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MARTIN, Rose 1867-1924


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/8/2015 at 21:19:56

Mrs. Rose Palmer Martin

Dies at Pittsburg, Kans., and Brought Here for Burial

Rose Palmer was born in Orange township, Black Hawk county, Iowa, June 27th, 1867, and came with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Palmer, to Grundy Center in 1874.

She was married to J. W. Brewer on April 29th, 1887, and to this union eight children were born. They are Glenn, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Lee, Omaha; Morris, Malcolm, Iowa; Ben, Everly, Iowa; Howard, at home; Mrs. Jack Price, Leon, Kan.; Mrs. Jack Stough, Rosholt, So. Dak. All are living except Neil, who died soon after returning from service in the world war.

Having made her home nearly all her life in Iowa, she moved to Pittsburg, Kansas, about three months ago in the hopes of benefiting her health. She passed away there Sunday morning, Feb. 24th, 1924, aged 56 years, 7 months and 27 days.

Her second marriage was to John Martin, at Lynn Grove, Iowa, in 1911.

She leaves to mourn her loss besides her husband, her mother, Mrs. D. A. Palmer, two brothers, Fred, of Mitchell, So. Dak., and Walter, of Fort Dodge; also the children mentioned above and eight grandchildren.

The remains were brought here accompanied by her brother, Walter, and son, Ben. The husband was unable to accompany them. All the children except Glenn are here for the funeral, which takes place at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Martz this (Thursday) afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Geo. Woodall officiating. Burial will be beside her father in the Clark cemetery.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 February 1924, pg 1


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