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Augusta Margarette (Seba) Harges (1876-1975

SEBA, HARGES, LEWRIGHT

Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 11/29/2017 at 04:42:47

AUGUSTA MARGARETTA HARGES

Augusta Margaretta Seba, daughter of Martin and Mary Seba, was born in Sanborn, Iowa, on November 3, 1876. She lived her youth, attended school and grew to young womanhood in the Remsen and Sanborn, Iowa vicinities. She moved to Sanborn, Iowa in 1888.

She was united in marriage to Albert Harges on February 28, 1895 at Sanborn, Iowa. After their marriage they farmed south of Sanborn, Iowa until 1913 when they moved to Sheldon, Iowa.

She entered the Prairie View Retirement Home at Sanborn, Iowa, on October 17, 1969, and lived there until the time of her death on January 7, 1975 at the age of 98 years, 2 months and four days.

She is survived by one daughter, Erma Lewright of Eagle Grove, Iowa, three grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Albert; two sisters and two brothers. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Sheldon, Iowa.

Services scheduled at Sanborn Funeral Home of Sanborn for Saturday, Jan. 11, were postponed until Tuesday afternoon, Jan, 14 because of a severe snowstorm. The Rev. Jerry Eldridge officiated. Casket bearers were great grandsons: Frank, Bill, and Fred Kirby and Mike, Steve and Jim Vilmain. Mrs. Ivan Van Veldhuizen and Mrs. Gene Van Veldhuizen sang "Precious Lord,Take My Hand" and "Rock of Ages" acconpanied by Mrs. Lucille Van Veldhuizen. Interment was in Roseland Cemetery, Sanborn.

Sanborn (Iowa) Pioneer, Jan 16, 1975, p5


 

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