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Rees, Margaret 1884-1966


Posted By: Viv Reeves (email)
Date: 2/14/2004 at 11:38:19

Mrs. Margaret Rees, 86, Dead
Was Seney Resident for 83 Years

Mrs. Margaret Rees, 86 (error-82), Route 5, LeMars, died at her home there Wednesday, October 19, 1966, after an illness of two weeks. She had been a resident of Seney, Iowa, for 83 (error-correct number unknown) years.

Margaret Lancaster was born June 10, 1880 (error--1884) at Darlington, Wis.(error--Elgin Twp, Plymouth Co., Iowa.) She was married to Thomas Rees at Seney in 1910. Mrs. Rees was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Lancaster.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Seney Methodist Church, with burial in the Seney cemetery under direction of the Mauer Funeral Home. Rev. Milo Morris will officiate.

Survivors are a son, Kenneth of Seney; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren and five step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter, Eva.

Mrs. Rees was a member of the Seney Methodist Church.
(Note-Age correction based on Margaret's delayed birth registration, listing her date of birth as June 10, 1884. Place of birth correction also based on birth registration. Other documents state her family's move to Plymouth county took place in 1875-76.)


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