Mrs. E. L. {Josephine Elizabeth _____} Twiss

Former Citizen, Mrs. E. L. Twiss, Dead

Mrs. E. L. Twiss died on Feb. 8 at her home in Canada.  Death came following a stroke a few days before.

Mr. and Mrs. Twiss were residents in the Emerick community from 1883 to 1910 and the family left many friends in this community who mourn her passing.

On Nov. 16, 1873, she was united in marriage to Edward L. Twiss.  In 1883 they came to settle in Nebraska where they lived until 1910 when they moved to Canada, later moving to Penticton, Canada, which has since been their home.

The following is taken from a newspaper in Pentiction:

Josephine Elizabeth Twiss, aged 82, died at her home on Scott avenue on Monday morning, February 8, following two years of illness.

Mrs. Twiss, who came to Pentiction with her husband, E. L. Twiss, in 1922 was born in Maquoketa, Iowa, and lived in the state of Nebraska before moving to Chaplin, Sask., in 1910.

Stricken with a paralytic stroke ten days ago, Mrs. Twiss mind remained clear up until a short time before her death.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Twiss is survived by five children and several grandchildren.  One son, Floyd, and a daughter, Mrs. L. J. Wood, reside in Pentiction.  There are two daughters, Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Stevens, in Saskatchewan, and another son in Ohio.

Beside those mentioned in the above article there are about 30 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.  Mr. Twiss is 86 years of age.

Funeral services were held Feb. 11, and burial was a the Lakeview cemetery there.

Source:  Meadow Grove News, Thursday, Feb. 18, 1937, page 1.