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Obituary ~ Kathryn Loretta (McCauley) Finnegan
April 27, 1897 ~ 1946

The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, 1946

Mrs. Kathryn Loretta Finnigan, 48, Swaledale, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at a local hospital, following a short illness. She had been a lifelong resident of Cerro Gordo county.

Mrs. Finnigan was born April 27, 1897, near Cartersville, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McCauley.

Surviving are her husband, Carroll Finnigan, 3 daughters, Mrs. Arden Evans, Des Moines; Mrs. Roger Cahalan, Mason City; and Betty Finnigan, at home; and 2 sons, Robert recently discharged from the army, and Richard, at home. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McCauley, Swaledale, 2 sisters, Mrs. G. H. Weber, Mason City, and Mrs. H. E. Shafer, Des Moines; 3 brothers, Charles Layen, Mason City, Courtney McCauley, Mason City, and Robert McCauley, Swaledale; and 2 grandchildren, Kay Evans, Des Moines, and Joey Cahalan, Mason City, also survive.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Billie.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a. m. at the St. Lawrence Catholic church, Swaledale with Father Francis Churchill officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery in Mason City.

The Patterson funeral home in charge.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2017



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