Mills County, Iowa

Historical Newspapers

The Malvern Leader
May 28, 1942

Imogene ~ S.E. Mills Community News

Funeral services were held at St. Patrick’s church Saturday for Henry Skahill, a former resident. Henry Skahill was born near Imogene on April 13, 1895. In later years he served on the police force in Omaha.

He is survived by his wife, four children, a brother, Tommie Skahill, sisters Mrs. Harry Good of Shenandoah and Mrs. Clem Maher of Sidney.

Pall bearers were Pete Dempsey, Leo and Tony Hughes, John McGinnis and Art Leahy. Rev. F.W. Doyle officiated. Burial was in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Mary Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hughes suffered a broken arm in a bicycle accident.

Mrs. Mart Doolittle from Storm Lake spent a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bussard.

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Roe, her father Henry Straight of Omaha and Ed Straight from Oregon spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Abbot and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Matt Fredrickson and sons Dale and Dean and her sister Mrs. Herman Hall of Shenandoah returned from Wheeling, W. VA. They had returned their cousin, Curtis Priest who had been on furlough. He will return to Norfolk, Va. where he will have his duties on the U.S.S. Arkansas.

Mr. and Mrs. Gutschenritter have been in Red Oak has spent a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L.R.Goodnight. Mr. Gutschenritter has been nursing a severe case of cement poisoning on his hands.

Donald Leahy, Joe Maloy and Ralph Laughlin left for the army last Wednesday.

Excerpts from: The Malvern Leader, "Imogene ~ S. E. Mills Community News" article, transcribed by Lois Shaul

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