Miss Lula A. Schooch was born at Blackmore in Ringgold County, Iowa January 27, 1869 and passed into the Great Beyond March 22, 1929, at seven o’clock p.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen, S.D., aged 60 years, one month and 23 days.
She was married to Samuel A. Taylor, September 26, 1881. To this union eleven children were born of which six were girls and five boys, nine of whom are now living. Her husband preceded her; also Mary and Bobbie in infancy. Those living are Mrs. James Mickael of Goodland, KS.; Mrs. U.D. Thorp of Beaconsfield, Iowa; Mrs. Ben Mace, Larmar CO.; Mrs. J.H. Talbot, Pueblo, CO.; Arthur A. Taylor, New York City, N.Y.; Mrs. J.H. Owens of Omaha, NE.; Lawrence Taylor, Quitman, MS.; Tracy and Fred Taylor, Aberdeen, S.D.
Her father, five sisters and one brother have preceded her, leaving her mother, Mrs. Mary Schooch of High Point, four sisters, Mrs. W.H. Taylor and Mrs. Minnie Connor, of Des Moines, Iowa, Mrs. John Epperly of California and Mrs. Vina Clark of High Point.
Some years ago Mrs. Lula Taylor moved to Aberdeen, S.D., where she was united in marriage with Tommy Thompson of that place.
Besides the above mentioned she leaves to mourn five grandchildren, Avery Mickael of Goodland, KS., Austin Mickael of Kansas City, MO., Kenneth, Emmett and Bryon Thorp of Beaconsfield, Iowa; also a host of friends who mourn the passing of this beloved soul.
In her last days she found great comfort in the Catholic faith.
The body was accompanied by Tracy and Fred Taylor. Services were held in the Methodist Church in Beaconsfield, by Rev. Soelberg, Wednesday, March 27, 2:30 p.m. The body was laid to last slumbers in Oliver Cemetery near her birthplace. Pall bearers were Tom and Fred Miller, Dennis Owen, Ralph Daughton, Jimmie Cashen and Luther Robert.