RAYBURN, Hazel 1890-1948
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Date: 10/28/2016 at 15:20:39
Mrs. John Rayburn Dies In Hospital
Mrs. Hazel Rayburn died at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon in Deaconess hospital, Marshalltown, where she had been a patient for seven weeks. She had submitted to operations at a hospital three times within the past year and a half in the hopes of receiving permanent relief. She was 58 years old.
Served in Office 30 Years
News of Mrs. Rayburn's death is being received here with deep regret by her many friends.
Mrs. Rayburn had served as deputy in the office of the clerk of courts in Grundy county for thirty years, which was a longer period than any other person in the county has given. Her service was both efficient and courteous at all times.
Funeral Service Friday
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock on Friday at the Coffman funeral home. Rev. Merton Green, pastor of the Grundy Methodist church, will officiate at the service. Burial will be in the Grundy Center cemetery.
Mrs. Rayburn's maiden name was Hazel Canfield. She was a daughter of Manly and Elizabeth Canfield. She was born in Black Hawk county July 1st, 1890.
When she was a small child, the family moved to Grundy Center, where they have since resided. She was a graduate of Grundy Center high school and of Gates Business School at Waterloo.
She was united in marriage to John D. Rayburn in Peoria, Ill., on Oct. 11, 1913. They became the parents of one child, Bernis, now Mrs. Keith Bailey.
Mrs. Rayburn was a member of the Methodist church, the Wesleyan Service Guild and the Wesleyan Sunday School Class.
She is survived by the husband; the daughter, Bernis; the little granddaughter, Marilyn Bailey; one sister, Mrs. Opal Schwenn of Marshalltown; and two brothers, George E. and Lewis B. Canfield, of Grundy Center. Her parents, three sisters and one brother preceded her in death.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 3 June 1948, pg 1
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