Stillwater Valley News
August 24, 1934
Polo Resident Summoned Home
Anna Sophia Earick
Mrs. Anna Sophia Homan Earick passed away early this morning at 5:30 o'clock at her home in Polo, north of Covington following an extended illness. She had been bedfast for the past 4 months suffering from the complications. The deceased was born in Mecklenburg, Germany October 27th, 1864 and with her parents came to this country in 1868. She was baptized in infancy and was later confirmed into the Lutheran Church where she has always remained a faithful member. Surviving besides the husband are 5 sons, Elmer, Walter, Lester, Vernon, and Clyde and 13 grandchildren. A daughter preceded her in death. One brother Charles Homan of the Aikens Pike also survives. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, a short service at the residence at 1:30 with services at 2:30 at the Covington Lutheran church. B. L.. Stroup will officiate. Interment will be made in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Walter E. Routzahn.
Stillwater Valley News
August 28, 1934
Mrs. Anna Sophia Earick
Anna Sophia, daughter of Carl and Mary Homan, was born in Mecklenberg, Germany, October 27, 1864 and departed this life August 24, 1934 at the age of 69 years, 9 months, 27 days. She came to this country with her parents in 1868. She was baptized in infancy. In 1881 she was confirmed in the Lutheran Church where she remained a faithful member all her life. She was united in marriage in 1884 to Christian Earick. To this union were born 6 children, 3 sons and 1 daughter. Her daughter having preceded her in death 2? years ago. On August 22nd, they were wedded 50 years. Surviving besides her husband are her sons, Elmer and Walter residing near the family home, Lester of Piqua, Vernon of Pleasant Hill and Clyde at home. Thirteen grandchildren, her brother Charles Homan, and 2 nieces and 2 nephews also survive, besides a host of friends. She was a faithful wife, a kind and affectionate mother, always interested in the welfare of her children. When in health she was always ready to help, where help was needed. Those who knew her best loved her most.
Her earthly life is ended but, "her works do follow her".
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