Myrtle Alice Riggs, 1883-1905
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/12/2009 at 18:40:36
Death Of Miss Riggs
At the age of twenty-one years, six months and six days and after a lingering consumptive illness occurred, on Wednesday morning last, the death of Miss Myrtle Riggs at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Riggs. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock from the M. E. church, Rev Ginn officiating and the burial was made in the East cemetery this city. For about one year deceased had been suffering from the illness that caused her death and during the last three or four months she was unable to leave her room. In their sorrow the parents are among the early settlers of this city, have the sympathy of many friends.
Contributed by: Doreene Hansen.
Source: Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; June 7, 1905.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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