Gist, Mrs. D.C. (Nancy) 1868-1924
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 2/2/2005 at 17:34:53
SEVERE INJURY CAUSES DEATH
Mrs. D.C. Gist Succumbs to the Effects of an Accidental Fall
Mrs. Gist, a well known resident of Union township for several years,
died at the Methodist hospital in Slayton, Minn., after an illness of
three weeks. Mrs. Gist met with an accident in which her arm was broken
in two places, at the shoulder, and at the wrist. Pneumonia set in a
few days before her death.
The remains were brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Metta
Kehrberg, residing near Kingsley.
Nancy C. Swihart, was born in Hancock county, Kentucky, February 3,
1868, and passed to the beyond June 19, 1924, at the age of 56 years,
four months and sixteen days. She grew to womanhood in her native
country and on November 7, 1889, was united in marriage to D.C. Gist at
Hawaville, Ky., where they lived until 1916, when they moved to Plymouth
county where they lived for four years then moving to Donary, Minn. To
their union eight children were born, two of whom preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband and six children who mourn the loss of a
devoted wife and mother. The children are Mrs. Ella French, Mrs. Emma
May, and Mrs. Metta Kehrberg, of Kingsley; Ernest Gist, of Pierson; Sam
and Pascoe Gist of Donary, Minn. There are twelve grandchildren. She
also leaves three sisters and four brothers; Mrs. Demma Denton, of
Kingsley, Mrs. Sarah Rice and Mrs. Ellen Nugent, Sam, Clarence Amor and
Clifton Swihart all living in Kentucky.
Mrs. Gist was deeply religious, interested in church work, and was a
constant attendant of the Methodist church all of her life.
The funeral services were held at the Union township Presbyterian church
Sunday afternoon, Rev. Hutchinson, of the Kingsley Methodist church,
officiating, and the interment made in the Union township cemetery.
One brother, Sam Swihart, and one sister, Mrs. Emma Nugent, of
Hawaville, Ky, attended the funeral.
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