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Lena D. Missildine (1933)

MISSILDINE, GROTH, GOLIGHTLY, ANDERSON

Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 12/13/2005 at 22:08:48

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, June 23, 1933

Mrs. A. T. Missildine, 55, died suddenly at her home north of Mason City, Saturday forenoon, June 17th. Mrs. Missildine complained of not feeling well about four o'clock Saturday morning and died a few hours later. Mrs. Missildine, formerly Lena Groth, was born in Polk county, December 24, 1877. She was married on February 20, 1907. They were the parents of one son who died in infancy.

She is survived by her husband, a niece, Ruth Missildine, who has been in their home since the age of two years, and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Golightly of Earlham, and Mrs. Anna O. Anderson of Winterset, and a brother, Frank Groth of Winterset.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, June 19, at the Methodist church in Winterset and were conducted by Rev. A. P. Keast. Burial was made in the Winterset cemetery.
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The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, June 15, 1933
Page 1, Column 2

MRS. MISSILDINE DIES SAT., JUNE 17

Mrs. A. T. Missildine, former resident of Madison county, died at her home north of Mason City Saturday. She had complained of not feeling well about four o’clock Saturday morning, her death occurring a few hours later.

Mrs. Missildine was Lena Groth, a daughter of Harder and Caroline Groth, and was born in Polk county, December 24, 1877. Her marriage to Alfred T. Missildine took place February 20, 1907. A son, Merrill Alfred, who died in infancy, was born to them.

She is survived by her husband and a niece, Reah Missildine, who has been in their home since she was two years old, two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Golightly of Earlham; Mrs. Anne O. Anderson of Winterset; and a brother, Frank Groth of Winterset.

She was a member and a consistent worker of the Methodist church at Plymouth.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Methodist church in Winterset by the Rev, A. P. Keast; burial was in the Winterset cemetery.

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