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Abigail Reid, 1867-1927


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/7/2009 at 17:42:09

Had Made Home in Gruver Community for 26 Years -- Funeral Thursday

Mrs. W. S. Reid of Maple Hill died at a local hospital Monday evening [November 21, 1927] after undergoing a serious operation Saturday. She was 60 years, 6 months and four days old at the time of her passing and is survived by her husband and five children, Charlie of Des Moines, Ollie and Will of Maple Hill, Mrs. Roy Merriott of Dolliver, Mrs. Logan Anderson of Gruver and thirteen grandchildren, also her aged father Charlie Firestine and four sisters and three brothers near Lockport, Ill.

Mrs. Reid was born in Illinois. She had resided in the vicinity of her home for 26 years making her home on a farm near Maple Hill the past few years. The sympathy of a host of friends goes to the sorrowing family as Mrs. Reid was well known for her kind and loving deeds to family and friends.

The funeral services will be held from the Presbyterian church at Gruver at two o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rev. Davies of the Presbyterian church at Estherville preaching the funeral sermon. The body will be laid to rest in the East Side cemetery in this city.

Mrs. Reid's father, Charles Firestone, sisters Mrs. John Mahl, Mrs. Luella Stanners, Mrs. Gertrude Balstrode and two brothers Frank and George Firestine of near Lockport, Ill. are expected Thursday morning to attend the funeral services.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, November 23, 1927.


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