CULLINAN, Catherine 1859-1928
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/27/2015 at 16:26:05
Mrs. Patrick Cullinan Dead
Just before going to press we learn that Mrs. Patrick Cullinan passed away at St. Francis hospital, Waterloo, last night.
No further particulars were available as we go to press.
Mrs. Cullinan has been in the hospital for two or three weeks following a recent operation.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 8 November 1928, pg 7
Obituary of Mrs. Cullinan
Catherine Flaherty was born in County Waterford, Ireland, in the year 1856 and came to this country when nineteen years of age.
She was married at Delavan, Ill., in 1884 to Patrick Cullinan, and they came to Grundy county in 1899 and have continued to reside here since that time.
Six children came to bless this union, two of whom preceded the mother in death. Besides the husband and father, the four remaining children are John, Mary and Edward, of this city, and Mrs. Eugene Hulne, of Kent, Minn. Besides these there is one grandchild and one sister.
Mrs. Cullinan was an affectionate wife and an indulgent mother and regarded her home and family above everything else in this world. She was a good neighbor and kind friend to all.
Mrs. Cullinan passed away at St. Francis hospital in Waterloo, Iowa, at eleven o'clock on Wednesday night, November 7th, 1928, at the age of 72 years.
Funeral services were held from Sacred Heart church in Grundy Center on Saturday morning, Nov. 10th, at ten o'clock, Rev. Father Boyle in charge of the services. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery west of town.
Those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mrs. Mary Murray, a sister, of Toulon, Ill.; Mrs. H. A. Flemming, Breckinridge, Minn.; Edward Murray, Sterling, Ill.; John Murray, Rock Falls, Ill.; Thomas Cullinan, Delavan, Ill.; John Cullinan, Omaha, Neb.; Thomas and William Connell, Waterloo, Iowa.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 November 1928, pg 7
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