Mrs. Alfretta Shippee, age 70, wife of Adam Shippee, 204 Ohio street, died this morning [Oct. 19, 1928].
She was born March 8, 1858, in LaPorte county, living here all her life. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen. She was married March 16, 1873, to Mr. Shippee in Three Oaks, Mich.
Surviving are Mr. Shippee; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Pagels of LaPorte county and Mrs. Adam Siegmund of New Buffalo, Mich.; a son, Oscar Shippee of LaPorte county; seven grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Emma Huntley of Logan, Ia., and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon [Oct. 22, 1928] at the Springville church at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Thomas Moore officiating. Burial will be in the Shippee Burg [sic] cemetery with E. E. Ebbert in charge.
Source: La Porte herald-argus (LaPorte, Ind.). Vol. 41, no. 67 (Oct. 19, 1928), p. 2, Deaths, Mrs. Alfretta Shippee.