOR MISS CLARA FOXTON MONDAY
Away Saturday Following Stroke: Resident of this Area 47 Years
Claimed another Converse county pioneer last Saturday morning when Miss
Clara Foxton succumbed at the Douglas hospital following a stroke suffered
Sunday March 31. Miss Foxton
came over from Scotland with her brothers, Jack and Harry, in 1893 and
made her home with them on the Foxton ranch in the LaBonte valley south of
was born at Fettercairn, Scotland, on May 20, 1860 and would have been 80
years of age had she lived another month.
The past winter she has been making her home with her
sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Foxton.
the four brothers who came over from Scotland and settled in Wyoming only
one survives. George L.
Foxton of near Glendo. He and
his son, Dick were here to arrange for and attend the funeral, which was
held at the Episcopal Church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The rector, Rev. Frank R Myers, conducted the services and the
casket bearers were William Delahoyd, George Ullman, Ferris Bruner,
Charles Reid, Louis Hinton and Archie Hamner of
Glendo. Burial was in