History of Ida May Welsh Creager

from obituary

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Mrs. Ida May Welsch Creager, 85, died Sunday at 4 am, at the family residence in Morgan after a long illness.

She was born at Marysville, PA, November 23, 1858, a daughter of John and Rebecca May Misner Welsh. On Sept. 16, 1877. she was married to James William Creager in Pennsylvania. After their marriage, the couple resided in Pennsylvania for three years, coming to Richville, Morgan County, to make their home in 1880. In 1906 they changed their residence to Morgan. Mr. Creager died in 1910.

She had been active for many yeas in the South Morgan LDS Ward, in the Relief Society organization, and earlier had been active in Primary work. She was an ardent LDS Temple worker.

Survivors include the following sons and daughters: Charles W. Creager, Millis, Wyo., Merriel, John and James Creager and Mrs. Joseph Voss, all of Morgan, Mrs. John S. Dickson of Price Creek, Colo, and Mrs. William Dickson, Ogen; 38 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren. Eight of her grandsons and one great-grandson are sserving in the Armed Forces.

Funeral Sservices were conducted Wednesday at 2 pm at the Morgan LDS Stake Tabernacle, by Richard R. Rich, Bishop of the South Morgan LDS Ward, with burial in the South Morgan cemetery.

The services were as follows:
Song: I Know That My Redeemer Lives" Quartet composed of Howard Francis, Clarence D. Rich, Katheryn Eddington and Manilla Carter;
Invocation: F. W. Clark
Song: "Sweet Hour of Prayer"
Speaker: George Brough
Piano Solo: "Oh, My Father" Ada Waldron
Speaker: President Calvin C. Geary
Remarks: Bishop Richard R. Rich
Song "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" John H. Rose
The grave was dedicated by Albert C. Welsh