Mrs. Eva M.
William M., Dies
Mrs. Eva McKee Freshour, 86, widow of William McDowell Freshour, and member of a prominent Piqua family, who lived here most of her life, died Tuesday morning in a hospital in San Diego, Calif. She had been in failing health several years and for the past two years had made her home in San Diego, Calif. She had been in failing health several years and for the past two years had made her home in San Diego with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Jessop of 693 San Elijo Street.
Born in Kirkwood, north of Piqua, Aug. 3, 1883, she was the daughter of John L. and Maria Dilts McKee. After the family came to Piqua when she was a young girl, she graduated from Piqua High School. She was married to William Freshour in 1905. Before going to California, Mrs. Freshour had lived here at 515 N. Downing.
In Piqua she was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Fortnightly Club, the Piqua Country Club and the Salvation Army Woman’s Auxiliary Board.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Louis V. Decker (Martha) of Piqua, and Mrs. Arthur J. Jessop (Marion) of San Diego, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Four older brothers, James, Bert, Will and Cliff, a younger sister, Mrs. George O. Richardson (Marion) and a son, McKee Freshour, are deceased. Mrs. Richardson died Feb. 14 this year.
Dr. Robert Clark will conduct a memorial service in Piqua at 2 p.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church. There will be a private committal service in Forest Hill Cemetery Friday morning. The Cron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. There will be no calling hours.
Piqua Daily Call Wednesday, September 10, 1969
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