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Maude C. Voss Perkins 1881-1933


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 11/27/2010 at 13:51:39

Mrs. S. Perkins Dies Sun. Eve
Services to Be Held Here Wednesday

Mrs. Sam Perkins, 52, of Estherville, died Sunday [March 26, 1933] night at the Perkins farm home two miles south of Estherville

Funeral services will be held at two o’clock Wednesday at the Methodist church, the Rev. W. A. Winterstein officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill cemetery.

She is survived by Mr. Perkins, her parents, James Voss of Clearfield and Mrs. Susan Voss of Creston; four sisters, Mrs. Thomas Bicknell of Saskatchewan, Can., Mrs. Ethey Bye and Mrs. Leta Hunt of Creston, and Mrs. Grace Monk of Clearfield; two brothers, Ed Voss of Danville, Ill., and Verne Voss of Chicago; a son, Harry and a daughter, Velma.

Mrs. Maude C. Perkins was born January 8, 1881 in Arnby, Ind., the daughter of James and Susan Widener Voss. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, March 28, 1933)

Maud C. Voss, daughter of J. W. and Susan A. Voss was born at Amboy, Ind., Jan. 8th, 1881 and died at her home near Estherville March 26, 1933 aged 53 years, 2 months and 16 days.

When 8 years of age she moved with her parents to near McCook, Neb. In 1894 she came to Clearfield, Iowa. In the year 1905 she was married to Samuel Perkins.

To this union were born four children, Gladys, Virgil and Maxine dying in infancy, and Harry E. Perkins who with his family lives at home. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, one son, Harry and daughter Velma, also her father, mother, four sisters and two brothers. Mary H. Bicknell of Sutherland, Sask., Canada; Ethel F. Bye and Lela M. Lunt of Creston; Grace M. Monk of Clearfield; Vance V. Voss, of Chicago; and Edward of Danville, Ill. One brother and one sister preceded her in death. Besides the immediate family, one grandson and 17 nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was a devoted wife and mother, and for many years, a patient sufferer, being always of a cheerful disposition.

Only two sisters were able to attend the funeral, Mrs. Grace Monk of Clearfield and Mrs. Lela Hunt of Creston.

Funeral services were held at the M.E. church of Estherville Wednesday in charge of Rev. WinterStein. Burial took place at Oak Hill cemetery, beside little Maxine. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, March 30, 1933)


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