Etc. -- Ida (Maxwell) Vrooman's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 24 Apr 1919 Simcoe Reformer.

The Late Mrs. E. W. Vrooman

Mrs. Ida Vrooman, wife of Mr. Edward Vrooman of Buffalo, N.Y., died at her residence in that city on Tuesday morning, aged 58 years.

The deceased lady had been ill for a long time from a heart affliction, which resulted in dropsy.

The remains were brought to Simcoe on the Wednesday forenoon Wabash train, Mr. Vrooman being accompanied by a couple of lady friends of his deceased wife.

The interment took place at 2.30 yesterday afternoon in Oakwood Cemeter, the funeral being held from the residence of Mr. G. R. Perry. Rev. A. B. Farney was the officiating clergyman.

Mr. Vrooman was Miss Ida Maxwell, her mother being the wife of Mr. Jas. Butcher, removing from near Jarvis to this town many years ago.

She is survived by three sisters and a brother:
Mrs. Josephine Townley of Chicago,
Mrs. Blanche Baird of Buffalo,
Mrs. Maude Wright of the Northwest, and
Mr. Albert Maxwell, The C.P.R. agent at Waterdown. Mrs. George R. Perry and Mr. John Vrooman of Simcoe are a sister and brother of Mr. Vrooman. There are no children.

Mrs. Baird's husband died in Buffalo on Monday and was buried at Cayuga on Tuesday.

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