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Catherine Vierling (1899)


Posted By: Kent Transier
Date: 6/24/2005 at 19:29:06

The Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, January 25, 1899

Mrs. Catherine Vierling died Sunday evening, the 22d, from the effects of a paralytic stroke, after several days illness, during most of which she was unconscious. The funeral was held yesterday at the Union Chapel church in Scott township, near her former home, preceded by exercises at her late residence here, all conducted by her pastor, Dr. Ely. She was born in Salem, North Carolina, in 1816, was married in 1833, and , moved to this county 28 years ago, and had been a resident of Winterset for 12 years. She was united with the Moravian church when quite young, and became a member of the Presbyterian church in Winterset in 1871, and has maintained a consistent christian life.

Winterset Reporte
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, January 26, 1899
Page 4

Mother Vierling Dead

Mother Vierling, an account of whose illness appeared in last week’s REPORTER, died Monday morning. The funeral occurred Tuesday, the remains being laid to rest in the Rock City cemetery.

The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Friday, January 27, 1899
Page 5, Column 5

Mrs. Vierling

Mrs. Vierling, and aged lady who has acted as a nurse in many of the families of this county, became unconscious recently and after an illness of ten days, died last Sunday. The physicians say that her death was due to apoplexy.

She was eighty-two years old and was a woman who had many warm friends.

She was the mother of Benj. Vierling, of Scott township.

The funeral occurred Tuesday and the body was interred at Union Chapel.


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