Maxine Nelle Shipley, 1918-1936
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MAXINE SHIPLEY AN INFLUENZA VICTIM
Red Oak High School Senior Succumbed to Disease at
Granduncle’s Home Saturday.
A BRILLIANT STUDENT
Maxine Shipley, 17, Red Oak high school senior and considered one of the most intelligent students in her class, died at the home of her grand-uncle, Scott Smith, in Elliott, Saturday at 5:05 a. m., after an illness of a week and a half.
She had suffered a general nervous breakdown following an attack of influenza.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Christian church with Rev. Orval E. Walker, pastor, in charge. Six cousins acted as pallbearers: Paul Smith, Donald Smith, Max Shipley, Paul Price, Clifford Gill and James Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Betty Wenstrand, Cleo Lundgren, Fern Gasson, Ruby Tomlinson, Helen Lathrop and Pauline Smith. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery at Red Oak.
Maxine Nelle Shipley was born in Corning, Adams county, Iowa, Jan. 19, 1918, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Shipley. She came with her parents to Montgomery county in 1930, and lived on a farm northeast of Red Oak. She attended a rural school and had entered high school in Red Oak last fall. She was a member of the Christian church.
Besides her parents she is survived by four brothers, Amos Shipley, living near Red Oak; John Edwin, 6; Richard Dean, 3, and Byron G., four weeks, all at home. She is also survived by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Shipley, and Mrs. Liza Smith, living near Red Oak.
THE SUN, Red Oak, Iowa, Friday, March 13, 1936
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