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POWERS, Mary 1854-1928


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/28/2015 at 09:04:48

Death of Mrs. Dennis Powers

The remains of Mrs. Dennis Powers were brought here from Fort Dodge, Wednesday, and funeral services were held this (Thursday) forenoon at 9:30 from Sacred Heart church, Rev. Father Boyle officiating. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery west of town beside the husband, who passed away fourteen years ago.

Mrs. Powers was born Mary Mooney, October 3rd, 1854, in Scotland, and was aged 74 years, 2 months and 20 days.

At the age of seventeen she came to America and lived for some years at Boston, later coming to Illinois where she was married in 1890 at Lexington to Dennis Powers.

The family moved to Grundy county in 1900 and lived here until nineteen years ago when they moved to Fort Dodge, and that place has been their residence since.

Mrs. Powers passed away Sunday night at Fort Dodge. She leaves six children to mourn her departure; Harry, Anna, Johanna and Katie, all of Fort Dodge; James, Humboldt; Mrs. Mary Nilles, Miller, So. Dak. There are also eight grandchildren, one brother residing in Fort Dodge, and a sister in Boston.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 27 December 1928, pg 6


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