Ida Mellissa Goble

Female 1867 - 1942


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  • Born  19 Dec 1867  Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  15 Aug 1942  Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Russell Cemetery, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2025  Virts
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2017 

    Family  Alfred Riley Werts,   b. 17 Aug 1860, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1935, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jun 1885  Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ethel May Werts,   b. 15 Aug 1886, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1957, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Helen Esther Werts,   b. 20 Dec 1889, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1964, Mitchell, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F1061  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The Russell Union Tribune, September 3, 1942

      Ida Melissa Goble was born Dec. 19, 1867 and departed this life at the Yocom Hospital in Chariton, Iowa August 25, 1942 at the age of 74 years, 8 months and 6 days.

      She was the daughter of Green and Mary Goble. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Abraham Lincoln and William Albert and an infant sister, Nancy.

      On June 17, 1885 at Russell, Iowa she was united in marriage to Alfred Riley Werts. They established a home on a farm near Russell, Ia. where they lived until Mr. Werts passed away July 30, 1935. Since that time she has made her home at Mitchell, Nebr. with a daughter.

      She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Lazenby of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Helen Morris of Mitchell, Nebr., a granddaughter, Mrs. Thelma Ortega and a great-granddaughter, Jane Marie Ortega of Los Angeles, Calif.

      Under the influence of a Christian home, she, early in life gave her heart to the Lord. Soon after their marriage, she and her husband united with the Presbyterian Church in Russell, March 20, 1886.

      Her life work is ended, she leaves a revered memory as a perpetual inheritance to her loved ones remaining.

      Funeral services were held at the Russell Presbyterian Church Friday afternoon Aug. 25, conducted by the Rev. W. P. Thompson and interment was made in the Russell cemetery.