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REIF, Elizabeth 1871-1961


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/5/2010 at 09:41:37

Mrs. Elizabeth Reif Of Ackley Dies in Nursing Home Sat.

Funeral services for Elizabeth E. Reif of Ackley were held at the Brandt Funeral Home in Ackley Tuesday afternoon with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The Rev. Richard Miller, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiated.

Mrs. Reif died at the Burke Nursing Home at Union Saturday evening, June 10 and the age of 89 years and seven months.

She was born in Grundy County, November 3, 1871, the daughter of John and Sophia Getting. In 1892 she and her parents moved to Ackley. She and John Reif were married January 7, 1909 and made their home continuously in Ackley until the latter’s death in 1946. In 1948 Mrs. Reif became a resident of the Presbyterian Home.

She has been a patient at the Nursing Home for the past three months.

Mrs. Reif became a member of the First Presbyterian Church in 1921, and also belonged to the Fellowship Guild and the Ladies Aid. She had been a member of the Chapter BN, of the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1901.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a sister and four brothers.

--Wellsburg Herald, 15 June 1961


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