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Attrill, Christina 1889-1936

ATTRILL, BRAUN

Posted By: Viv Reeves, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/8/2007 at 12:59:07

LeMars Sentinel, Friday, July 17, 1936, Page 1, Column 1:

Second Victim of Auto Crash Passes Away

Mrs. Ernest Attrill, Of Akron, Succumbs To Injuries Received In Accident

Daughter Was Killed

Mother Lingered Two Weeks Following The Tragedy

Mrs. Ernest Attrill, of Akron, died Monday night, at Akron, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident June 28. Her daughter, Eva Marie, aged 16, was instantly killed at the time. Mrs. Attrill had a number of ribs broken and suffered internal injuries.

The accident occurred when cars driven by Lloyd Attrill and Edward Fischer collided head on, about a mile and a half south of Adaville. Mrs. Edward Fischer was also badly hurt in the accident but is now recovering, having left the hospital and gone home.

Mrs. Attrill was born in Sioux county October 16, 1889. Her maiden name was Christina Braun. She was married to Ernest Attrill in 1908 and they lived on a farm near Adaville until nine years ago when they moved to Akron. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, Ernest Attrill, two sons, Orville and Lloyd Attrill, of Akron; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Neal, of Sioux City, and Mrs. Carl Johnson, of Elk Point, S. D., three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Scriven, LeMars, Mrs. Emma A. King, Smithland, and Maggie, living in Germany. Preceding her in death were a daughter, Eva Marie, two sisters, Kate McClain and Mary Beaulieu, and her parents.

Funeral Held Thursday

The funeral was held Thursday morning with services in the Akron Methodist church, and interment made in the family burying ground at Adaville cemetery.

The pallbearers were Alvin Attrill, Leonard Attrill, Wayne Betsworth, Frank Braun, Clarence Braun and Harold Bryan.

Mrs. Attrill was a devoted wife and mother, loyal to her friends and a good neighbor. Her tragic death comes as a great shock to her family, friends and acquaintance.

~Note: calculated date of death, Monday, July 13, 1936


 

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