DEATH OF CLARA LOUISE (OLCOTT) TRIPP
November 18, 1920 - North Vernon Sun
MRS. ROGER TRIPP DIES IN CALIFORNIA
The body of Mrs. Roger Tripp, age 27, who died at her home in Arlington, California is expected to arrive here Saturday.
It is understood the funeral will be held Sunday from the residence of A. A. Tripp.
Mr. and Mrs. Tripp left here more than a year ago to live in California. Mrs. Tripp's health failed following an attack
of influenza. Surviving are the husband, a child, parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Olcott.
The death of Mrs. Tripp came as a shock to this community. She was born and raised here and was numbered among the city's
estimable and intellectual young ladies.
November 25, 1920 - North Vernon Sun
FUNERAL FOR MRS. ROGER TRIPP
Mrs. Roger A. Tripp, more familiarly known by her maiden name, Clara Louise Olcott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Olcott,
died at Arlington, California, Nov. 13, and was buried in the city cemetery at North Vernon Sunday afternoon Nov. 21.
Her death is a loss not only to her husband, parents and immediate friends but to the community at large.
She was a woman of rare attainments. She was highly educated, having passed through the common schools and first year high
school at Elizabethtown, Kentucky, of which her father was superintendant. She completed her high school course in this city, graduating in 1911, in a
class of 21.
She then completed the college course at Central Normal College.
Having a desire to take up physical training she later graduated from North American Gymnasium Union of Indianapolis. For
two years following she had charge of the training department in the public schools at Indiana Harbor.
She was married to Roger A. Tripp, September 7, 1918.
After Mr. Tripp was discharged from the army they took up their residence in Arlington, California. To them was born a son,
Edward Arnold, March 9, 1920.
From this time till her death, Mrs. Tripp gradually failed in health. For the time being at least, little Edward Arnold will
make his home with Mrs. Albert Tripp.
The funeral services were conducted at the Tripp residence by Mrs. Martin, of Indianapolis and the Rev. C. P. Gibbs.
Quite a large number of relatives from a distance of both families attended the funeral. The floral designs, tokens of love
and sympathy were most beautiful.
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