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Altemus, Lizzie (Bronner) 1873 - 1912


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 2/19/2020 at 10:16:56

Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Aug. 20, 1912, P-FP, C-7

Mrs. Ira Altemus (nee Lizzie Bronner) passed away on Wednesday last at Lead, S. D., as the result of an internal hemorrhage, after an illness of but three days. The remains, accompanied by the husband, arrived in Cresco on Friday, and the funeral was held Sunday at the Albion church. Her son Lloyd McNamara arrived Saturday to attend the funeral.

Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Aug. 30, 1912, P-FP, C-2

Mrs. Lizzie Altemus was born Oct. 29, 1873, in Howard county, Iowa, and died at Lead, S. Dak., Aug. 14, 1912, after an illness of only a few days, aged 38 years, 9 months and 15 days. At the time of her death, she was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at Lead. The funeral service was held by Rev. L. Day from the Evangelical church in Albion, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Cedar Hill cemetery. The departed leaves to mourn her death a husband, two children, Floyd and Earl, an aged father, five brothers, Sam Bronner, of Mason City; Dan and Albert Bronner of Howard county, Frank Bronner of Cresco, and Johnnie Bronner, of Lead, S. D., five sisters, Mrs. Carrie Michel, of Harmony; Mrs. Kate Dunbar, of Decorah; Mrs. Anna Offen, of Bonair; Mrs. Mary Jeffers, of Cresco, and Mrs. Alma Kuene, of Albion, besides many other relatives and friends. Deceased was of a cheerful disposition and her pleasant words and cheerful smiles will be missed from among us. Our loss is Heavenís gain.

Cedar Hill Cemetery

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