CULLINAN, Patrick 1861-1941
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Date: 10/10/2016 at 07:21:52
Pat Cullinan Died Sunday in Hospital
Patrick Cullinan, who had been a resident of Grundy county forty years, died at St. Francis hospital, Waterloo, early Sunday morning. He had been ill about three weeks. Death was due to complications following an attack of influenza. He was taken to the hospital after his condition became serious but no help that hospital doctors could give could prolong life. Had he lived until July 4th he would have been 80 years old.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. Father Leo Entringer were held at the Catholic church in Grundy Center Tuesday forenoon. Burial was by the side of the wife in the Catholic cemetery at Grundy Center.
Mr. Cullinan was a native of Illinois. He was born in Delavan, July 4th, 1861, and grew up there. On Sept. 3rd, 1884, he was married to Kate Flaherty at Delavan. In 1901 the family moved to Grundy county where for a number of years they resided on a farm. In 1909 they sold out on the farm and moved to Grundy Center. He was in the dray business here a number of years and for a time operated a plumbing shop. Later he became interested in a service station in Grundy Center. For a number of years he also served on the Grundy police force.
Mrs. Cullinan died Nov. 7, 1928. Two sons, Martin and Thomas, have also passed away. Surviving are one son, John, of Grundy Center; a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Hulne, Kent, Minn.; a second son, Ed, Grundy Center; and a daughter, Mary, from Strawberry Point.
Relatives and close friends of the family who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hulne and Joan and Mr. and Mrs. Alois Hulne of Kent, Minn.; Mrs. Kate Fleming, of Breckenridge, Minn.; Hazel and Louise Cullinan, Omaha; Tom Connell, Waterloo; Father John Connell, Eldora; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cullinan and Leo and Lawrence Cullinan, Delavan, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Boyle, Mason City; Father Lattiner, Cresco; Father Brickley, Ames; Miss Margaret McMahon, Cresco; Mrs. Albert Hanisch, Waterloo, and a host of friends from Strawberry Point.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 13 March 1941, pg 12
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