From the Chippewa Falls Daily Independent, Tuesday, May 16, 1905. Michael Powers was the husband of Johanna Hogan Powers, a daughter of Patrick and Johannah Hogan:


At 10 o'clock last night, at St. Joseph's hospital, occurred the death of Michael Powers, one of Chippewa's respected citizens and pioneers. He had been ill for some time and yesterday afternoon was taken to the hospital.

Mr. Powers was born in Ireland about 66 years ago. He was a resident of Chippewa Falls for the past 46 years. Six daughters and two sons survive. They are: Mrs. John R. Trudell, Mrs. James Lavelle, Mrs. Dennis Quinlan, Mrs. Tom Morris, Katherine, Agnes; John and Joseph Powers.