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Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Mustain Page (1871-1936)


Posted By: Karen Brewer (email)
Date: 5/19/2021 at 07:23:31

The Osceola Tribune, Osceola, Iowa
August 25, 1936, Page 6

Mary Elizabeth Mustain Page
Known to her friends as Mollie

Mary Elizabeth, oldest daughter of Nathan and Almeda Page Mustain, was born February 22nd, 1871, near Blandinsville, Illinois, and her home until sixteen years of age, departed this life on the twentieth day of August 1936, at her home south of Osceola, Iowa, at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 28 days.

On the 27th day of August 1902, she was united in marriage to Silas Elmer Page. Mrs. Page was the loving mother of nine children, two dying in infancy. The living children are: Nola Ramsey of Van Wert; Basil of Jamison; Bernice Mugavero of Ridgefield, Connecticut; Louise Cooper of Fort Des Moines; Burdell of Chariton, Almeda Reish of Weldon, and Hubert who lives at home.

At an early age, she joined the Baptist church in Illinois and remained as close to the Lord as time would permit. She was ever loving to her husband and family and always wishing she could do more for her family and friends. Mrs. Page leaves to mourn her departure besides her husband and children, her father, who is very ill and lives in Fleming, Colorado, her sisters Mattie Dillon of Lineville, Iowa, Ethel McColl of St. Edward, Nebraska, Alta Kernahan of Des Moines, and Beulah Gould of Murray, Iowa. Her brothers are Bruce and Bernard of Lemoore, Calif., and Earl who lives near Fleming, Colo. Three brothers and her mother have passed on before.

Mrs. Page will be greatly missed by her husband and children and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held from the Church of Christ, Sunday at 2:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. F. C. McCallon.

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hamilton of Indianola and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller of Jamison sang 3 selections, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," City Four Square" and Going Down the Valley." Messrs. Robert Funston, Henry Frederick, Jake Hart, Chas. Rork and Warren Freeman served as pallbearers.

Interment was made in Liberty cemetery.


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