Obituary – Mrs. Emma Trotter
East Liverpool Tribune
DIED IN WEST AFTER SEARCH FOR LOST HEALTH
Mrs. James Trotter Succumbed at Reno, Neb., on Friday
HUSBAND REACHES BEDSIDE IN TIME
Remains will Arrive Here Tuesday, It is Now Expected
Following an extended illness during the latter part of which she sought health in the west, visiting in Oregon, California and Nevada, Mrs. Emma Trotter, 46 years of age, wife of James A. Trotter, a prominent local business man, died in Reno of the latter state on Friday (February 9, 1912).
At her bedside were her husband, who left here last Wednesday and her children, Donald and Bessie, both of who had been her companions while away.
She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Shaffer, of Salem, and was married 23 years ago, and after her marriage lived for a time in Calcutta, and later removed to this city where Mr. Trotter has been engaged in business.
Prominent in Church
She was an ardent member of the First Presbyterian church and was particularly active in religious work.
Surviving her are her husband and two children, Donald and Bessie. Three brothers, one residing in Findley, O., and two brothers Ross and Floyd Shaffer, of Portland, Ore., besides two sisters, Mrs. C. P. Miller of Reno, Nev., and Mrs. John Green of Portland, Ore., who were at the bedside at the time of her death.
Will Arrive Tuesday
The remains will arrive late Tuesday, via the Y. & O. railroad.
The body will be taken to the home on Grant street.
The funeral arrangements will be made later.