ALLEN, Margaret Jane 1831-1911
Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 1/24/2013 at 22:28:00
[Waterloo Times Tribune, Thursday, January 26, 1911]
AGED LADY IS DEAD AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
Mrs. M.J. Allen Died Early Yesterday
After Sickness of Two Weeks
Funeral on Friday
At 2:30 o'clock yesterday morning occurred the death of Mrs. Margaret Jane Allen, mother of Birney Allen of the Allen Printing Company, at her home, 1126 Bluff street, after an illness dating back but two weeks ago. Death resulted from bronchial trouble with complications. She was not taken seriously ill until Sunday.
Mrs. Allen has been a resident of the city for the past twelve years and had a host of friends who will regret to learn of her death. She was born in Penn. December 21, 1831, and when a child came to live in Wisconsin with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Pattersen.
She is survived by three children as follows: Miss Ena and Birney of Waterloo and F. M. Allen of Des Moines.
The funeral will probably be held on Friday from the home and the burial will occur in the mausoleum, in Fairview.
Black Hawk Obituaries maintained by Kermit Kittleson.
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