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Graves, Lena (Wessels) 1872-1914


Posted By: Cindy Maust Smith (email)
Date: 7/7/2022 at 18:12:56

~Source: Osceola County Tribune, Thursday, December 17, 1914, Sibley, Iowa, Page 1

Mrs. Hiram Graves, whose death on the 9 inst. was briefly announced last week, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wessel Wessels and was born in Staplemore, Ostfriesland, December 28, 1872. She came to America in 1883 and was married in 1893 at Sac City. With her husband she came to Sibley from Lake View in 1894. She bore ten children, eight of whom, with her grief stricken husband and four sisters, survive her.

The funeral was held Friday. Friends and relatives from out of town present were: Mrs. Henry Miller of Logan, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hendrickson and Mrs. Alfred Arends of Sioux Falls, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. J. Robin of Estherville, Mrs. Will Turk of Vernon Center, Minn., Mrs. C. Stender of Breckenridge, Minn., Mrs. Fulton of Valley Junction, Eilert Wessels and C. Boulding of Breda and T. Sathoff of Grundy Center.


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