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Sarah (Carter) Breeding (1934)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 4/19/2021 at 16:14:13

Des Moines Tribune
Des Moines, Iowa
Monday, April 30, 1934
Page 13, Column 6

Mrs. Breeding Is Dead at 84

Iowa Pioneer Illness of Week Fatal.

Mrs. Sarah Carter Breeding, 84, of St. Charles, Ia., died Sunday at her home after a week’s illness. She had been stricken by paralysis.

Mrs. Breeding, an Iowa resident since 1859, was the widow of J.E. Breeding, who died in 1913.

Friends say Mrs. Breeding had missed only two state fairs since 1871, often having camped on the fairgrounds during fair week.

She was a member of the United Brethren church.

Surviving are two sons, R. A. and W. H. Breeding, both of St. Charles, Ia.; a daughter, Mrs. Charles M. O’Brien of Des Moines, and several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blair Chapel church near Patterson, Ia., with burial in the church cemetery.

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, May 3, 1934
Page 1, Column 5

Death of Mrs. Sarah Breeding

Mrs. Sarah Breeding was stricken with paralysis Monday evening of last week at her home in Hanley and passed away Sunday afternoon, April 29th. She was 84 years of age and had lived on the farm near Hanley for nearly fifty years.

In her young womanhood she was united in marriage to James Breeding who preceded her in death a number of years ago. They were the parents of four children, two sons and two daughters; Mrs. Susie Mack who died in 1896, Robert who lived at home with his mother, Walter of near St. Charles and Mrs. Ada O’Brien of Des Moines. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Haynes of Missouri.

Funeral and burial services were held at Blair Chapel Tuesday.


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