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George McGlothlen


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 2/3/2006 at 11:49:08

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, October 13, 1920
Page 1, Column 2

George McGlothlen

George McGlothlen died on Oct. 5 at the city hospital after two years of stomach trouble.

Rev. Jackson Giddens conducted the funeral service (the first one held in the new Methodist church) on Thursday morning at 11 o'clock, burial taking place at the Wight cemetery.

Mr. McGlothlen had lived on a farm near Lorimor for many years.

Mrs. McGlothlen, one son who lives in Valley Junction, two brothers, who reside in Winterset, and a brother at Spring Hill comprise the close relatives of the deceased.

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, October 27, 1920
Page 3, Columns 3 & 4


George McGlothlen was born Aug. 15, 1853, in Fountain county, Indiana. He moved with his mother to Polk county, Iowa, about 1871, later moving to Madison county.

He was married to Emma Norris. To this union two children were born, Fred, who died Jan. 13, 1900, and Ora of Valley Junction. Mrs. McGlothlen died May 22, 1901, while living in Macksburg.

In 1903 he was married to Mrs. Lizzie Killian, who with a stepson survives him. Their home has been near Lorimor, where they have prospered and lived happily. Recently his health began gradually to fail. He grew worse until on Oct. 5 he passed away at the hospital in Winterset at the age of 67 years, 1 month and 20 days.

When about 30 years of age he united with the Methodist church at Wesley chapel. He leaves to mourn his death the companion, the son, Ora, stepson, Asa Killian, three brothers and other relatives and friends.

The funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church by Rev. Jackson Giddens, the pastor, and the remains were laid to rest in the Wight cemetery.

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