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Gladys Hatland Partello, 1898-1925


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/9/2010 at 20:17:23


Formerly Miss Gladys Hatland, of This City--Had Been Ill For Over Two Years

After an illness of two years, Mrs. Dewey Partello passed away at her home in Spirit Lake on Sunday, June 14th. After being taken ill Mrs. Partello went to the Oakdale Hospital In Iowa City for treatment but her condition was such that in spite of medical aid and attention it was impossible for her to recover. A year ago she returned to her home and since that time has been confined to her bed. All the loving care and medical attention possible was given her but her condition was beyond help. Miss Gladys Hatland, daughter of Ben Hatland, who resides north of this city, was born in Huxley, Iowa, on December 21, 1898. While yet a young girl she moved with her father to this county, her mother having passed away a few years before. She attended the public schools in this city and later was graduated from the music department at Waldorf College at Forest City, Iowa. She returned to this city and taught music to a number of students here. On July 20, 1919, she Was United in marriage with D. L. Partello, local express driver. They resided here until November, 1923, when they moved to Spirit Lake where they have since resided. One child was born to this happy family, Artis Viola, four years old. Deceased was a quiet, unassuming young lady, loved and appreciated by all who knew her. She had a deep interest in her home and was always ready to sacrifice her share for the benefit of her family. Early in her life she was confirmed in the Lutheran faith and she remained true to the creed of her church throughout her life on this earth. During her illness she bore her sufferings patiently, never complaining of her lot in this life. Funeral services were held from the Norwegian church in this city on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Marsh, of Spirit Lake, officiating. Interment was made in Oak Hill Cemetery. Besides her devoted husband and daughter she is survived by her father, Ben Hatland, six sisters. Mrs. Edna Romsa, of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Mrs. Fred Ankrum, Cala, Helen, Lillian and Marian, all in this county. Also twobrothers, Howard and Raymond, both of Estherville. Two brothers and one sister, besides her mother, preceded her in death. The sympathy of the entire community is extended to the bereaved family and relatives in their hours of sorrow.

Source: Estherville Democrate, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; June 24, 1925.


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