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Effie Ann Conn McClune 1874-1912


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 4/27/2014 at 01:10:03

Mrs. Henry McClune, of Dolliver, while assisting in the repair of the McClune residence, fell from a high ladder and broke two of her ribs besides sustaining serious injuries to her back. She was brought to the hospital in this city, where she was operated upon. She is in a very precarious condition. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, July 17, 1912)

Mrs. McCune Dead
Injured in Fall of Scaffold near Dolliver July 9
Mrs. F.A. McCune, who fell from a scaffold near Dolliver July 9, died in this city yesterday from the effects of the injury received. Everything that medical skill could do was done to relieve the sufferer and endeavor to effect a cure, but to no avail. Her back was broken in the fall and the spinal cord was injured.

The funeral service will be held from the home Thursday afternoon. Burial will be made in the Dolliver cemetery. Mrs. McCune was thirty-eight years of age and leaves a husband, father, brother and sister to mourn her untimely death. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, August 28, 1912)

Good Woman Called
Effie Ann Conn was born in Poweshiek county, Iowa, July 10, 1874, where she spent her childhood days and grew into womanhood. She was united in marriage with Mr. W.H. McCune February 6, 1907 at her childhood home in Poweshiek county. She with her husband moved to their present home soon after their marriage.

When but a young lady she united with the Methodist Episcopal church at Barnes City, Iowa, and continued to live in this faith. She was patient in her suffering and found comfort and peace in him above. She died August 26, 1912, aged 38 years, 1 month and 16 days. Mrs. McCune was a kind and loving wife and mother.

Besides a host of friends she leaves to mourn her loss a husband, a father, two brothers and three sisters. Her mother, two sisters and a brother preceded her to the other shore.

Funeral service was held at Dolliver Thursday and burial made in the Dolliver cemetery. Rev. H.C. Hurd and a chorus went over to have charge of the service. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 4, 1912)


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