EYGABROAD, Edith 1874-1950
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/10/2012 at 16:15:16
Funeral Services For Mrs. Eygabroad held Tuesday
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Andrew Anderson home and later at the Second Christian Reformed church for Mrs. George Eygabroad who died Friday night of a stroke at the Anderson home.
She was born Oct. 16, 1874 at Fredericksburg and was married to George Eygabroad on Nov. 27, 1895 in Grundy Center.
The couple spent all of their life on a farm near Grundy Center except the last fifteen years which were spent north of Wellsburg.
Mrs. Anderson [sic] was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 24, 1939. One daughter, Ruth, preceded her in 1908.
Survivors are her two daughters, Mrs. Andrew Anderson of Wellsburg and Mrs. Samuel Heronimus of Waterloo. There are also 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren among the survivors.
Interment was in the Grundy Center cemetery.
Mrs. Eygabroad was baptized in the M. E. Church and made profession of her faith in that church in 1891. In May, 1937, her church membership was transferred to the Second Christian Reformed church of Wellsburg.
--Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 16 November 1950
Mrs. G. Eygabroad Died Friday Night
Mrs. George Eygabroad died last Fri. night at her home northwest of Wellsburg. She was 76 years old on the 16th of last month.
She suffered a stroke Friday evening and died a few hours later.
Mrs. Eygabroad's maiden name was Edith Emma Bloxham. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Bloxham. She was born at Fredericksburg, Iowa, Oct. 16th, 1874. At an early age her parents moved to a farm a mile and a half southwest of Grundy Center, where she grew to womanhood.
On Nov. 27, 1895, Edith Bloxham and George Eygabroad were married at Grundy Center. They began housekeeping on a farm near Grundy Center. They lived on farms in that vicinity until 1937 when they moved to the farm northwest of Wellsburg. Mr. Eygabroad died Oct. 24, 1939, and he was buried in the cemetery at Grundy Center.
Surviving are two daughters. They are Mrs. Andrew Anderson with whom the mother had been living during the latter part of her life and Mrs. Sam Heronimus from Waterloo. One daughter Ruth died in 1908.
Funeral services were held at the home at 12:30 on Tuesday and later at the Second Christian Reformed church in Wellsburg. Burial was by the side of the husband in the cemetery at Grundy Center. Rev. John Olthoff conducted the last rites.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 November 1950, pg 10
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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