Mrs. Naomi Rhodes was born in Oneida County, New York, June 28, 1855. September 6, 1872 she was united in marriage to Milton Rhodes. They moved to Minnesota in 1878, locating at Meriden where they resided for five years, then moving to Wasioja. Her husband preceded her in death in September, 1926. She died December 14, 1943 at the home of Mrs. Ann Maas in Wasioja, at the age of 88 years,5 months and 16 days.
One son, George Rhodes of Crosby survive her, also two grandsons, two great granddaughters, two brothers Frank House of Rochester, Minnesota, and Sander (Lysander) House of Buffalo, MO.
Funeral services were at the Wasioja Church Friday, December 17, at 2 P.M. Rev D. S. Tryon officiated. Interment was in Wasioja cemetery.