Idaho County Free
Thursday, March 2,
Mrs. Ralph Telcher
Dies of Pneumonia
Mrs. Lenah Wilson Telcher,
wife of Ralph Telcher, a well known rancher residing four miles frm Grangeville,
died Monday in the home of her sister, Mrs. Frances Renner, in Lewiston
Orchards. Death was caused by pneumonia following influenza.
A week prior to her demise,
Mrs. Telcher went from her home here to take care for her sisterís children as
the time of the death their father, George Renner,, had occurred during the
Mrs. Telcher was born on
June 5, 1887 in Westville, Missouri. She came to Idaho 16 years ago and
was married to Rahph Telcher on November 16, 1910. Upon profession of
faith, she received Christian baptism on May 11, 1916 and at the time of her
death was a member of the Christian Church in Grangeville.
Mrs. Telcher is survived by
her husband, two children, William Dedrich Telcher and Julia Margaret Wilson
Telcher; her mother Mrs. Julia Wilson; five brothers, L. F. Wilson, New York; J.
M. Wilson, Lewiston Orchards; A. P. Wilson in Kansas; E. S. Wilson in Spokane
and G. L. Wilson, Marceline, Missouri; and by four sisters; Mrs. Etta Oldham, in
Missouri; Mrs. Frances Renner, Lewiston Orchards; Mrs. Emily Akridge, Kamiah and
Mrs. Hattie Palmer, Marceline, Missouri.
The body was brought to
Grangeville Wednesday evening by Mr. Telcher, who went to Lewiston on Tuesday.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at one from the Christian Church,
W. N. Knox, minister officiating. The services were largely attended.
Burial directed by E. S. Hancock was in Prairie View Cemetery.
Submitted by Chris Cornett