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LAMM, Arrena - 1855 - 1923

LAMM, BROWNING, BONWELL, MILLER

Posted By: Colette Miles (email)
Date: 7/3/2017 at 13:17:43

Coon Rapids Enterprise - Carroll, Iowa, - March 23, 1923
Mrs. Arrena Lamm, mother of C. C. and T. T. Browning, died yesterday afternoon, having been confined to her bed for two weeks or more with pneumonia. A long life is thus ended.
She was among the pioneer settlers of the locality, and was the sister of Mrs. J. C. Bonwell, deceased, and of Isaiah Miller, still living. No announcement has been made of time of funeral.
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MRS. ARRENE LAMM PASSES TO REWARD
Aged Mother and Neighbor Called at Close of Long Illness
AN EARLY SCHOOL TEACHER
A Pioneer of Audubon County But Many Years Home at Coon Rapids
Funeral services of Mrs. Arrena Lamm were onducted Saturday afternoon by Rev. Koehler in the M. E. church and in the presence of a large number of friends. The deceased was a most excellent woman and highly esteemed by her neighbors. She made a long fight against pneumonia with which she was afflicted, but her advanced years was against her recovery though she had the best of care possible. Rev, Koehler spoke tenderly of the deceased, of her kindness of heart and good christian life, comparing her life to words found in 38 verse of Acts, 10 chapter: "Going about doing good."
The following obituary was read by the pastor .
Arrena M. Browning Lamm, daughter of Jacob and Eliza Miller, was born in Highland county, Ohio, January 10, 1855, moved with her father to Marion county, Iowa, in 1808, her mother having died the previous year Married to Charles Henry Browning at Carroll, Iowa, in April, 1870, to which union was born two sons,
Charles Clay and Talmage T., with whom she was left a widow in 1880 in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. She was married to Adam Lamm in 1890 who was a companion to her and a father to her said sons until January 18th, 1898, when he passed on to the other world, and since that time she made a home for each of her sons until their marriage, and since then has lived alone in Coon Rapids, Iowa, until Saturday, March 3rd, 1923, when she became ill with pneumonia which she battled with for nineteen days, She was (wrinkle in paper) for at her home during (wrinkle in paper) ness by Mrs. J. G (wrinkle in paper) Grohe, Dr. H F (wrinkle in paper) her two sons, friends and neighbors until her death at 3.30 p. m. March 22nd, 1923 aged 68 years, 2 months and twelve days.
In her girlhood days and also during widowhood she taught school, there being many who have received a part of their education from her. She was a successful teacher and a kind friend to children. She denied herself many necessary and pleasures in order to be congenial to others. She was always kind a and unselfish, but has endured many hardships, and has at all times been self supporting and successful in all her undertakings until the last, when her life went out.
When a child she embraced the Christian religion and was one among the first members of the Methodist Episcopal church of Viola Center, Iowa, and continued a faithful member until the end of life, placing her membership in the Coon Rapids church when moving to the city While her life on this earth is ended, she still liveth Her life and deeds will long be remembered by relatives and friends.

She leaves surviving her, two sons and their wives, Charles Clay and Molly, Talmage T. and Katherine; three grand children, Neola Browning, Robert Browning and Charles Clay Browning, Jr., also two brothers, Isaiah Miller of Council Bluffs, Iowa, N F. Miller of Knoxville, Iowa, also three sister-in-laws, Leah Browning,
Alexandra, Ohio, and Candis Miller of Malvern, Iowa, Candis Miller of Knoxville, Iowa, and one brother-in- (continued on page 8)
MRS. ARRENE BROWNING-LAMM
(continued from pace one)
law, John C. Bonwell of Viola Center, Iowa and fifteen nieces and nephews The following was. the deceased's favorite poem.

A Little More Cross
A little more cross and a little
less creed,
A little more beauty of brotherly
deed;
A little more bearing of things to
be borne,
With faith in the infinite triumph
of morn.
A little less doubt and a little more
do
Of the simple,- sweet service each
day brings to view;
A little more cross, with its beau
tiful light,
Its lesson of love and its message
of right;
A little less sword and .a little
more rose
To soften the struggle and lighten
the blows;
A little more worship,'a little more
prayer,
With the balm of its income to
brighten the care;
A little more song and a little less
sigh,
And a cherry' good-day to the
friends that go by. '
A little more cross and a little more
trust
In the bauty that blooms like a
rose out of dust;
A little more lifting the load of
another,
A little more thought for the life
a brother;
A little more dreaming, a little more
laughter,
A little more'childhood, and sweet- j
ness thereafter;
A little more cross 'and a little
hate,
With love in the lands and a rose
the gate.


 

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