Beloved Woman’s Death
Mrs. Lona Pratt Eldredge, Daughter and Wife of Pioneer

Lona Pratt Eldredge, wife of Elnathan Eldredge, died Monday, October 27, at 11:30 a.m., after a lingering illness. She was the daughter of Parley P. Pratt and Agatha Walker Pratt, and was born in Salt Lake City, April 15, 1850. She was a leading spirit in the first organization of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement association, an active worker in the Relief society during her residence in Ogden, and a member of the stake Primary board of Liberty stake. Contributing much to the different organizations in which she labored by her beautiful writings, she was beloved by all who were ever associated with her.

She is survived by her husband and eight children: Parley P. Eldredge, Ogden; Mrs. W.E. Wread, Portland, Or.; Mrs. E.C. Stratford, Pocatello, Ida.; Mrs. W. Scott Weller, Salt Lake; Mrs. J.M. Johnson, Denver; E. Roscoe Eldredge, Mrs. Harold W. Burton, and H.C. Eldredge of Salt Lake.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 1:30 p.m., in the Fourth ward meetinghouse, Seventh South and West Temple. The remains may be viewed Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 12 at 777 First Avenue.

[Deseret News, Oct. 28, 1913]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Jan. 2006]


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