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MacKay/Milton, Arba (Stauffer) 1878-1970


Posted By: Tom Baack-Volunteer (email)
Date: 10/29/2014 at 14:04:36

Le Mars Daily Sentinel, Monday, June 1, 1970

Mrs. Phillip MacKay, 92, rural Remsen, died Saturday (May 30, 1970) at a Sioux City hospital. She had lived most of her life in Plymouth county north of Kingsley and the time of her death was making her home with her son Donald.

The former Arba Stauffer, she was born Feb. 10, 1878, in Illinois. Her parents were John and Sarah Pollis Stauffer.

Her marriage to John Milton took place Feb, 21, 1898, at Union township Presbyterian church. He died a short time later.

Phillip MacKay and Arba Milton were married April 2, 1918, in Le Mars. He preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Dickison-Michaelson funeral home at Kingsley. Burial will be in the Union township cemetery. Officiating will be Merrill Bean of Jehovah's Witness church, Sioux City. Mrs. MacKay was a member of that church.

Survivors are the son Donald; two daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Opal) Johnson, Remsen, and Mrs. Walter (Phyllis) Meister, Kingsley; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, a daughter, four sisters and three brothers.


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