Merced Express, September 27, 1901
Death of Mrs. Florence L. Saunders.
Mrs. Florence Lacelle Saunders, wife of W. I. Saunders, died at her home near this city Tuesday last after an illness of several days. Her death is a very sad one and much regretted by friends and acquaintances. During her illness she had the best medical and surgical skill that could be had, but her death was unavoidable. The deceased was a native of Paris, Monroe county, Missouri, and was 35 years of age. Her maiden name was Florence Lacelle , and she was married to Mr. Saunders at the home of her parents in Missouri on the 4th of October last. She was a lady who was esteemed very highly by every one who knew her and was a loving and devoted wife. The funeral took place from Bethel M. E. Church, Wednesday afternoon.
Contributed by: Thomas Hilk