Decatur County Journal-Iowa Thursday, March 20, l9l9
CLARICE ELLEN SIGLER, daughter of HENRY A. and IDA SIGLER, was born in McLean County, Illinois, December 8, l893, and departed this life February l9, l9l9 at her home south of Weldon, Iowa.She was married to CLAUD E. WORDEN, January l, l909.To this union were born two children, IDA CATHERYN, aged 9 years and MELVIN CLAUD, aged 6 years, who with the husband, survive her.
She had been ill with influenza but was thought to be recovering when double pneumonia developed and she lived only two days.All that could be done was of no avail, "death claimed one of earth's fairest flowers."She was a member of the Christian Church of Weldon and will be greatly missed in the church and Sunday School.
The husband and son being ill with influenza at the time, short funeral services were held at the home, conducted by her Pastor, Rev. H.G. Barr and she was laid to rest in the Van Wert Cemetery.Many beautiful floral offerings were sent by loving friends.The family and relatives have the sympathy of the entire community in this sad hour.