Class of 1914

Maude (Yoce) Henriksen

October 30, 1893 – January 23, 1979

Mrs. Maude Henriksen, 85, 1010 Cedar street, died at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday at Perry Memorial hospital where she was admitted Jan. 18.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist church with Rev. Bill Higgins, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Parker Funeral home.

Born Oct. 30, 1893, in Sedgwick county, Kan., she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Yoce. She came to the Perry community in 1900 with her parents. She was a graduate of Perry high school and attended Oklahoma State university and Edmond Teachers college.

Mrs. Henriksen taught school at 4-D school in the Polo community and at Pikes Peak school in southern Noble county. She and Henry Henriksen were married April 14, 1919, at Perry. He preceded her in death March 4, 1973.

She was a member of the United Methodist church and the Women’s Society of Christian Service, now known as the United Methodist Women. She also was a member of the Ellis-Jirous American Legion auxiliary.

Survivors include two nieces, Mrs. Juanita Groom Hand, Perry; and Mrs. Ona Margaret Thompson, Beaverton, Ore.; one nephew, Billy Bruce Henriksen, Oklahoma City; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth Dayton, Perry.