Mrs. Caroline Durkee, age seventy-eight, died at 9 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ellen Shelton, 2411 Doniphan avenue. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Ellen Shelton of St. Joseph, Mrs. R. L. Limerick of Savannah, Mo., and Mrs. W. L. Trewett of Maryville, Mo., and by a son, E. C. Durkee of Granby, Mo. Savannah, Mo., was her home and the body will be taken there for burial.

Source: St. Joseph News-Press, 2 April 1912, p. 6.