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Vinton ?; May 3, 1910
MRS. CHARLES SEE
Alice Kline See

Mrs. Charles See, of Mt. Auburn,
Passed Away Sunday Afternoon

Mrs. Charles W. See, of Mt. Auburn, passed away Sunday afternoon at her home after an illness of three weeks. She was first taken ill with erysipelas and later pneumonia developed, and all that tender loving hands could do availed nothing and on Sunday afternoon at 3:20 her spirit was called home.

She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband and four children, two boys and two girls, besides her aged father and mother, five brothers and one sister. Mr. and Mrs. See have been living in northern Iowa for a number of years, moving to Mt. Auburn in February.

Mrs. See was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kline of Vinton. She was born in Cedar township September 27, 1873. On September 12, 1892, she was united in marriage to Charles W. See. For the past few years they have been living in O'Brien county, but returned to Benton county two months ago, Mr. See having bought the Kline farm.

The funeral will be held at the Methodist Church in Mt. Auburn, of which the deceased was a faithful member, this morning at 10:30, conducted by her pastor. The body will be brought to Vinton and laid away in Evergreen Cemetery.

{Submitter comment: This is an obituary for my Grandmother, Alice Kline See, who passed away May 1, 1910. I have the copy of a newspaper clipping, but do not know which newspaper it is from.}

Submitted on 15-Aug-2010 by
Carol Browning, lotsadogshere@hotmail.com

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Cedar Valley Times; May 2, 1947
Mrs. Louise B. See Dies in Cedar Rapids
Louisa Belle See

LaPorte City, May 2-Mrs. Louisa Belle See 70, Cedar Rapids resident for the past three years, died in a hospital there Wednesday following a brief illness.

She was born January 30, 1877 near LaPorte City and lived in this vicinity until going to Cedar Rapids. She leaves three daughters: Mrs. Helen Albertsen of Mt, Auburn, Mrs. Marvel Monroe of LaPorte City, Mrs. Lottie Melicher of Cedar Rapids: a son, Myron Huppert of Waterloo, a brother, John Goon of LaPorte City, and a sister Mrs. Alice Kaiser also of LaPorte City. She leaves seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was a member of United Brethren church in Fairview.

Funeral services will be held in the Turner Chapel in Cedar Rapids at 1:00 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. at the Methodist Church in LaPorte City. Burial will be in the Fairview cemetery.

Submitted on 13-Jul-2010 by
Martha Long, Jimartlong@gmail.com

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Progress Review; Jan 2, 1908
DEATH OF AGED WOMAN. --- MRS. MARY SEE DIED AT HOME OF DAUGHTER SUNDAY MORNING. --- Passed Away at Home of Frank Rogers---Had Been in Poor Health for some time. Was 72 Years of Age.---
Mary Lenon See

With the closing days of the old year Mrs Mary See, an aged and well known lady of this vicinity, laid down the burdens of life and on the last day of the year her body was laid to rest by the side of her husband who had preceded her about 10 years. Death occurred early Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Rogers, in LaPorte City. Deceased had been making her home for the past several months with her children, spending most of the time in the homes of her daughters, Mrs. H. C. Unger and Mrs. Frank Rogers. She had been in poor health and at times had been very low. She was very ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Will Farris near Mt. Auburn last summer, but since that time was in her usual health until Tuesday of last week when she was taken ill, and with a complication of troubles and her advanced age she gradually failed until the end came Sunday morning.

For many years the family lived south of La Porte City. During Mrs. See's residence of about 30 years in this vicinity she has had a large circle of acquaintances and was a lady highly esteemed and respected. At the time of her death she was 72 years of age. she was born in Carroll county, Indiana, her maiden name being Mary Lennon. She was married to David See who died 10 years ago last spring. She is survived by nine children, three sons and six daughters. The sons are James and Charles of Primghar and Will of Mt. Auburn. The daughters are Mrs. L.W. Hamilton of Charles City, Mrs. Clarence Abrams of Waterloo, Mrs. H.C. Unger and Mrs. Frank Rogers of La Porte City, Mrs. Jerry Driscoll living southeast of LaPorte City and Mrs. Will Farris living near Mt. Auburn. The body of Mrs. See was taken from the home of Mr. Rogers to the Unger home where short services were held at eleven o'clock Tuesday forenoon, after which the remains were taken to Mt. Auburn where services were held in the ME church, Rev Arthur G Bailey of the La Porte City Presbyterian church conducted the services. The body was buried in the family lot in the Mt. Auburn cemetery by the side of the husband.
Submitted on Apr 15, 2006 by
Sara Stevens Patton, past4me@comcast.net

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