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NAYLOR, Kate (1870-1956)


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 3/23/2021 at 22:48:58

Kate Naylor
(October 23, 1870 – May 24, 1956)

Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, Iowa, Thurs., May 31, 1956, p.10
Obituary – Mrs. Kate Wilcox Naylor
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 26 at 2 o’clock at the Moore and Christiansen Funeral Home for Mrs. Kate Naylor. The Rev. S. T. Fitch officiated. Mrs. Fitch was organist and accompanied Mrs. Gerald Biesche, Mrs. Wesley Love, Mrs. Wm. Noll and Mrs. Marvin Lorenzen who sang “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” and “In the Garden.” Interment was in the Ida Grove Cemetery with Leslie Johnson, Joe Magnuson, R. C. Hink, R. M. Bermau, Leslie Magnuson and George Loudon as attendants.
Kate Woodling, daughter of Jerome and Catherine Woodling was born Oct. 23, 1870 in Stransburg, Pennsylvania and died at Eastlawn Nursing Home in Odebolt on Thursday, May 24 at the age of 85 years, 7 months and 1 day. Her mother died when she was four days old, and her grandparents, Christine and Jacob Bossard, raised her as one of their own. When she was 10 years old the family came to Iowa and settled at Alta. Eight years later they came to Ida Grove where she clerked in Meirings store until she was united in marriage to George Romaine Wilcox in Dec. 1893. To this union two children were born, Sylvia (Mrs. Harry Perkins) of Rock Island, Ill. And Duane of Sac City, Iowa. Her husband was a sufferer from rheumatism in its worst form for 15 years. He was bedfast for five years before his death, Jan 24, 1910. She had cared for him devotedly thru his illness. In Sept. 1928 she was united in marriage to LeGrand Naylor of Norwalk, Conn. She resided in Connecticut until his death in Nov. 1947. In June 1948 she came to Arthur, Iowa where she made her home until she became ill in Sept. 1954. She was baptized at an early age and was a faithful member of the Church of God in Ida Grove until she joined the Arthur Methodist Church after moving there. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Lulu Towner of Scranton, Penn. Besides her children she is survived by four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was devoted to her church and home and was an ardent lover of flowers. She was of a cheery disposition and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.


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