Brooks, Hattie (Brock) (January 6, 1873 - April 7, 1919)

Death of Mrs. Ward O. Brooks

Douglas Budget - April 10, 1919

Mrs. Hattie Brock Brooks, wife of Ward O. Brooks, died at the family home west of Douglas Monday morning at 6 o'clock. She had been in poor health for over a month, but her condition became serious only a week ago. Heart affection was the cause of death.

Hattie Brock Brooks was born at Stafford, Monroe County, Ohio, January 6, 1873. She moved with her family to Marshall, Kan., in 1886. On Sept. 6, 1906, she was married in Denver to Ward O. Brooks and they have made their home on the ranch west of Douglas since that time. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Hester Glendon, 12 years of age. Surviving also are three brothers, Clifford and Allen of Perry, Okla., and Clark of Frankford, Kan.; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Trotse of Pasendena, Calif., and Mrs. Gladys Smith of Bigelow, Kan.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church yesterday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. H.E. Shepherd officiating. A quartet consisting of Mrs. C.E. Clark, Mrs. Oliver Saul, C.E. Nohe and Nels Swenson rendered a selection and Mrs. Clark sang "Somewhere the Sun Is Shining." Burial was in Douglas cemetery.

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