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Obituary ~ Margaret Cavender
April 23, 1861 ~ September 04, 1902

Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Thursday, September 11, 1902

MARGARET CAVENDER was born in Morgan County, Illinois, April 23d, 1861, and departed this life September 4th, 1902, at the age of 41 years, 4 months and 12 days. She was united in marriage to HARRISON CAVENDER February 19th, 1880. To this union were born 9 children -- JOHNNIE, MAE, HARRY, ROREY, EARL, MATTIE, LILLIE, SADIE and HOWARD. JOHNNIE preceded his mother in infancy and the rest of the children are left to mourn the loss of one that none but the motherless know, besides a large family. She leaves two sisters, three brothers and a host of friends who will miss the face of a kind and loving mother and a true and noble friend.

The funeral was conducted by the writer at the house, and the body laid to rest in the Leon Cemetery.

-- W.H. WILSON.

Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
"With permission from the Leon Journal Reporter"
February 15, 2003