Elsa was born in 1878. She passed away in 1966.
Mrs. Elsa Houghton, 88, of 605 W. Washington St. died at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 1966, at Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Houghton was born in Hillsdale, Kan., the daughter of Marion D. and Miranda [sic] Keys Goldsby.
Her husband, Lynn, a prominent farmer in the Petersburg area, preceded her in death in 1950.
She was a member of West Side Christian Church.
Surviving are one son, Hersel of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Hedessa McFarland of Springfield; one grandson.
Services were at Staab Funeral Home.
Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Date: Sunday, April 3, 1966 Paper: Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois) Page: 10
Copied from FAG
Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.