SHELLER, Julia 1868-1942
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Date: 3/1/2019 at 12:39:37
Mrs. Harry Sheller Died At Eldora Hospital Tuesday
Mrs. Harry Sheller, a lifelong resident of Melrose township, died at the hospital in Eldora Tuesday morning. She had been in failing health for several months from a heart ailment and was taken to the hospital with the hope that care and treatment might restore her health. She was 74 years old.
Mrs. Sheller resided in Grundy county all of her life and in the vicinity of the Ivester church. Her maiden name was Julia Albright. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Albright, pioneers of western Grundy. For many years the Sheller family resided on their farm a half mile north of the Ivester church.
Surviving are the husband, one son and one daughter. Lynn, the son, is superintendent of the public schools in Fullerton, California. The daughter Isabelle is at home. Other surviving relatives are three brothers, Peter, Noah and John Albright, and three sisters, Lizzie and Mae Albright and Mrs. Ida Wolfe.
Date for the funeral awaits word from the son in California.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 May 1942, pg 12
Funeral Services Sunday For Mrs. Harry Sheller
Funeral services for Mrs. Harry Sheller, who died at the Eldora hospital on May 27, was held at the Ivester church last Sunday. Rev. B. H. Blough of Waterloo conducted the services. Burial was in the Sheller cemetery two miles north of the Ivester church. Funeral services were delayed to await the arrival of the son, Lynn, from California.
Julia Ann, daughter of Jacob and Barbara Albright, was born in Grundy county, Iowa, March 5, 1868, and passed away May 26, 1942, having lived all her life in Grundy county. She became a member of the Church of the Brethren in her youth and remained faithful to the end of her life. Her greatest joy was in seeing the church of her choice prosper, and she was always willing to do her part to promote its welfare.
She was united in marriage to Harry C. Sheller, February 26, 1902. She is survived by her husband, a son and daughter, three brothers and three sisters, and many other relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 June 1942, pg 8
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