Harrington, Mrs. B. K. (Catherine) 1849-1940
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 12/14/2011 at 20:33:07
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
July 2, 1940
LAST RITES FOR EARLY SETTLER
Mrs. B. K. Harrington Passes Away
Mrs. Catherine Harrington, 91 well known resident of LeMars for many years,
died at her home, 135 Third Avenue SW, Friday.
Mrs. Harrington was injured in a fall on a sidewalk last September and
fractured her hip and suffered from the injuries since.
Catherine E. Prichard was born at Decatur, Iowa, February 20, 1849, and
lived in Clayton and Shelby counties when a girl. The family moved to
Monona county in 1865. She was married to Bradford K. Harrington while
living there November 19, 1870.
Mr. Harrington fought in the Civil War and was prominent in G. A. R.
They came to Plymouth county in the early eighties to make their home.
Mrs. Harrington is survived by her daughters, Edith Harrington of LeMars,
Mrs. Hattie Watts of Richland, S.D., Abbie Harrington of Omaha, Neb., and a
son, Edwin, living in California. A daughter, Agnes, died in infancy. She
also leaves two brothers, Jared Prichard of Smithland, Iowa, John Prichard
of Hornick, and a sister, Mrs. Abbie Harding, Valier, Montana.
Mrs. Harrington was a member of the Methodist church, the Woman’s Relief
Corps, and the Spanish American Auxiliary and was active in community and
The Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the
First Methodist church, Rev. Wm. Hubbard officiating.
The pall bearers will be Wilson Lorenzen, W. O. Collins, Arnold Coppock, C.
Langendorfer, W. E. Hunter, Robert Wick.
The funeral arrangements are in charge of Luken’s establishment.
Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
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