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Hummel, Amanda 1855-1940


Posted By: Doris Hoffman (email)
Date: 7/3/2010 at 19:49:44

Le Mars Globe Post
Monday, February 05, 1940
Le Mars, Iowa

Mrs. Amanda Hummel

(Westfield Correspondent)
Death came suddenly to Mrs.
Amanda Hummel in her home here
Friday afternoon, Feb. 2, 1940.
"Grandma Hummel" as she was
familiarly known, had been in
failing health for the past several
years, but has always held her suffering
with Christian fortitude.

Amanda Ellen McWilliams was
born in Allamakee county, Iowa,
Jan. 25, 1855. She was united
in marriage with Eden Hummel
Sept. 18, 1870. To this union
were born 10 children, nine of
whom are living, five sons and,
four daughters; John W. and
Charles A., of Sioux City; Thomas
M., of Jefferson ; George and Fred
of Westfield; Mrs. Emma Tuttle:
and Mrs. Margaret Johnson, of
Swatara, Minn.; Mrs. Lena Camp-
bell of Westfield and Mrs. Ida
Morehead of Hawarden, Iowa.

Her husband preceded her in
death a number of years, ago. She
also leaves 48 grandchildren and
60 great-grandchildren. Grandma
recently celebrated her 85th birthday
and at this time all her children
were present for the occasion.

Her greatest interest was
in her home and family where she
was a devoted wife and mother.

Funeral services were held from
the Congregational church here
Sunday afternoon and interment
was in the cemetery east of town.
The pallbearers were six grand-
sons, Albert, Gordon, Lynn and
Lyle Hummel, Robert Morehead
and Donald Campbell.


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