Date of Death: 8 Feb
Subject: Laura (Killin) Wardlow
Source: Savannah Reporter, 15 Feb 1923
Laura, daughter of Charles and Thursa Killin, was born August 18, 1854 at St. Joseph, and died at her home north of Fillmore, February 9, at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 20 days. When twelve years of age she moved to a place one-half mile from where she resided at the time of her death.
On November 9, 1871, she was united in marriage to Milton Wardlow. To this union were born fourteen children, eight sons and six daughters. She leaves to mourn her death seven sons and one daughter: David A. Wardlow, Savannah; Ira Wardlow, Rea; Walter C. Wardlow and Charles W. Wardlow, both of Kansas City, Kansas; Wesley E. Wardlow, Trenton; Loren M. Wardlow, McCook, Nebraska; Mrs. Ethel Holt and Fred M. Wardlow, both of Fillmore; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one sister Mrs. William Simerly, Fillmore and many other relatives and friends.
On June 4, 1914 she was baptized and later united with the M. E. church under Rev. Wiley. She lived faithful until her death.
The funeral services were held at the M. E. church Friday afternoon at 2:30 by Rev. L. T. Focht. Burial was in the Fillmore cemetery.