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Ellen Catherine Lint Conner (1850-1937)


Posted By: Gail and Dennis Bell
Date: 5/28/2005 at 12:30:17

THE MAXWELL TRIBUNE, Maxwell, Iowa, Thursday, February 18, 1937, page 1, column 1. "OBITUARY - Ellen Catherine Lint, youngest daughter of Conrad and Catherine Lint, was born Aug. 20, 1850, in Berlin, Pa., and passed away Feb. 12, 1937, at her home, near Maxwell, Ia. She came to Iowa with her parents in 1859 and located near Mingo, Ia. With the exception of four years which were spent in Kansas, she spent the remainder of her life here in Iowa. She was united in marriage to John Conner Dec. 30, 1875. To this union seven children were born. Mrs. Theo Flitcraft, Mrs. Chas. Hill, Miss Irma Conner, Clinton, Asa and T. L. Conner. One daughter, Mrs. A. O. Mendenhall, preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1935. Her husband preceded her is death Dec. 28, 1918. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Jane Hefner, eighteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She united with the Brethren church 15 years ago and remained faithful till death. She was greatly beloved and highly respected by all who knew her. She loved her home, children and friends who mourn her passing. Services were conducted Sunday at 2:30, at the home, by Rev. T. U. Reed, of Adel, Ia. The beautiful hymns, "Sweet Bye and Bye,"" "Going Down the Valley" and "Beautiful Valley of Eden" were rendered by Mrs. T. U. Reed and Mrs. Ray Gooden. The pallbearers were grandsons, Robt. And Cecil Mendenhall, Ralph and John Conner, Clark and Chas. Hill. Those attending the funeral from a distance were: Cecil and Corinne Mendenhall, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Mendenhall, Virginia Mason, Hampton; Mrs. V. E. Mason, Dougherty; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kopf, Ames; Mrs. Lena Eschelman, Mrs. Etta Kinney, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hipsley, Newton; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mendenhall, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mendenhall, Miss Lettie Rieck, Clarence and Kenneth Rieck, Bondurant; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wade, Zearing; Mrs. Sherman Ulum, Colo; Mr. and Mrs. Vern Bonney, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Weeks, New Virginia; Mrs. Chas. Hill, Chas. John and Wendell Hill, Indianola; John Conner, Longmont, Colo.; C. O. Conner, Grand Junction, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Fawcett, Nevada. Card of Thanks - We wish to thank the friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us during the illness and death of our dear mother. Also for the beautiful flowers. The Conner Children."

BURIAL: Iowa Historical Library, Des Moines, Iowa. JASPER COUNTY, IOWA CEMETERIES, CLEAR CREEK TWP., 1976, Graham Cemetery, CONNER, John - 8-28-1846 to 12-28=1918, CONNER, Ellen C. Lint - 8-20-1850 to 12-19-1937.


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