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Myrtle Marie Clark Elliott Hardecopf 1902-1944


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/18/2014 at 18:41:13

Mrs. Hardecopf, Dolliver, Dies; Ill Six Months
Mrs. Albert Hardecopf of Dolliver died this morning at her home after an illness of six months. Funeral arrangements have not been made pending word from relatives.

Mrs. Hardecopf, wife of the mayor of Dolliver, is a member of the American Legion auxiliary and has been active in community affairs.

She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Guilberta Elliott, who lives at home, her mother, Mrs. Harry Steebert of Dunnell, Minn., and a number of brothers and sisters. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, February 11, 1944)

Dies At Dolliver
Mrs. Albert Hardecopf is Laid to Rest After An Illness of a Year
Myrtle Marie Clark was born August 18 [?], 1902 at Tama, Iowa and passed away at her home in Dolliver, Iowa, Friday, February 11, 1944 at 3:30 a.m. following an illness of nearly a year.

On February 19, 1927 she was married to Albert Hardecopf at Fairmont, Minnesota. Surviving in addition to her husband, are one daughter, Miss Guilberta Elliot, at home, her mother, Mrs. Harry Freeburg of Dunnell, Minnesota, one sister, Mrs. James Elliott, of Marshalltown, Iowa, five brothers, Lawrence Clark of San Benito, Texas, Lee Clark of San Francisco, California, Cecil Clark of Marshalltown, Albert Clark of Dunnell, Minnesota, and Leonard Clark in the U.S. Army in Iran.

Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in the Community Methodist church in Dolliver with the Rev. C.L. Day officiating. Mrs. James H. Smith, Mrs. James Stillman and Mrs. Galen Weber sang “Jesus, Saviour, Pilot Me,” “One Sweetly Solem Thought” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Pallbearers were W.L. Pope, James H. Smith, Paul Anderson, George McKean, A.L. O’Sell and Harold Laffey. In charge of flowers were Mrs. O.P.Stow, Mrs. V.L. Whalen, Mrs. Kenneth Seely and Mrs. Edgar Kleen.

The American Legion Auxiliary, of which Mrs. Hardecopf was a member, attended in a body.

Burial was in Lincoln Township Cemetery near Dolliver. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, February 17, 1944)

Mrs. Albert Hardekopf of Dolliver, Ia., died Friday. She was a daughter of Mrs. Harry Freeburg. Mr. and Mrs. Freeburg and Mrs. Jennie Dahlstrom plan to attend the funeral Monday at Dolliver. She was the wife of the mayor of Dolliver and prominent in the American Legion Auxiliary. One daughter Gilberta Elliott survives. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, February 17, 1944)


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