Courier, Nov. 10, 1960
Submitted by Janet Bledsoe
Mrs. Robert A. (Bertha) Scott
Mrs. Robert A. Scott, 72, of 522 Elliott St. died at 13:25 a.m. today at
Kewanee Public Hospital.
She was born April 13, 1888, in Osceola, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William Canham. In 1910, she married Robert Allen Scott at
Neponset, and he died February 25,1960.
Surviving are three children, Lawence Scott of Perry, Mo., Dean Scott of
Neponset, Mrs. Irvan (Helen) Olsen of Sheffield; three
grandchildren, three sisters; Mrs. Mary Alice Canham of Chicago, Mrs. J. O.
(Agnes) Armstrong of Kewanee, Miss Ruth Canham of Neponset, and two brothers,
Albert Canham of Wataga and George E. Canham of Neponset.
Mrs. Scott was a member of the First Methodist Church of Kewanee and the
Berean class, also the Senior Citizens Society of the church.
Funeral rites will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Seifert- Creamer
Funeral Home, where visitation will be Thursday evening. The Rev. Kermit C.
pastor of the First Methodist Church will officiate. Interment
will be in Floral Hill cemetery, Neponset.
Members of the Berean class and the Mary Circle of which Mrs. Scott was a
member are asked to attend the funeral service in a group.
Any contributions, corrections, or suggestions would be deeply
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