Her remains arrived here by the 1:20 p.m. train Friday and taken to the Christian church, where funeral services were held, conducted by Rev. Herbert Hunt, of Hammond, assisted by Rev. A.T. Harris, of Hammond, and Rev. J.B. Dunkleberger, pastor of the Christian church, Lowell. The Christian church choir furnished beautiful and appropriate music. Funeral director John Castle had charge of the burial services. The following acted as pall-bearers: Thomas Powell, George Davis, Martin Driscoll, Oliver Surprise, Martin Sanders and H.H. Ragon. Interment in the Lowell cemetery. She leaves to mourn her, her husband, one son, Rev. Ellis B. Cross, one daughter, Mrs. H.E. Granger, and numerous other relatives who have the sympathy of their old friends and neighbors here at their old home.
O, tired feet your race us run,
O, weary hands you work is done,
Your task complete;
For thou hast won thy glorious crown
And layest all thy burdens down
At Jesus' feet.
Be no repining here expressed,
May no rude grief disturb thy rest,
Thou sainted one;
Thy many years of service past,
Thou enterest into rest at last,
God's will be done.
We'll miss from thine accustomed place
Thy well known form, thy patient face,
But He knows best:
Thy home is now beyond the skies,
And even thy children's children rise,
And call thee blest.
When we have run our destined race
Somewhere in God's appointed place,
We'll meet again;
Though wearing robes of righteousness,
And dwelling with the Prince of Peace,
We'll know thee then.
* NOTE -- Although this obituary listed the date of death for Mrs. Halsted 1919, and the Lowell Cemetery Index at the public library also indicated that she died in 1909, Melvin Halsted's obituary put the year as 1911.
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