DRAPER, Lillie 1869-1949
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/3/2011 at 12:04:24
Mrs. Fred Draper, Grundy Pioneer, Died Wednesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Fred Draper were held in the Ivester church Saturday.
Lillie Edith Draper, daughter of William F. and Mary Miller, was born Dec. 4, 1869, and departed this life in the Eldora hospital on November 23 after a brief illness. She lived the span of her life in Melrose township, Grundy county, near the place of her birth.
She received her elementary education in the schools of Melrose township. For her normal training she attended Ellsworth college in Iowa Falls, and Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls. She taught in the schools of Grundy county 7 years.
On December 12, 1894, she was united in marriage to Fred Draper. In 1944 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. This union was blessed with three sons and four daughters. A son, Frank Everett, died in infancy. Mr. Draper passed away on November 19, 1947.
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