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Lilly B. Trimble Willey 1862-1898


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/1/2012 at 21:59:07

Mrs. I.G. Willey died very suddenly this morning at her home Ellsworth township. She was a daughter of J.B. Trimble. Full particulars next week. (Emmet County Republican, Estherville, IA, June 16, 1898)

Obituary of Mrs. I.G. Willey
Lillie B. Trimble was born August 13, 1862 in Ohio. When but a child she came with her parents to Washington county, Iowa. She was united in marriage to I.G. Willey January 30, 1884. They came to Emmet county in the fall of 1891, where, by hard work, they made for themselves a comfortable home. She was converted at the age of sixteen and joined the M.E. church, of which her husband and two daughters are members. She was always a willing and faithful worker for her master. In her home she was all that the one word “mother” means. Even seeking, regardless of self or ease to help others, until suddenly called to her home above on June 16, 1898 She leaves a husband, two little daughters, father, mother, four sisters, an only brother and many friends to mourn her loss. But our loss is her gain.

The services were held at the home by her pastor on Friday, at 11 p.m., and the form, followed by a large concourse of neighbors, and friends, was laid to rest in the west side cemetery. (Weekly Northern Vindicator, Estherville, IA, June 23, 1898)


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