CRAIG, Josephine

Hartford City, Indiana April 18, 1917:

JOSEPHINE CRAIG DIES WEDNESDAY, Well known resident of the southside ill
for some time.  Funeral will be held Friday afternoon from the late home.  Mrs. Josephine Craig, 61, a resident of this city for the past eleven years, coming from Campbellsville, KY., died at her home on West Eighth Street at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning after an illness of cancer
and a complication of troubles.  she had been sick for the past year.
     Mrs. Craig was born in Metz, Indiana, a daughter of John and Lydia LaRue and she remained in that city with her parents until Christmas day, 1879 when she was united in marriage.  She and her husband, Dr. Albert T. Young, remained in Metz until Mr. Young's untimely death in 1883.  In 1888 Mrs. Young became the wife of the late Joseph Craig, formerly of Auburn, Indiana, who
preceded his wife in death by two years. Mr. & Mrs. Craig lived for several years in Campbellsville, Kentucky prior to moving to Hartford City in 1909.
     Two sons and one daughter survive.  They are Dayton and Harold Craig and Miss Lydia Young, all of this city.  One brother, John LaRue, resides in Lake View, Michigan.  With the exception of the brother all relatives were at the bedside when death came.
     The funeral service will be conducted from the late home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. Dawson, of the United Brethren Church, of which she was always a very devout member, until the time when her illness made her attendance at the regular church services
impossible.  Interment will be made in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

Submitted By:  Barry LaRue