1904 OBITUARY INDEX
These obituaries were retrieved, and the index compiled, by Charter Members of J. C. Genies originally. These obits are in the Jackson County Gen. library, Maquoketa, Iowa. Transcribed for this web site by Ann Miller.
18 March 1904 - ALEXANDER
Robert Alexander was called hom from Davenport for the severe illness and death of his father.
18 March 1904 - ALPHEUS ALEXANDER
Word was received Saturday morning in Preston of the death of ALPHEUS ALEXANDER which occurred at 4:30 a.m. at his home in Spraueville. For the past several weeks Mr. Alexander has been failing very fast. The funeral services were held at 10 o'clock from the home with interment at the Van Buren cemetery.
25 March 1904 - MRS. BENNETT
James Potter and Isabelle Bennet of Monmouth went to wyoming to attend the funeral of MRS. BENNETT, the grandmother of the latter. Mrs. Bennett was almost 91 years old and an old resident of Wyoming but the past few years had lived with a daughter in the western part of the state, having been brought to wyoming for burial.
25 March 1904 - GEORGE STERBENZ
Mr. George Sterbenz died very suddenly with paralysis last Wednesday just south of the town of Baldwin. He was staying with his son in law Jacob Stanisha.
25 March 1904 - SIEGEL
L. Siegel and wife of Andrew mourn the loss of their eleven months old CHILD which was called home March 16th.
25 March 1904 - MRS. PETERS
MRS. PETERS of Andrew, an old citizen of Perry township, died March 18th aged 75 years. She had lived with her daughter, Mrs. John Jensen, for a number of years. One son from DeWitt, one from LaMotte and one living here besides her daughter, were with her to care for her in her last sickness. Funeral services was held at the Lutheran church conducted by Rev. Adix with interment in Andrew cemetery.
25 March 1904 - MRS. PETERS
MRS. PETERS, mother of Wm. Peters of LaMotte, one of our esteemed business men, died at the home of her son in law, John Jensen, near Andrew, last Friday at the age of 78 years. The funeral services and burial took place Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Peters and family, of this city, attended the last sad rites.
25 March 1904 - MRS. PHOEBE ELBURY
MRS. PHOEBE ELBURY of Eyeota, Minn. died Tuesday morning suddenly. The deceased was a sister of Mrs. Dr. Maftin and made many friends when visiting here several years ago.
25 March 1904 - LULU LARKEY
Her friends here will be shocked to learn of the death of Miss LULU LARKEY, who was formerly a resident of this city and a popular clerk at the H. Servatius store. Appendicitis was the cause of her death which came March 21st at the home of her mother in Independence, Kansas.
25 March 1904 - MRS. LAWRENCE AST
MRS. LAWRENCE AST died at the home of son, Lawrence, in this city Tuesday afternoon, March 22, after a lingering illness due to old age. Mrs. Ast was born in Alsace-Lorain-France, Nov. 1, 1832, and was married to Lawrence Ast in 1857. In 1872 they came to America and settled one farm two miles northwest of this city. The funeral will be held this morning at Sacred Heart church at 10 o'clock. Rev. Father Bowen celebrating Requiem Mass. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
25 March 1904 - CHRIST RAVEN
CHRIST RAVEN died on Tuesday, March 22 at his home nine miles south of Maquoketa from injuries received last fall in a runaway caused by the fright of his team at the Tracy automobile. Mr. Raven's skull was fractured and he received internal injuries from which he never recovered. Deceased was born near Haderslabe, Germany, July 11, 1844. Note from Ann Miller - (There may be more to this obituary.. I didn't have the next page. It is available in its entirety at JC Gen. Library.)
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