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From Rockford Register-Republic (Rockford, IL), Tuesday, 5 Sep 1939, page 1, column 1:
MRS. EMMA BARKER
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Barker, 77, 908 Rockton avenue who died
at 9:35 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony hospital, will be held at 2. pm. Wednesday.
The Rev C. T. Todd will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.
Mrs. Barker was born in Nottingham, England, Oct. 30, 1861. On March 23, 1884 she was married to William Barker and four years later they came to the United States. After spending five years in Iowa they moved to Rockford.
Surviving are her husband; three sons, William Barker of Rockford, Arthur Barker of Moline, and Harold Barker, who is chief of police at Delavan, Wis.; a sister lives in England, and there are four grandchildren. One son preceded her in death.
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