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Mary Sullivan Carr 1904-1939


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/11/2011 at 01:43:15

Mother of Five Dies
Mrs. George Carr, 34, Dies Tuesday; Funeral at Saint Patricks Church Today
Mr. George Carr, 343, passed away Tuesday [April 4, 1939] afternoon at the Carr home east of town.

The family had been under quarantine for diphtheria for sometime, although Mrs. Carr’s death was caused from a throat infection and not diphtheria. She had been ill only ten days.

A mass for Mrs. Carr was conducted this morning at the St. Patrick’s Catholic church by the Rev. Father J. J. Keane. Private funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. at the home with the Rev. Father Keane of the Catholic church officiating. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery at Bancroft.

Catholic friends wishing spiritual bouquets may get them at the Sternborg funeral home.

Those left to mourn the death of Mrs. Carr besides her husband and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sullivan of Lincoln, Neb.; three sons, Harold, Dennis and Eugene, and two daughters, Helen and Delores all at home; one sisters, Mrs. John Zedna of Lincoln, Neb.; and three brothers, Barth, Thomas and Sylvester Sullivan, all of Lincoln, Neb. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, April 6, 1939)

Mrs. Geo. Carr, 34, Died on Tuesday After Short Illness
Funeral services for Mrs. George Carr, 34, who died at her farm home, 2 ˝ miles east of Estherville Tuesday afternoon were held at the home of 10:30 this morning. The Rev Father J. J. Keane officiated at the services, which were private. Burial was at Bancroft.

Mrs. Carr was born on August 4, 1904 at Lincoln, Nebr., and was married August 27, 1929 at Ledyard, where she and her husband lived for a time. They also lived near Bancroft, coming to this vicinity last March. She had been ill only ten days prior to her death.

Surviving Mrs. Carr are her husband, three sons, Dennis, Harold and Eugene and two daughters, Helen and Delores, all at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sullivan of Lincoln, Nebr.; one sister and three brothers. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, April 6, 1939)

Note: per cemetery records, buried at St. Patrick's in Estherville


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