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Jennie J. Willison Green 1865-1938


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 3/15/2011 at 23:39:52

Mrs. R. H. Green Died Suddenly Last Friday
Mrs. R. H. Green died suddenly Friday morning after a brief illness of two days. Her health had not been the best for the past two years but her condition was never considered serious.

Mr. and Mrs. Green have lived in this city for the past 20 years and both have ben very active in church work, members of the Methodist church.

Mrs. Green was born in Maquoketa Nov. 16, 1865. She was united to R. H. Green, Jan. 16, 1895.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the home and at 2:30 p.m. at the Methodist church, Rev. Fred W. Ortmeyer officiating. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 29, 1938)

Mrs. Green is Buried Monday
Prominent Estherville Woman Had Been Ill For Only Two Days – Lived Here Twenty Years
Death came suddenly for Mrs. R. H. Green following an illness of only two days. While Mrs. Green had not been in extremely good health for the past two years, she had not been seriously ill until the day preceding her death.

Mrs. Green was well known in Estherville having lived here for the past twenty years. She was active in the affairs and organizations of the Methodist church, of which she had been a lifelong member.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2:00 in the home and 2:30 in the Methodist Episcopal church. The service was read by the Reverend Fred W. Ortmeyer. Special music was furnished by a mixed quartette composed of Mrs. Joe Hoye, Mrs. Walter Schildknecht, Frank Sutton and Edwin Burt. Pallbearers were John Lilley, George Robb, John Smith, Fred Robinson, Walter Schultz and Chas. Bixby.

Mrs. Green was born Nov. 16, 1865 at Maquoketa, Ia. She was married to R. H. Green on Jan. 16, 1895. They lived at Boyd and Terril, moving to Estherville in 1920, where she resided up to the time of her death.

Surviving here are her husband, four sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Eads and Mrs. Fred Crabb of Baldwin, Mrs. John Kuhn of Flandreau, South Dakota and Mrs. Wm. Knoll of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and two brothers, John Willison of Baldwin and Jacob Willison of West Union. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, September 27, 1938)


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