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"The gravesite of Phillip L. and Rosane "Rosa" Dorothy (Eck) Comerford."
Name: Phillip L. Comerford
Birth location: Unknown
Father: Tom Comerford
Mother: Anna (Unknown)
Death location: Unknown
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial date: Unknown
Name: Rosane "Rosa" Dorothy Eck
Born: September 01, 1878
Birth location: Oconee, Shelby County, Illinois.
Father: John E. (Sr.) Eck
Mother: Elizabeth Mary Essler (a/k/a - Elizabeth Mary Eissler)
Died: July 07, 1928
Death location: Christian County, Illinois.
Cause of death: Gangrene in the leg.
Burial date: Unknown
Burial location: Calvary Cemetery, Pana Township, Christian County, Illinois.
Date picture was taken: Circa 2008
Picture Provided by: Mary "Christine" Catherine (Diss) Harris.
Phillip L. Comerford married Rosane "Rosa" Dorothy Eck on February 18, 1902, in Christian County, Illinois.
One morning Rosa went out to gather eggs and bent her nee into the feed box. The feed box broke and her leg became trapped. After about three hours, her son Virgil found her and helped her back to the farmhouse. Her leg never healed and it became worst over time. Several months later she had acquired gangrene in the leg, and she died.
Phillip L. Comerford never married again after the death of his wife. Until his death 21 years later, he continually carried her wedding ring in his pocket.
"Transcript of the above grave marker"
ROSA D. PHILIP L.
1878 - 1928 1880 - 1949
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