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Mary Jane "Mamie" Pixler (1899)

PIXLER

Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 2/11/2009 at 13:44:40

The Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, March 1, 1899
Page 8

St. Charles

After weeks of severe suffering from rheumatic fever, ending in dropsy, the bright young life of little Miss Mamie, the eleven year old daughter of S. F. and Mrs. Belle Pixler, near Hanley, terminated on the evening of the 24th inst. Funeral from Hanley M. E. church on Sunday, conducted by Rev. Mr. Hancox, pastor, and burial in the St. Charles cemetery.

The bereaved parents and sisters have a full measure of sympathy in their severe affliction, which was intensified by the fact that Mr. Pixler’s father was buried a week ago, his aged mother considered at the point of death and their two remaining young daughters most severe sufferers from the same disease that took from them their youngest daughter and sister. The two surviving young ladies are, however, convalescent and their recovery anxiously hoped for.
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Winterset Reporter
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, March 2, 1899
Page 7

Hanley

Rev. Hancox preached the funeral sermon of little Minnie Pixler Sunday morning to a large crowd of sympathetic friends, and she was lovingly laid to rest in the St. Charles cemetery. She will be missed in the Sunday school as well as in the home.
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The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Friday, March 17, 1899
Page 1, Column 3

Obituary

Died, Feb 24, 1899, little Mamie Pixler, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Pixler, of rheumatic fever and dropsy. Deceased was born July 13, 1887, aged 11 years, 7 months and 11 days.

Little Mamie was the sunshine of the home and will be sadly missed. She was loved by all who knew her and leaves a vacancy in the home which can never be filled. She was sick almost six weeks and bore her affliction with patience.
The sorrowing family have the sympathy of the entire community.

Rev. Hancox preached the funeral Sunday to a large crowd after which the remains were laid to rest in the St. Charles cemetery.
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