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Mrs. Frank "Catherine" (Sandercock) Palmer 1852-1919


Posted By: CHERYL MOONEN (email)
Date: 7/27/2022 at 16:16:46

Page 4 of Manchester Press, published in Manchester, Iowa on Thursday, May 8th, 1919

Mrs. Catherine Palmer, widow of the late Frank Palmer, passed away at her home this Saturday, May 3rd, after a period of ill health extending through many months. Her maiden name was Miss Catherine Sandercock and she was born in Illinois January 14, 1852. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sandercock, were among the early pioneers of this county. Mrs. Palmer was born a deaf mute, and her husband Frank Palmer, who preceded her to the grave a few years ago was also a deaf mute.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas of Lakefield, Minn., Walter of Manchester, and Edward, who resided with his mother; two daughters, Mrs. Thalla Waldo of Hanover, N. Dakota, and Mrs. Emma Day of Benton, Wisc. She is also survived by two brothers, John Sandercock of Emmett, Idaho and Samuel of Sioux City.

The funeral was held at the home Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. A. Wiggins. Interment was made beside her husband in Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Palmer was a devoted mother and although a deaf mute was held in the highest esteem by her neighbors and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Sandercock of Sioux City arrived here to attend the funeral of the former sister, Mrs. Palmer.


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