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MIDDLETON, Anna 1869–1941


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/12/2013 at 10:05:24

Mrs. Al Middleton, for many years a resident of this community, died at her home in Conrad about 6 o’clock Sunday evening, June 15. She was stricken with a heart attack, which caused her death.

Funeral services were held at the Conrad Methodist church on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. George Biersborn of Liscomb in charge assisted by Rev. E. C. Allen. Burial was in Oakland cemetery at Beaman.

Music was furnished by Mrs. Clyde Newton, Mrs. Ben Frederick and Miss Evelyn Stevens. The casket bearers were F. A. Klinefelter, Jess Hurdle, Verne Fouch, Ray Belz, Harry Verly and Elmer Verly.

Anna Adelaide Middleton, the daughter of Adolph and Rebecca Verly, was born at Fifteen Mile Grove near Lincoln, Iowa May 4, 1869. When she was four years of age her mother died and she went to live with a great aunt at Ottowa, Ill. At the age of 13 years she returned to Iowa to make her home with her father.

In 1889 she was united in marriage to J. B. Rhoades and to this union was born two children, Lester and Edith. In 1904 she was married to Al Middleton of Beaman.

In 1911 the couple moved to Conrad where she has since resided with her husband and their daughter Irene. She was a member of the Methodist church.

She was a faithful wife and mother and her life centered in her home.

She is survived by her widower, three children, Lester Rhoades of Odessa, Texas; Mrs. Joe Clemens of Beaman and Irene at home; and one stepson, Earle Middleton of Kansas City, Missouri; also five grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.


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