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Mary McGee Munson, 1876-1965


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/23/2009 at 07:30:54

Mrs. Mary Munson Dies

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Munson, 89, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Home in Estherville from complications of advanced age.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuhrman Funeral Home Rev. William R. Noland officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Munson was born March 15, 1876, near Livermore in Humboldt county, one of 19 children of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore McGee.

Her mother and father were of pioneer stock who migrated to the Midwest and settled on a claim as a reward for service in the Civil War. The families of both Mr. and Mrs. Munson originally came from New England.

Mrs. Munson was married Dec. 23, 1896, to Earnest Munson at Humboldt. He preceded her in death May 22, 1949.

The early years of their married life were spent faming near Humboldt. In 1908 they moved to Humboldt where Mr. Munson was employed by Mineral Springs Bottling Works.

In 1916 they moved to Estherville where Mr. Munson purchased the Crystal Springs Bottling Works, now Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., owned by his youngest son, Richard Munson.

Surviving are three sons, Cecil H. Munson of Washington, D. C., Homer C. Munson of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Richard M. Munson of Estherville; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister Alma McGee of Tacoma, Wash.; and a brother, Frank McGee of Worthington, Minn.

She was a member of Woman's club and Service Star Legion.

Friends may call at Fuhrman Funeral Home from 7 p..m. today until time of the services Wednesday afternoon.

Pallbearers are Earl Hornby, George W. Booth, Clyde Sanborn, Donald W. Christensen, Irvin Munson and Dale Dahl.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, December 6, 1965.


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