Mrs. Thomas Budd died Friday, Oct. 27, 1911 of heart trouble aggravated by a stroke of paralysis she suffered two months before.
Mrs. Budd, who was Thursa E. Gifford before her marriage, was born in England, County of Devon 66 years ago, and came to America when a small child. She married Mr. Budd, October 8, 1865 in Mayfield, Ohio. They lived in Sanilac County for a number of years and came to Tuscola eleven years ago where they lived in Wells Township until last spring when they moved to Caro and bought a home where they hoped to enjoy their declining years.
She became a mother of eleven children, six of whom are living; Mrs. Minnie Bailey, Baker City, Oregon; Waldo A., Ellington, Alice M. Head, Flint; Roy W., Jennings; Ethel M. Witkovsky, and Clarence A., Caro.
Funeral services were held at the home on West Gamble Street Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. S. C. Robinson and burial was in Caro Cemetery.
Tuscola County Advertiser, November 3, 1911
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman