Maud Love (Pinckard) Philip

Photo courtesy of photographer Carolyn Duemig
Photo courtesy of photographer Carolyn Duemig

(February 20, 1879 - September 13, 1954)


Lusk Free Lance
September 16, 1954


Maud Philip Passes Away Monday at Manring Convalescent Home; Last Rites Are Held in Edgemont, S. Dak.

Concluding rites for the late Mrs. Maud Philip, wife of the late John Philip, well-known rancher of the Cheyenne River community and Edgemont, S. Dak. vicinity, were held at two o'clock yesterday, (Wednesday) afternoon from the Methodist Church of Edgemont. George Earl Peet of the Peet Mortuary of this city was in charge of funeral directions. Rev. Robert Todd officiated at the rites during which three vocal selections, "Ivory Palaces," "No Night There" and "In the Garden" were offered by Mrs. Paul Russell and Mrs. Marvin Cummings of Edgemont, with Mrs. H. L. Templeton of Edgemont, providing the accompaniment.

Interment was beside the remains of her husband in the family plot in the Edgemont Cemetery with N. H. Ingreham, Albert Gull, Allie Manke, James Coates and Marvin Cummings, all of Edgemont, and Everett Smith of this city bearing the remains to their final resting place. Honorary pallbearers were Andy Sedgwick, Roy Sutherland, Tom Wilson, C. R. Cooksey, J. B. Wickstrom, D. R. Howell, C. K. Calland and Fred Hubbard.

Maud Pinckard was born February 20, 1879, in Ray County, Missouri, the youngest daughter of Reverend and Mrs. Pinckard and died at Lusk, Wyo. September 13, 1954. When she was seven years old, the family moved to Kansas City, where she grew to womanhood. After completing her high school education, she attended business school, and worked as a stenographer.

In 1912, she moved to South Dakota and homesteaded northeast of Edgemont. She worked as a dressmaker in Edgemont, riding out to her homestead on horseback. She was united in marriage to John Philip in April 1914, at Hot Springs, So. Dak. To this union one daughter Maryann was born. The family moved to a ranch on the Cheyenne River in Niobrara County, Wyoming when their daughter was nine months old, returning in 1942 to Fall River county to make Edgemont their home. In June, 1953, she moved to Lusk, where she made her home with her daughter, Maryann Andrews. She spent her last months at the Manring Convalescent Home, where she was being cared for after suffering a stroke.

Mrs. Philip was a faithful and active member of the Methodist Church during her lifetime and was at the time of her death a member of the Methodist Church of Edgemont, So. Dak. While living on the ranch she helped conduct Sunday School, and was deeply interested in the affairs of the rural community. She was a devoted wife and mother, and a staunch and loyal friend.

Mrs. Philip was preceded in death by her husband, John Philip. She leaves to mourn her passing, her daughter, Mrs. C. H. Andrews of Lusk, Wyo., a sister Mrs. Lela Bright of Kansas City, Kans.; four grandsons, Philip James and Marvin Brewster of Lusk, Wyo. and Stanny Brewster, serving in the U.S. Marines; two nephews and a host of friends.


The Lusk Herald
September 23, 1954
Funeral Services Accorded Mrs. Philip Sept. 16


The funeral of Mrs. Maud Love Philip, who died Sept. 13 at the Manring convalescent Home in Lusk, was held Sept. 16 at the Methodist Church, Edgemont.

The Rev. Robert Todd had charge of the service. Mrs. Paul Russell and Mrs. Marvin Cummings, both of Edgemont, sang "Ivory Palaces," "No Night There" and "In the Garden," accompanied by Mrs. H. L. Thompson of Edgemont, at the piano.

Honorary pallbearers were: Andy Sedgwick, Roy Sutherland, Tom Wilson, C. R. Cooksey, J. B. Wickstrom, D. R. Howell, C. K. Calland and Fred Hubbard. Active pallbearers were: M. H. Ingraham, Albert Gull, James Coates, Marvin Cummings and Allie Manke, all of Edgemont, and Everett Smith of Lusk. Interment was in the Edgemont cemetery, with the Peet Mortuary in charge.

Maud Love Pinckard was born Feb. 20, 1879, in Ray County, Mo., the youngest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Pinckard. When she was seven years old the family moved to Kansas City. After completing her high school education, she attended business school and worked as a stenographer.

In 1912, she moved to S. Dak., and homesteaded northeast of Edgemont. She worked as a dressmaaker in Edgemont, riding out to her homestead on horseback. She married John Philip in April, 1914, at Hot Springs. They moved to a ranch on the Cheyenne River in Niobrara County when their daughter was nine months old and lived there until 1942, when they returned to Edgemont. In June, 1953, Mrs. Philip moved to Lusk, where she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Maryann Andrews. She spent her last months at the Manring Convalescent Home after having suffered a stroke.

While living on the ranch, Mrs. Philip was deeply interested in the affairs of the rural community and helped conduct Sunday School. She was long a member of the Methodist Church in Edgemont.

Mrs. Phillip's husband preceded her in death. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. C. H. Andrews of Lusk, a sister, Mrs. Lela Bright, Kansas City, Kans., four grandchildren, Phillip, James and Marvin Brewster of Lusk and Stan Brewster in the U.S. Marines and two nephews.




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