Ellen Agnes Doyle Maine 1891-1964
MAINE, DOYLE, KELLY, KEOGH
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/9/2011 at 17:15:04
Mrs. Maine Dies Shortly After Rosary
Mrs. Norman (Ellen Agnes) Maine 73, for many years a resident of Estherville, died last night about 11 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Patrick Kelly of Triboji Beach, West Lake Okoboji.
Mrs. Maine had just returned from a rosary service held for her nephew, Richard Keogh. Her death was attributed to a heart attack.
Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Reese Funeral Home, and Requiem High Mass will be sung Thursday at 10 a.m. by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. James H. Duhigg. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at Reese Funeral Home from Wednesday at 2 p.m. until 9 a.m. Thursday.
Born Feb. 18, 1891, at Tipton, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Doyle. She received her education in the Spirit Lake and Estherville schools, her parents having moved to the Spirit Lake area when she was a young girl. They later moved to Estherville.
Ellen Doyle taught in rural schools of Emmet County prior to her marriage Oct. 23, 1918, to Norman Maine. For many years Maine was owner-operator of the Star Lumber Mill here.
While living in Estherville, Mrs. Maine was Emmet County Democratic committeewoman, a member of St. Patrick’s Church, later transferring her membership to St. Mary’s Church in Spirit Lake; she was a past grand regent of the Catholic Daughters of America, past state president of the Service Star Legion, past president of the local Altar and Rosary Society, member of the American Legion Auxiliary and, since moving to Spirit Lake to make her home with the Kellys, Mrs. Maine had been a member of the Rosary Society of St. Mary’s Church and a member of that parish.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Patrick Kelly of Triboji Beach, one son, Thomas of Deming, N.M., 10 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Cletus Keogh of Spirit Lake.
Preceding her in death were her husband, a sons, James; two children who died in infancy, her parents, a brother, Maurice, for whom the local American Legion Post is named, and two sisters. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, December 29, 1964)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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