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Jennie P. Anderson (1887-1911) Alternate


Posted By: Eileen Reed
Date: 8/1/2021 at 12:33:47

Funeral services for Miss Jennie Anderson were held at the M. E. church Sunday afternoon the pastor Rev. A. R. Cuthbert giving the sermon. Messrs. C. B. James and Ray Cunningham and Mesdames A. W. Moseley and Geo. H. Whyte sang "Nearer My God to Thee," "Abide with me" and " It is well with my soul." The church and casket were profusely decorated with flowers the offering of friends of the deceased. The pall bearers were Messrs W. D. Beisell, H. W. Griffin, Wm. Peterson, Clyde Westbrook, Ed Matheson and R. W. Skinner. The attendance was large, the church being filled to its utmost capacity with sympathizing friends of the bereaved family.

The deceased had been employed at Fort Dodge and Spirit Lake during the past year, being at Spirit Lake when taken with her last illness, which lasted only one week. Her twin sister Jessie was called to assist in caring for her as soon as her illness proved serious. She went to Spirit Lake Wednesday morning and found her sister suffering from peritonitis. Thursday noon Jessie and the physician in charge brought her to the home of their parents Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Anderson of this place but Jennie only lived a few minutes after reaching home. The family at home are comforted by the thought of her conscious recognition of them before her death. The bereaved family consist of the parents Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Anderson, five sisters Jessie, Henrietta, Eliza, Lillian and Hattie and three brothers Chris, Otto and Millard, all being present at the funeral except Henrietta, who was detained at her home in Mason City by illness. –Goldfield

The Wright County Monitor --- Clarion, Iowa
Wednesday, September 13, 1911

The entire community was shocked and saddened by the death of Miss Jennie Anderson, which occurred on Sept. 7. She had been ill of peritonitis for about a week, but her condition was not considered serious until the day before her death. She was brought home on the noon train from Spirit Lake, where she had been employed during the summer and passed away about twenty minutes after reaching home. The funeral was held in the M. E. church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. A. R. Cuthbert.

She was born near Goldfield, Sept. 11, 1887 and died Sept. 7, 1911. Practically her entire life had been spent in and around Goldfield, where she had hosts of friends. The sincerest sympathy of every heart goes out to the bereaved family. –Goldfield

The Eagle Grove Eagle --- Eagle Grove, Iowa
Thursday, September 14, 1911
Miss Jennie Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Anderson of Goldfield, Iowa, who has been employed at the Antlers the past summer passed away at her home at Goldfield on September 17 [7]th after but a short illness. She was taken sick while here and passed away about fifteen minutes after arriving at her home.

The Spirit Lake Beacon --- Spirit Lake, Iowa
Thursday, September 21, 1911

[Transcriber’s Note: Death date was September 7, 1911. Spirit Lake Publication death date September 17, 1911, published in error.]


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