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Turner, Mae (Mill) 1878-1946


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 5/29/2007 at 21:59:39

Funeral Was Held Friday For Mrs. Harry Turner

Funeral services were held in the Community Presbyterian church Friday afternoon for Mrs. Harry N. Turner, 68, who had passed away last Wednesday morning at Postville hospital following a brief illness. The Rev. Eldon L. Seamans officiated and interment was in Wagner cemetery.

Mae Mill, daughter of John R. Mill and Sarah Gilbert Mill, was born on April 19, 1878, in New York State. After the death of her mother, she moved with her father to Schaller, Iowa, when she was four years old.

On December 17, 1902, she was united in marriage with Harry N. Turner and moved to Clayton county, first to the Luana community and in 1923 to Grand Meadow township, south of Postville, which had since been her home.

Mrs. Turner was a member of the Presbyterian church.

She is survived by her husband and six children, Joyce (Mrs. Kenneth J. Kerr), Harold, Ruth, Lois, (Mrs. Ewald Brandt), Dale and Boyd; also 14 grandchildren, all living in the Postville community.

Relatives here from a distance to attend the services included E. L. Turner and Mr. and Mrs. Eli Temonson of Grand Meadow, Minn., Mrs. Alfred Nichols and Linnie of Waterloo; Mrs. Lloyd Johnson of Cedar Falls, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Meinken of Aurora, and Ed. Wirkler and Janet of Monona.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping, hand dated 1946, from my mother's obituary collection. Submitter has no further information.


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