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Oaks, Alice 1861 -1901


Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/12/2011 at 19:57:21

Transcriber Note: Her mother's maiden name is Fletcher.

A number from Le Mars went to Adaville today to attend the funeral of Mrs. Phin Oaks who died in the hospital at Sioux City last week. She was a daughter of James Stinton.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Monday, May 27, 1901
Le Mars, Iowa

Oaks: In Sioux City, Ia., May 24, 1901, Mrs. Alice J. Oaks died from the effects of an operation aged 39 years.

The remains were taken to Merrill , Ia. for burial Saturday morning Sioux City Tribune.

Le Mars Semi Weekly Post
Tuesday, May 28, 1901
Le Mars, Iowa

Friends of Mrs. Alice Oakes are pained to hear of her death in Sioux City last week where she went to have an operation performed. Our sympathy is with the relatives and bereaved ones.

Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel
Thursday, May 30, 1901
Le Mars, Iowa
Alice Jane Oaks, wife of P. A. Oaks, and daughter of James and Susan Stinton, was bom in Whiteside county, Illinois, June 9, 1861, and died in the hospital in Sionx City, Iowa, May 24, 1901, age 39 years, eleven months and fifteen days. She has lived in this county for a number of years, coining here with her parents twenty-eight years ago. She bag been a constant sufferer for some time. Her physician advised her to submit to an operation in order to save her life, but it was found the disease bad too firm n grasp upon her mortal bodyand she died about thirty-six hours after the operation.

She leaves sorrowing husband, three sons, a father, mother, and one brother.

She was patient in all her sufferings and died a believer in Jesus Christ.

She was converted and joined the United Brethren church, February 9, 1880. and remained faithful to the end.

Funeral services were conducted Monday. May 27, at the United Brethren church, at Adaville, by her pastor. Rev. D. W. Swender. A large number being present. Relatives
and friends from Chatsworth, Akron. LeMars. Potosia, Moville, Ruble, and elsewhere were present.

Her remains were laid to rest in the beautiful cemetery east of the church.

Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Thursday, May 30, 1901
Le Mars, Iowa


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