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Elsie W Jacobson Houck

Female 1908 - 2000  (92 years)



Obituary- Houck, Elsie

Elsie W. Houck
Elsie W. Houck, 92, rural Delia, died at her home Monday, OcŽtober 24,2000.
She was born March 2, 1908, near Mayetta, the daughter of Otto and Beatrice Wyatt Jacobson.
She grew up in the Mayetta community and was graduated from Mayetta High School in 1926. She farmed with her husband until his death. She was a member of the Delia Presbyterian Church, a charŽter member of the Delia FCE, served on the Blandin School Board, and had served on the LinŽcoln Township Election Board in Jackson County for many years. She wrote the High Prairie News for the “Holton Recorder” for many years. Mrs. Houck was a resident of the Delia community for 71 years.
On April 13, 1929, she married Leroy Houck in Lyndon. He died in 1955.
She is survived by a son, KenŽneth R. Houck, Delia, and a grandŽson.
Visitation was Wednesday evening at Piper-Verschelden FuŽneral Home, St. Marys. Her service was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the fuŽneral home. Burial was in the DeŽlia Cemetery, Delia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Delia Presbyterian Church and sent in care of the fuŽneral home.

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