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Hawkins, R. A. "Allie" 1885-1935


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 5/1/2004 at 19:23:55

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
March 5, 1935

Well Known and Prominent Resident of Elgin Township Dies After Brief Illness

Death claimed R. A. Hawkins, 49, prominent farmer and stockman, of Elgin township at the Sacred Heart hospital in this city Sunday afternoon after a brief illness of cerebral meningitis.

Mr. Hawkins was life long resident of this vicinity and was widely known. Among this associates and friends he was called “Allie” Hawkins. He was born in Elgin township October 8, 1885.

He is survived by his wife, Lizzie Lancaster, to whom he was married June 5, 1907, and one daughter, Harriet. He also leaves his mother Mrs. R.H. Hawkins, of Seney, two brothers, W.G. Hawkins and Albert Hawkins, of this county, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Hayes, of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Jessie Potter of Mitchell, S.D.

The funeral will be held at 2 o’clock in the Seney Methodist church.

Another Obituary:

LeMars Sentinel
March 8, 1935

Last Rites For R. A. Hawkins At Seney Church

The funeral for the late R.A. Hawkins, of Elgin township, was held Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist church in Seney, with Rev. W. C. Bergman officiating and was largely attended.

Relatives and friends from out of town at the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brown and son and Mr. Samuelson, of Home, Kans.; Mrs. Mary McMullen, of Larchwood, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, of Onawa; Mr. and Mrs. Allie McMullen, Dewey McMullen, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thompson, Wm. Johnson, Mr. Sickles, of Sioux City; Lloyd Mc Mullen, of Larchwood, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Potter, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. James Potter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potter, Rob, Peter and Lawrence Moir, of Mitchell, S.D.; Jno. Elles, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Potter, of Sioux Falls; Andrew Moir, of Andover, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Willett, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mitchell, Rev. M. L. Metcalf, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Summermeyer, of Sioux City; Chris Lancaster, Mrs. Riggert, of Mitchell, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. Meril Simons, of Ireton; Mrs. Martha Haney and family, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Bergman, of Danbury; Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Cooper, of Hawarden.

The pallbearers were: Jno. Osborne, Wm. Albert, Wm. Pech, Clifford Bray, Jake Berkenpas, and Henry Groetken. The interment was made in Seney cemetery.

LeMars Globe-Post, March 11, 1935

We wish to express our gratitude to our friends and neighbors for their
kindness during the sickness and passing away of our dear husband, father,
son and brother. We appreciate the beautiful flowers and other expressions
of sympathy expressed to us. ~~Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins and daughter Harriet,
Mrs. Jane Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. G. Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Potter,
Mrs. Martha Haney, Mr. and Mrs. Albert T. Hawkins.

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