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Lydia Hodge Frizzell


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 3/11/2011 at 01:25:37

Mrs. D. O. Frizzell Called By Death on Saturday Morning
Popular Lady of This City Sick Only Short Time Funeral Held Monday
The death of Mrs. David O. Frizzell at her home on West Lincoln Street last Saturday morning came as a shock to her many friends in this city. Few knew of her illness which was of short duration. Heart trouble was given as the cause of her death. Mrs. Frizzell had lived in this city for many years and had a large circle of friends and acquaintances, who admired her womanly character and kindly disposition. She will be greatly missed by them.

Lydia Hodge Frizzell was born in Yorkshire, England, February 5th, 1866. She came to this country with her parents at the age of 16 years and located in Cleveland, Ohio, where she lived until the death of her father and mother. She then came to Wright county, Iowa in February 1894 to visit friends. It was here she met and wedded David O. Frizzell, the wedding taking place October 20th, 1894. The happy couple lived on a farm near Galt, Wright county, until 1898 when the moved to Estherville which has been the home of the family. Two children came to bless this union who with their father and husband are left to mourn the loss of mother. They are Jennie A. Frizzell Hotchkiss and Miss Inez. Besides the immediate family there are three brothers, five sisters, Chas. Hodge of New York, Harry and Alfred of Cleveland, Mary Stenhour and Sarah Jane Terrell of Cleveland, Bertha Young of Lorraine, Ohio. Two sisters preceded her to that better land.

Funeral services were held from her late home Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. conducted by her pastor Rev. J. Arthur Hurley of the Union Baptist church. Mrs. Frizzell was a worthy and most faithful member of this congregation. Burial was made in the west side cemetery. The Rebekah lodge had charge of the services at the grave.

The bereaved family have the deepest sympathy of the entire community at this time of sorrow.

Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Ketchum and Mrs. Dan Fletcher of Rowen; Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Weld and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Meeker of Clarion; Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Frizzell, Mrs. Fern Buffer of Dows and Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wilson of Stanwood were here in attendance at the funeral. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, October 19, 1921)

Mrs. D. O. Frizzell Passed Away at Her Home on Lincoln St. After Long Illness
Mrs. Lydia Hodge Frizzell was born in Yorkshire, England, Feb. 5, 1866. She at the age of 16 together with her parents came to this country and located in Cleveland, Ohio, where she continued to live until the death of her father and mother. In February 1894 she came to Wright County to visit friends. October 20th, 1894 she was married to David O. Frizzell, living in Wright County, Iowa, on a farm until October 1, 1898 when she with her husband and little daughter moved to Estherville where they have since resided. To this union two children were born: Mrs. Jennie A. Frizzell Hotchkiss and Miss Inez E. Frizzell, both of this city. Two grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters together with her husband remain to mourn an irreparable loss of a beloved wife, tender and thoughtful mother and an affectionate sister.

Mrs. Frizzell departed this life very early in the morning of October 15. The funeral services were held from her late home on Monday at 2:30 p.m. being conducted by her pastor, Rev. J. Arthur Hurley, pastor of the Union Baptist church of which she was a most worthy and faithful member. The service at the grave in West Side cemetery was in charge of the Rebekah lodge of this city, of which the deceased was a faithful member. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, October 19, 1921)


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