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Mae Opal BEHRENDS 1915-1936


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 4/10/2023 at 13:56:34

Mae Opal Behrends
(December 1, 1915 – February 5, 1936)

Mae Fisher Passed Away in Washington
The Fisher family received word early Wednesday morning that Mrs. Wallace Behrends, formerly Miss Mae Fisher, had passed away at 5 o’clock Wednesday morning. She was married here just recently and had moved with her husband to Grand Coulec, Washington. Death came at the Mason City (Washington) hospital and was caused by an appendectomy followed by peritonitis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this writing but the funeral and interment will be in Gilmore City. Complete details and obituary in next week’s Enterprise. [Source – Gilmore City Enterprise, Gilmore City, Iowa, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1936, p.1]
Funeral of Mae Fisher Saturday

The funeral of Mrs. Wallace Behrends, formerly Miss Mae Fisher, will be held Saturday or Sunday, pending arrival of the Body. [Source – Gilmore City Enterprise, Gilmore City, Iowa, Thurs., Feb. 13, 1936, p.1]

Sunday Funeral For Mae Fisher Behrends
Mae Fisher Behrends, maiden name Mae Opal Fisher, was born December 1, 1915 at Gilmore City and passed away February 6, 1936 at Mason City, Washington following an operation for appendicitis. Her age was 20 years, 2 months and four days. October 21, 1935 she was united in marriage to Wallace Behrends of Grand Coulee, Washington. All of her life previous to her marriage was spent in Gilmore City. She was a graduate of the class of 1934 of the Gilmore City High School. She was an attendant of the Methodist Episcopal Sunday School and served as a teacher in the Primary Division. She was a member of the Standard Rearer Organization. Mae had a sweet and modest personality and was greatly loved by all her friends. Besides her husband, Wallace, she leaves her parents; one brother, Fred; four sisters: Goldie Thornton; Mrs. Albert Bartosh of Webster City; Iva, of Humboldt; Mary at home; four nieces; three nephews and many relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church Sunday with Rev. Hall conducting the service. [Source – Gilmore City Enterprise, Gilmore City, Iowa, Thurs., Feb. 20, 1936, p.1]


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