Obituaries
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[ANDERSON, DAISY MAE HARRISON]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, September 9, 1926, p. 3
Mrs. Guy T. Anderson – Daisy Mae Harrison was born in Hawleyville, Iowa, Nov. 16, 1902, and died in Sterling, Colo., Aug. 30, 1926, aged 24 years, 2 months and 16 days.
She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Harrison.
She spent most of her life at Shambaugh until her marriage to Guy T. Anderson Aug. 10, 1922, and since that evet she has lived in Clarinda. To this union was born one child, James LeRoy.
Aside from her husband and child, [words missing].
She has been a sufferer for about one year and a half. She leaves many friends who are grieved at her passing.
The funeral was held Thursday at 2:30 at the Christian church in Clarinda, conducted by the pastor, Rev. B. F. Hall. Mrs. J. G. Scroggs and Mrs. W. J. Scott sang hymns. They were accompanied by Mrs. C. E. Hoskinson. Burial was in the Clarinda cemetery.

[ANDERSON, GUY THEODORE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, April 11, 1949, [p. 1]
Guy Anderson To Be Buried Tuesday
Son of Mrs C M Anderson; Had Lived 36 Years in Clarinda
After several years handicapped by heart disease, Guy Teddy Anderson, 46, died Saturday night just before midnight at the Clarinda Municipal hospital.
Funeral services are being held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Foster-Harmon Funeral home. Burial will be in Clarinda cemetery.
Guy is one of four well-known brothers, Zeke W and Frank R of Clarinda, Charles E and Paul W of Omaha and sister Miss Grace Anderson of Clarinda His mother, Mrs C [harles] M [arion] Anderson, also survives him as do his wife, Myrtle Bloom-Anderson of Clarinda and son, James LeRoy of Norfolk, Nebr.
Guy was reared in Clarinda and, with the exception of about ten years in Norfolk, spent his entire life here. He attended the public schools and was employed here until accepting work in Nebraska. He returned here about four years ago when illness forced him to give up active business. He has conducted a rabbitry on east Washington street and worked as night clerk at the Linderman.

[ANDERSON, GUY THEODORE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, April 25, 1949, p. 7
Guy Theodore Anderson – Guy Theodore Anderson was born at Clarinda, Iowa, March 24, 1903, the son of Charles M [arion] and Rose Anderson and departed from this life at the Municipal Hospital in Clarinda, April 9, 1949, at the age of 46 years and 15 days. On August 10, 1922, he was united in marriage to Daisy Harrison and to this union was born one son, James Leroy, now of Norfolk, Nebr.
After the death of his wife in 1926 he was united in marriage in 1934 to Myrtle Eva Bloom, who survives his passing. Besides his wife and son, he leaves to mourn his passing his mother, four brothers, Zelotes W., Charles E, Paul W and Frank Fr; one sister, Grace, all of Clarinda, and one grandson, James Douglas of Norfolk, Nebr. One brother, Harry H, and one sister, Ruth, preceded him in death. His entire life with the exception of ten years at Norfolk, Nebr., has been lived in Clarinda.
He spent 16 years in hospital work, but ill health compelled him to seek less strenuous activity. At the time of his death he was employed as night clerk at the Linderman Hotel. His genial nature made for him a host of friends. He was a member of the Clarinda Christian church.

[BAIR, ALEXANDER BLAIR]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
A. B. Bair – Alexander B. [lair] Bair, formerly of Page county, Iowa, died at his home in San Antonio, Tex., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 1933. The cause of his death was nephritis.
The deceased was born near Galesburg, Ill., 69 years ago. He came to Page county with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bair, when a very small boy. They settled on a farm near Coin.
Mr. Bair was married in 1894 to Mary Ida Whigham. They lived for many years on a farm near College Springs. In 1920 they left Iowa and went to the Rio Grande valley where they had farming interests near Edinburg, Tex. They moved to San Antonio four years ago.
Mr. Bair is survived by his widow and the following children: Eula, now Mrs. Bert Hensleigh of Hamburg, Ia.; Blanche, now Mrs. H. O. Oldham of San Antonio; Lee Bair of Edinburg; Lester of Dallas, Tex., and Lawrence of Chicago. He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. John Monzingo of Fairview, Okla., and Mrs. J. B. Hurst of Los Angeles, Calif. A sister, Mrs. John Williams, died in Clarinda over a year ago, and Allen Bair, a brother, of near College Springs, a few months ago.
Funeral services were held at the Wilbert-Hanavan chapel on Thursday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Thomas Griffith. Interment was in Mission Burial Park. 
All the children were present with the exception of Mrs. Hensleigh of Hamburg, who was unable to come.

[BONES, JAMES]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 4 
James Bones died the 27th inst. at his home in Harlan township, of pulmonary phthisis, age 86 years. He had been an invalid for twenty-five years and during the nine prior to his death was unable to stand on his feet or walk. His remains were taken to Eddyville, this state for burial. His son Jasper form Oskaloosa accompanied the body from here to its place of burial.

[BURLEY, JACOB RICHARD, 1849-1940]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, June 27, 1940, p. 7
Jacob Richard Burley – Jacob Richard Burley was born in Quincy, Ill., October 22, 1849, and passed away on June 18, 1940, at his home in Gravity, Iowa, at the age of 90 years and 8 months. He was the son of Jacob and Margaret Burley. He was united in marriage to Mary A. Ryun [Ryan] on October 19, 1870, who passed away on October 9, 1936.
To this union were born nine children. Those left to mourn his death are four sons and one daughter, Harley Burley of Oriska, North Dakota, James Burley of College Springs, Arthur Burley of Shambaugh, Orval Burley of Gravity, and Mrs Fred Anton of Sedalia, Mo. Three sons died in infancy and one daughter, Mrs. Olive McNees, died in 1904. One granddaughter, Letha McNees, was reared in the home. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Harriet Scott of Los Angeles, Calif, 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
He was converted when a very young man, joined the Methodist church and has always lived a good Christian life.
The funeral was held in the Methodist church Thursday afternoon at 1:30, delivered by Mrs T J Overholt, assistant pastor of the Mennonite church at New Market. The body was taken to Davis cemetery near Shambaugh for interment.

[BURLEY, MARY ANN RYAN]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 19, 1936, p. 3
Mary Ann Burley – Mary Ann Ryan was born in Fayette county, Ohio, Aug. 22, 1849, and passed away at her home in Gravity, Ia., Friday, Oct. 9, 1936, at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 18 days.
She was the daughter of John and Mary Ryan. She was united in marriage to J. [acob] R. [ichard] Burley, Oct. 19, 1870. To this union nine children were born.
Those left to mourn their loss are her husband, J. [acob] R. [ichard] Burley; four sons and one daughter, Harley Burley of Lavern, N. Dak., James Burley of College Springs, Arthur Burley of Shambaugh, Orval Burley of Gravity and Mrs. Fred Anton of Sedalia, Mo.
Three sons died in infancy. One daughter, Mrs. Ollie McNees, died in 1904. One granddaughter, Letha McNees, was reared in the home.
She is also survived by two brothers, Amos L. Ryan of Burlington, Dave Ryan of Butler, Mo., one sister, Mrs. Ida Dawson of Humeston, fifteen grandchildren, and eighteen great grandchildren.
She was converted and joined the church fifty years ago. Although she was an invalid for several years she still lived a good Christian life. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
The funeral service was held in the Methodist church, Gravity, on Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The funeral sermon was delivered by Mrs. Overholt, wife of the pastor of the Mennonite church at Shambaugh. She was assisted in the service by her husband, Rev. Overholt, and the local pastor of the Gravity Methodist church, A. J. Bissinger. The body was then taken to the Davis cemetery near Shambaugh where interment was made.

[BURTON, THOMAS ERWIN]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, September 9, 1926, p. 3
T. E. Burton – T. [homas] E. [rwin] Burton, a pioneer of this community, passed away at the hospital at Iowa City, Thursday, Sept. 2, where he had been since June 15 for treatment. He underwent an operation July 12 which was followed by pneumonia which caused his death.
His wife and children have been constantly at his bedside. Mrs. Herbert Dutton of Coin, a daughter, and her husband returned home there last Wednesday as they thought he was better. Another daughter, Mrs. Frank Gilmore of Red Oak, who accompanied them to Iowa City, remained. Miss Lillian Burton remained with her father for five weeks. A son, C. E. Burton, was also with him.
Mr. Burton resided for many years on a farm on the Waubonsie Trail, near Norwich, which is now occupied by his son, C. E. Burton. Mr. Burton retired from active farm work and moved to this city in 1920. He is survived by his wife and two sons, C. E. Burton, Shenandoah, M. G. Burton of Los Angeles, Calif., and three daughters, Mrs. Frank Gilmore, Red Oak, Mrs. Herbert Dutton, Coin, and Miss Lillian Burton at home.
Funeral services were held for T. E. Burton of this city, who died at the University Hospital in Iowa City, Sept. 2, this (Monday) afternoon at the family home, 108 East Summit Ave., conducted by Rev. Levi P. Goodwin, pastor of the Methodist church.
Interment was in the family lot at the Baker cemetery northeast of Norwich. – Shenandoah Sentinel

[CLARK, MARY SHANNON REED]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 11, 1878, p. 3
Died. Clark. – On Friday morning, the 5th inst., at her residence in Clarinda, Mrs. Mary Clark, aged seventy-nine years.
She had been a citizen of Clarinda for some time, but old age quietly came on and took her to her Father's house. The funeral was at the Presbyterian church on Sabbath and the remains were followed to the cemetery by many of our citizens.

[CRAIG, JAMES RENWICK]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 4
James R. [enwick] Craig, a good and honored citizen of Clarinda, one of the old settlers of this city, died at 3 o'clock last Saturday afternoon, the result of a stroke of apoplexy, which he sustained at 7 o'clock in the morning of that day. His death was sudden and unexpected, although he had not been in good health for about one year previous to his demise, having been a sufferer from sciatic rheumatism.

The deceased was over 76 years of age. He was born near Belfast, Ireland, Jan. 1, 1818. In his youth he learned the baker's trade and made baking his life occupation, following it both in his native and adopted country. For over twenty years he was engaged in business in Clarinda, keeping a bakery, restaurant and grocery store.
Mr. Craig came to the United States about 1840, landing in New Orleans. He lived in that city about two years, then went to Cincinnati where he resided ten or twelve years. In 1845, in Guernsey county, O., he married Miss Rosana Toner, who with their three children survive him. The latter are Mrs. Linnie McIntosh of this city, Mrs. J. C. Patton of Omaha, and W. A. Craig of this city. The fact that the entire family was present at the time of the death and funeral was to Mrs. Craig a source of great comfort.

Mr. Craig and family came to Clarinda in1858. After living on a farm near here for a short time they removed to Newton, this state, at which place they resided during a portion of the time the civil war was in progress. They then returned to Clarinda, which was the home of the deceased from their return to the time of his death.
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon from the family residence, the service being conducted by Rev. Charles Clyde of the Covenanter faith, the deceased being a member of the Covenanter church five miles southwest of Clarinda, 

[CRAIG, JAMES RENWICK]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 8
James R. [enwick] Craig died Saturday, August 25, 1894 at 3 p. m. at the family residence, one and one-half blocks east of the square.
Mr. Craig was one of the pioneers of Page county and well and favorably known. Deceased was born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1818, having reached the ripe old age of 76 years. He emigrated to this country in 1840, arriving at New Orleans. Shortly after he located at Cincinnati, O., where he resided some twelve years. In 1845 he was married to Miss Rosana Turner [Toner], of Guernsey county, Ohio. He and his estimable wife were among the early settlers in Clarinda, where they have since continued to reside. The family left to mourn his loss consist of the widow and three children, W. [illiam] A. [lexander] Craig, Mrs. Linna McIntosh and Mrs. J. C. Patton. The fact of the entire family being present at the time was a great source of comfort to Mrs. Craig. Interment at Covenanter cemetery, Sunday, the remains being followed to their last resting place by a host of sympathizing friends and relatives. Mr. Craig had been a reader of the Herald since its first issue.

[CRAIG, ROSANNA TONER]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 25, 1909, p. 6
Rosanna, daughter of Charles and Rosanna Toner, was born in New Concord, O., Dec. 2, 1827. There she remained with her parents until Sept. 23, 1845, when she was united in marriage to James Craig and soon afterward removed with her husband to Cincinnati, O., where they made their home for a period of ten years. Thence they came westward and stopped in Keosauqua, Van Buren county, Ia. After a year's residence at that place they came to Page county and entered the land south of Clarinda which is now owned by F. V. Hensleigh and occupied by John R. Knox, jr. This was about the year 1856. Not long afterward they opened a grocery and bakery on the lot now covered by The Leader store and conducted business there until about twenty years ago, when they retired form business life. To them were born eight children, of whom only three are living, viz: W. [illiam] A. [lexander] Craig and Mrs. Linnie Taggart of Clarinda, and Mrs. Nellie Patten [Patton] of Omaha. Mr. Craig died on Aug. 25, 1894 and since that time the subject of this memoir has resided the greater portion of the time in Clarinda, but for the five years now past she has resided with her daughter, Mrs. Patten [Patton], in Omaha. There, at 2:55 p. m. on Feb. 19, 1909, she peacefully passed away. The body was brought to Clarinda to the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.[illiam] A. [lexander] Craig, where funeral services were held on Sunday at 10 o'clock a. m., conducted by Rev. J. W. Dill. Interment was in the cemetery adjoining the Reformed Presbyterian church in Harlan township, which deceased held membership. In addition to those already named the following relatives survive: Her twin sister, living at Washington, Ia., Mrs. Rosa Miller of Clarinda, and Anna Bell of Regina, Canada, nieces of deceased. Two nephews, John Toner of Ouray, Colo., and John Stevenson of Iowa City; also, two grandchildren, Eugenia and Donald, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. W. [illiam] A. [lexander] Craig, Clarinda.

[DUNN, EMERY]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 25, 1909, p. 6
Emery Dunn, who had been long a resident of Clarinda and who for many years conducted an express business in this city, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1909, at 8:30 a. m., at his home on West Water street. He was in ill health for a long time preceding his death. The late Mr. Dunn was born near Georgetown, O., Sept. 6, 1846, and so was 62 years of age at the time of his death. He moved with his parents to Illinois in 1855, where they resided until 1864, when they came to Clarinda, where Mr. Dunn made his home until his death. He was married to Miss Anna M. Henshaw, Dec. 25, 1869. Three children were born to this union. He was married to Miss Minnie Mayberry, May 21, 1895. One well acquainted with him says: "He was raised a devoted Methodist and manifested his faith in God to the very last." He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. G. A. Boyer, living in Clarinda and two sisters, Mrs. W. A. Frazier of Burbank, Calif. and Mrs. Henry Dunn of Kansas City. The funeral was held Tuesday, conducted by Rev. J. W. Abel. Burial was in the Clarinda city cemetery.

[EYRE, HANNAH ELLEN MCCLURE]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 30, 1913, p. 8
Mrs. Hannah E. Eyre – Information has come from Roy Saum, formerly of Clarinda, now of San Diego, Calif., to C. H. Oates, undertaker of this city, that Mrs. Hannah E. [llen] Eyre, who formerly lived here, died in San Diego early this week. She was the widow of Thomas Eyre who died in Clarinda May 19, 1903 and was buried here. For the eight years just preceding her death she made her home with her daughters, Mrs. G. L. Shaul and Mrs. A. B. Saum, both of whom formerly resided in this city. The remains of Mrs. Eyre are expected to arrive here next Monday, accompanied by Mrs. Shaul and will be buried beside those of her husband. The late Mrs. Eyre was 86 years of age. 

[EYRE, HANNAH ELLEN MCCLURE]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 30, 1913 [p. 1]
Obituary – Word was received the first of the week by Charles Oates of the sudden death of Mrs. Eyre of San Diego, Cal. Mrs. Eyre was 86 years old and for the last eight years has made her home with her daughters, Mrs. G. L. Shaul and Mrs. A. B. Saum in California. The remains are expected to arrive here Monday in care of Mrs. Shaul and Charles Oates. Interment will be made at the side of her husband, who was buried here about ten [years] ago. The word was sent by D. R. Saum, a grandson of Mrs. Eyre.

[EYRE, HANNAH ELLEN MCCLURE]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 6, 1913, p. 8
Burial of Mrs. Hannah E. Eyre
The remains of the late Mrs. Hannah E. Eyre, widow of Thomas Eyre, whose death in San Diego, Calif., was reported in The Journal last week, arrived in Clarinda Monday morning and burial was in the Clarinda city cemetery that morning. A daughter of the deceased, Mrs. G. L. Shaul accompanied the remains hereof from San Diego.

[EYRE, HANNAH ELLEN MCCLURE]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 6, 1913, p. 8
Mrs. Hannah Ellen Eyre died Oct. 22 at San Diego, Calif., aged 86 years, 5 months and 13 days. Her remains were brought to this city Monday, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. G. L. Shaul, and interred in the city cemetery by the side of her husband.

[EYRE, THOMAS]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, May 22, 1903, p. 5
Thomas Eyre – After having just barely completed his four score years of life, Thomas Eyre died at his home in Clarinda last Tuesday, May 19, 1903, after a painful illness of several weeks duration. He was born in Fayette county, Ohio, May 9, 1823, and was married to Hannah E. [llen] McClure November 13, 1845, so that for over fifty-eight years they have shared the joys and sorrows incident to human life. Four children were born to them, two sons, both of whom died in infancy, and two daughters, Mrs. A. [ugustus] B. Saum and Mrs. G. [ilbert] L. [afayette] Shaul, still living and left to mourn the loss of a loving father. Mr. and Mrs. Eyre could not endure the lonesomeness of a home without children and so four orphan children were adopted and raised by this excellent couple. These were Jacob and Isaac Taylor, now residents of Kansas, and Catherine and Ellis Anderson. Mr. Eyre moved to Illinois in '56, remaining there but a short time after which he removed to Iowa in February '57, establishing his home in Wapello county, six miles from Ottumwa and made that their home until two years ago when they came to Clarinda. Mr. Eyre was raised a Quaker but joined the Methodist church when a young man and was always in after life identified with that organization and he was not simply a member in name but in fact and his good works in the church will not soon be forgotten. He was also a member of the I. O. O. F., in fact the oldest member of the lodge at Ottumwa, and in token of respect and esteem in which he was held, the lodge sent a representative here in the person of Mr. Firkins, chaplain of the lodge. Mrs. Daniel Baum, of Ottumwa, also came to attend the funeral. In addition to his wife and two daughters above named, he leaves a brother and sister in Ohio and a brother in Colorado. Mrs. Shaul was unable to be communicated with by telegraph owing to the furious storm raging in the west. Her home is now in Grangeville, Idaho, and as the town is quite a distance from the railroad, it would have been impossible for her to be here. Mr. Eyre was kind and gentle spirited and attracted many friends to his side and although he has been a sufferer for many years from rheumatism he maintained his cheerful and happy disposition. The aged wife who is left alone on this side of the river has the sympathy of the entire community.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. E. IlgenFritz, pastor of the Methodist church and were attended by a large concourse of friends. The music for the occasion was furnished by a quartet composed of Messrs. Otis Lucas, H. R. Spry, Edwin Lisle, and Orie Keener. The services at the grave were conducted by the Odd Fellows under the direction of the visiting brother from Ottumwa.

[FASTENAU, JOHN HENRY]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 19, 1936, p. 3
J. H. Fastenau – John H. [enry] Fastenau was born Jan. 12, 1843 in Martfeld, Germany. There he received a Christian training and was confirmed in the year 1857. In 1867 he was married to Margrete Meier. In 1885 he came to America and settled in Page county, Iowa, where he had resided ever since. He was a faithful member of the Immanuel Lutheran church.
Mr. Fastenau was the father of nine children. Four died in infancy and five survive him, John, Henry, and Herman, all who live near Hepburn, Ia., Mrs. Frank Goecker of Ft. Morgan, Colo. and Mrs. Robert Otte of Clarinda, Ia. There are also sixteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren, besides a host of neighbors and friends. His wife preceded him Aug. 22, 1933.
Grandfather Fastenau enjoyed good health and was always busy, his pastime being rug making. In the last years he lived with his son Hohn Fastenau and family, where he found a real home and was given the best of care.
Mr. Fastenau was ill but a few days. He passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 15, 1936 at 8:30, having reached the age of 93 years, 9 months and 3 days. The immediate cause of his death was pneumonia.
Funeral services were held at the Immanuel Lutheran church at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, his pastor, Rev. Wm. Mueller, having charge of the services. The text chosen for the occasion was Luke 2:29, which reads as follows: "Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace." The congregation sang the hymn No. 498 found in the Lutheran hymnal and the school children sang "Beloved, it is well." Pallbearers were six grandchildren, Messrs. Henry, Rudolph and Arnold Fastenau, Martin Sunderman, and Harold and Loyd Otte. The Misses Ersel Fastenau and Darlene Grebert acted as flower girls. Interment was made in the Immanuel Lutheran cemetery, where he was laid by the side of his wife.
[Note: The death date on his headstone is October 16, 1936.]

[FASTENAU, MARGARETHE KATRINA REBECKA MEIER]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
Mrs. J. H. Fastenau - Katrina Rebecka Margareta Fastenau nee Meir [Meier] was born Jan. 8, 1847 in Hollen, Hanover, Germany. She was baptized at Martfeld, where she also attended school and was confirmed at the age of 14 years.
She was united in marriage to John Fastenau on Oct. 16, 1866. On Aug. 2, 1885, Mr. Fastenau and family emigrated to America and settled near Clarinda in Page county, Iowa. Their matrimony was blessed with nine children, four of them entering their eternal abode in infancy.
For the last five years she has been in failing health, which required constant care. She passed away at the home of her son John on August 22 at 11 p. m. at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 14 days.
Besides her devoted husband who survives her, she leaves to mourn her death five children, sixteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren and a host of friends. The names of the children are John, Henry, Herman and Mrs. Robt. Otte of near Clarinda, Page county, and Mrs. Frank Goecker of Ft. Morgan, Colo.
The funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Immanuel church, of which she was a faithful member. The services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. Wm. Mueller. Burial in the Immanuel cemetery.

[FILLEY, JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" RHOADES]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p 5
Mrs. F. M. Filley – A former Clarinda resident, Mrs. F. [rank] M. Filley, mother of Mrs. Ralph Spunaugle of this city, recently died at Denver, Colo. Mrs. Spunaugle was called there by her mother's critical illness and arrived there in time to have her mother recognize her before passing away. The Denver East End Echo published the following regarding Mrs. Filley: "Mrs. Josie Filley, late of 3746 Wewatta street, wife of F. M. Filley, passed away July 10, 1922, at the age of 67 years. She is survived by her husband and six children—J. W., Roy, Mrs. Maud Sherman and Mrs. Grace Huck of Denver, Mrs. Ethel Spunaugle of Clarinda, Iowa, and Ora of Stockton, Calif. All the children were here for the funeral. Mrs. Filley was born in Illinois in 1855 and married to F. M. Filley Aug. 1, 1871, at Clarinda, Iowa. Deceased was a member of the Baptist church and a resident of Denver for twenty-two years."

[GRIEME, CAROLINE GRIPPLE]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 4
Caroline, wife of Herman Grieme, died last night at her home two miles west of this city, of erysipelas. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 10 a. m. Beside her husband she leaves several children to mourn her death. The bereaved family have the sympathy of many friends in their affliction.

 

[GRIEME, HERMAN]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, September 9, 1926, p. 3
Herman Grieme – Herman Grieme, who has been painter for the Clarinda State Hospital for a number of years, passed away Sept. 3, following an illness of several months.
Mr. Grieme was born in Metford, Hanover, Germany, Nov. 2, 1848 and came to this country when 19 years of age, settling first in St. Louis, Mo., making his home with his sister, the later Mrs. Henry Wagoner. He came to Clarinda something like forty-seven years ago and has resided here ever since with the exception of twelve years which he spent in St. Joseph, Mo.
Deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sophia Hill and Minnie Grieme, and two sons, Walter and Edward Grieme, all of whom live in St. Joseph. Mrs. Grieme preceded him in death several years ago as did also a daughter, Mrs. Lydia Stephens.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 10:30 from the Harmon Funeral Home and interment was in the Clarinda cemetery.
[Note: The same obituary was published in the Page County Democrat, September 8, 1926, [p. 1]

[HAWTHORNE, HUGH]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, September 9, 1926, p. 3
Hugh Hawthorne – Hugh Hawthorne, a native of County Armagh, Ireland, was born probably in 1823, the exact date of his birth being unknown and died at Braddyville, Sept. 1, 1926, at 3:10 p. m.
He was left an orphan at about eight years of age and came to America in 1845 where he lived in New York City for sixteen years.
He was married in 1854 to Sarah Hunter, also of Armagh county, Ireland, who died in 1911. To this union were born six sons and one daughter. Of these sons three, Thos. J., David H., and Samuel G., preceded him in death. The three sons still living are Robert A. of Braddyville, J. R. S. of Omaha, and H. A. of Deansborough, N. Y. The daughter, Janie M., also of Deansborough, survives him.
He was brought up in the Reformed Presbyterian church and afterward united with the United Presbyterian church of Albia, Iowa, of which he remained a member until his death.
Interment was at Hickory Grove, Iowa.

[HAWTHORNE, HUGH]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, September 8, 1926, [p. 1]
Death of Hugh Hawthorne
Hugh Hawthorne, aged 103 years, oldest resident of Page County, died on Wednesday afternoon of last week at the home of his son, Dr. R. A. Hawthorne, in Braddyville. Brief mention of Mr. Hawthorne's death was made in last week's issue of the Democrat, but at the time of going to press no particulars were available.
Mr. Hawthorne was born in Ireland, coming to this county at an early age and spending the greater part of his life at his home near Albia, Iowa. The body was taken to Albia for burial.
George A. Hawthorne, Harold Hawthorne and Mrs. Earl Howes, all of Clarinda, are grandchildren of Mr. Hawthorne.

[HAWTHORNE, SARAH HUNTER]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 19, 1911, p. 2
Mrs. Sarah Hawthorne – Mrs. Sarah Hawthorne, mother of T. J. Hawthorne, of Clarinda, died at the home of herself and husband, in Albia, Sunday, Oct. 8, 1911, age 85 years. She had been ill in bed for two months prior to her demise. The maiden name of the late Mrs. Hawthorne was Hunter. She was born in Ireland in June 1826. Her parents located in the United States when their daughter was young. She was married Sept. 6, 1856, in New York City, to Hugh Hawthorne, who, at 87 years of age, in rugged health, survives her. Eight children were born to them, one of whom, Samuel, died at Albia in 1889. The others survive and are Alexander, of Albia; David, of Frederick; T. J. of Clarinda; J. R. and R. A., of College Springs and Mary Jane Hawthorne of Albia. The three older children were born in New York, the others in Iowa. The family located in Des Moines county in the spring of 1862 and in Monroe county in 1871. In recent years the home of the deceased was in Albia. Much of her life was spent on a farm. The funeral was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the home in Albia, conducted by Reverends W. C. Allen of the Reformed Presbyterian church; assisted by Rev. Mr. Martin of the Methodist and also by the pastor of the Seceder church. The burial was at the Covenanter cemetery six miles northeast of Albia. The pallbearers were the five sons and one grandson, Edwin Hawthorne of College Springs.

[HERZBERG, RICHARD H.]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 6, 1913, p. 8
Richard H. Herzberg – Richard H. Herzberg, formerly of Nodaway township and Clarinda, was accidentally killed at Dodge City, Kan., last Saturday, Nov. 1, 1913. He was living near Dodge City but was about to move to a farm he had bought near Topeka and was riding with a neighbor, Mr. Harms, who was driving a mule team, into Dodge City. He was on his way to Topeka on business. As the team was near the end of its journey the team became frightened by an automobile and ran away. Mr. Herzberg seized hold of the lines to assist his neighbor in handling the mules and about the time they were under control it appears that he fell to the ground. His skull was crushed by the fall.
Information of his death reached his brother-in-law, William Wehmiller, in Clarinda, by telegraph, Saturday afternoon. Mr. Wehmiller and Miss Rosa Herzberg, a daughter of the deceased who was here visiting at the time, left Saturday evening for Dodge City, and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Herzberg of Nodaway township left for that place Sunday.
The remains of the late Mr. Herzberg arrived in Clarinda Tuesday evening accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Herzberg, Mr. Wehmiller and the widow and two children of the deceased.

The funeral was held at 10 o'clock this morning at the German Lutheran church in Nodaway township, conducted by Rev. C. H. Jaebker and interment was in the Summit cemetery in this township.

The late Richard H. Herzberg was best known by the name of "Dick" Herzberg, as his many friends and acquaintances spoke of him. He was born in Germany and was 54 years of age. He came to the United States when he was a small boy. He was married in March 1880 to Miss Amelia Niewette, in Page county, and to them three children were born. His wife died in March 1890. In 1893 he [was] married to Miss Amelia Wehmiller, who survives him. Four sons and one daughter were born to his second union, who survive.
Besides having been a farmer in Nodaway township, Mr. Herzberg was from Jan. 1, 1887 to the fall of 1893 in partnership in the implement business with J. H. Driftmier in Clarinda. In the spring of 1894 Mr. Herzberg moved with his family to near Springfield, Mo., and after four years spent in Missouri returned to Nodaway county [township], Page county, and after living in Nodaway township about nine years they moved to near Dodge City, Kan., about four years ago.
Among surviving relatives are two brothers, Harman Herzberg and J. H. Herzberg, of Nodaway township and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Seabrandt, of Chicago. Mrs. Seabrandt and son Richard arrived from Chicago yesterday for the funeral.
The late Mr. Herzberg was highly respected and left a great many friends.

[HITE, ROBERT BARRY]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, Monday, April 17, 1933, [p. 1]
R. B. Hite Funeral Tuesday
The funeral services for Mr. Hite are arranged to be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family home on north 13th street, the home where Mr. and Mrs. Hite raised a fine family. Dr. A. B. Thutt will be in charge of the service at the home and the Masons will have charge of the burial service.

All Masons are asked to gather at the hall at 1:30 o'clock to attend in a body.
Mr. Hite was born in Ottumwa in 1850 and came with his father to Clarinda in 1869. Since that time he has been active, entering the furniture business with his father at first and later owned a drug store here, but in recent years has had to be relieved of business responsibilities. He is numbered among the oldest of Masonic members here.
Miss Lillian Hite is here from Chicago, Dr. F. P. Wells from Colorado Springs, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Hite from Tarkio, to join the mother in her home and Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Wyatt, nephew and niece, are here from Kansas City. The son, Fred, in California, and Mrs. Wells being unable to come.

[HITE, ROBERT BARRY]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 20, 1933, p. 3
R. B. Hite – Robert Barry Hite, son of John and Rebecca Hite, was born Jan. 27, 1850, in Ottumwa, Ia., and died at his home in Clarinda, Ia., April 15, 1933.
He was married to Theodosia B. McGuire on Feb. 29, 1876. To this union were born two daughters and two sons, Hallie B., wife of Dr. F. P. Wells of Colorado Springs, Colo., Lillian M. of Chicago, Ill., Fred A. of Crockett, Calif., and R. Beryl of Tarkio, Mo.
Mr. Hite was a resident of Clarinda for 64 years, coming here in 1869, and was for many years engaged in business here.
He was a member of Nodaway Lodge, No. 140, A. F. & A. M., for more than 46 years.
Mr. Hite had been confined to his bed for six weeks prior to his passing and a few days before his death suffered a relapse accompanied by a cerebral hemorrhage, the end coming quietly at 7:30 Saturday evening.
The funeral services were held from the home at 221 north 13th street Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Dr. A. B. Thutt was in charge of the home service, the Masonic lodge performing the service at the grave, Ray A. Hughes giving the ritualistic parts. Burial was in the Clarinda cemetery.

[HITE, THEODOSIA BELL MCGUIRE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
Death of Mrs. Hite
Mrs. R. [obert] B. [arry] Hite, 75, whose husband died April 15th, died last Saturday. The funeral services are planned to be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the home on north 13th street. Dr. Wells of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Beryl Hite of Tarkio, Mo., have arrived and a daughter, Lillian in Chicago and son, Fred in California also survive.

[HITE, THEODOSIA BELL MCGUIRE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), September 11, 1933, p. 12
Mrs. R. B. Hite – Mrs. R. [obert] B. [arry] Hite passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 2, 1933 at about seven o'clock in her home at 221 North Thirteenth St.
The end of her earthly life came unexpectedly as is so often the case when it is caused by heart trouble, from which she had suffered for some time. Her death and that of her husband, R. [obert] B. [arry] Hite occurred scarcely five months apart, Mr. Hite having died April 15, 1933 at almost the same hour, seven o'clock.
Theodosia Bell McGuire was born February 23, 1858 in Taylor county, Iowa. She was the daughter of David and Rachel McGuire. The family home was originally in Crawford county, Ohio. Upon coming to Iowa in 1857 the family, consisting of father, mother and three sons, settled on a farm near Siam. In 1869 Mr. McGuire purchased the block of ground bounded by Washington, Chestnut, Thirteenth and Twelfth Sts., on the southwest corner of which the family home was built. This residence was occupied by some member of the family until the time of the death of Mrs. McGuire in 1910. There, on the 29th of February 1876, occurred the marriage of Theodosia B. McGuire and Robert Barry Hite. The new family home was built on the northwest corner of the block, owned by the bride's father, and here Mrs. Hite has dwelt for fifty-seven years, endearing herself to successive groups of neighbors. Those who survive her shall miss her greatly and mourn for her with her four children, who were all born there but live now in widely scattered localities; Mrs. F. T. Wells in Colorado Springs, Colo., Miss Lillian Hite in Chicago, Fred A. Hite in Crockett, California and Robert Beryl Hite in Tarkio, Mo.
Only one of the three brothers and two sisters of Mrs. Hite survive. The eldest of the family, A. D. McGuire of Eugene, Oregon, is living, the others, W. W. McGuire of Northfield, Minn., and California, A. C. McGuire, residing in Oklahoma, Emma McGuire Wyatt of Chicago and California, and an infant sister, having passed away previously.
Mrs. Hite was of sterling character, a devoted mother, a sincere friend, and she will be greatly missed in the circles in which she moved. She was a charter member of Clarinda chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She served as the third Worthy Matron of that organization and at almost every station during the years of her devotion to the order.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. B. Thutt at the residence Wednesday morning at ten o'clock. At the interment immediately following in the Clarinda cemetery the beautiful service of the Order of the Eastern Star was given by the worthy matron and other officers of Clarinda Chapter O. E. S.
Those acting as pall bearers were Orville Green, Dr. F. K. Burnett, A. M. Abbott, Paul Opitz, Dr. C. B. Eller and Charles McKee.
Those attending the service from a distance were Miss Lillian Hite of Chicago, Ill., Dr. F. C. Wells of Colorado Springs, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hite of Tarkio, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Kirk K. Wyatt of Kansas City, Mo.

[HOPKINS, JANET LUSK]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 4
Mrs. Janett Hopkins passed away at her home in the northeastern part of the city at 12:50 a. m. Wednesday. She had not been in good health for a long time but was about as usual until Tuesday of last week, when she was suddenly taken with sickness from which she was not to recover.
The maiden name of the deceased was Lusk. She was born Nov. 9, 1822, in South Carolina. In early life she became a resident of the state of Illinois and was married in 1843, at or near Oquawka, that state, to William B. Hopkins and in Oquawka six children were born of the union, three of whom are now living, one son, J. E. Hopkins, in this city; another son, William J Hopkins, in Des Moines, and a daughter, Mrs. J. A. Kuykendall, also in Clarinda.
The husband of the late deceased died a soldier of the Union army, at Louisville, Ky., having entered the service of his country from Oquawka as a member of Co. C, of the Ninety-first Illinois regiment.
The deceased came to Iowa in 1872, and after living here for a time went to Kansas, where she remained for about three years, returning in 1878 to Clarinda, where she has since resided.
Mrs. Hopkins was an excellent woman and will be much missed by a wide circle of friends. She was a faithful member of the United Presbyterian church. Her funeral was held Thursday afternoon from the family residence, conducted by Rev. I. C. Rankin, pastor of the United Presbyterian church of this city.
[Poem not transcribed]

[HOPKINS, JANET LUSK]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 8
Obituary – Mrs. Janett Hopkins died Aug. 29th at 12:50 a. m.
She was born in South Carolina, Nov. 9th, 1821. She moved to Illinois in early years and was married, Nov. 14th, 1843, to W. [illiam] B. Hopkins of Henderson county, Illinois who, as a soldier of the Republic, died at Louisville, Kentucky, 1863.
Mrs. H. came to Clarinda in 1878 and has since made this her home. She [was] a member of the U. P. Church and was faithful to her vows and died in the full assurance of faith.
She leaves one daughter, Mrs. J. A. Kuykendall, two sons, Jas. E. and W. J. Hopkins and a sister, Mrs. W. W. Woods to follow her on the eternal journey. She has suffered much the last few years, but she is now at rest. Her years were ripe. Her life work finished and the Father hath taken her home— " he giveth His beloved rest."

[HOWELL, ROBERT E.]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 19, 1911, p. 2
Robert E. Howell – Robert E. Howell died Friday, Oct. 6, 1911, at the home of his son, J. R. Howell, in East River township, of heart trouble. He was seriously ill for about ten days before his demise. His wife preceded him to the grave. He was a coal miner by occupation. The funeral was held Sunday, Oct. 8, with services conducted by William Orr, and interment was in the Davis cemetery. 

[HURLBUT, SALMON WARREN]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 30, 1913, p. 8
Funeral of Salmon Warren Hurlbut – The funeral of the late Salmon Warren Hurlbut, who died at his home at 205 South Eighteenth street, this city, Wednesday, oct. 22, in the eighty-first year of his age, was held Friday, the 24th inst., at the home, at 2:30 o'clock. The services were well attended by friends and neighbors, as well as relatives, and a number of people were present from out of town. One daughter of the deceased, Mrs. T. A. Richey of Villisca, was prevented by ill health from being in attendance. The other of the immediate family were present: the surviving wife; son, E. E. Hurlbut and daughter, Miss Geraldine Hurlbut. Those from a distance who came to the funeral were a nephew of the deceased, W. E. Hurlbut of Sedalia, Mo.; a granddaughter, Mrs. George Gilmor of Shenandoah and a son-in-law, T. A. Richey of Villisca; Edwin Henshaw of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Gillespie of Page Center and the following from Villisca: Mr. and Mrs. Chris Teeman, Mrs. Asa Overman, Mrs. George Farquhar, Mrs. J. C. Whitehill, W. G. Davie, Samuel Kelley, Dr. G. T. Rumbaugh and L. T. Cook.
The services were conducted by an old friend of the deceased, Rev. Enoch Hill, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church of College Springs, who was a near neighbor of the late Mr. Hurlbut in Villisca.
Mr. Hill's intimate knowledge of the life of Mr. Hurlbut enabled the pastor to speak of the deceased as he was. Presenting in brief form important incidents that had been written concerning Mr. Hurlbut, the speaker elaborated upon them and brought out much that showed the estimable, upright and useful character of the deceased. He likened Mr. Hurlbut unto Moses for his meekness, although, being meek, Mr. Hill said, Mr. Hurlbut was not wishy-washy; neither was Moses; Mr. Hurlbut had strong convictions and was free to express his opinions. Again, Mr. Hill considered that Mr. Hurlbut was like Job, because of his patience and he was like Elijah because of his goodness. Mr. Hill dwelt upon the fact of Mr. Hurlbut having left to his family the fragrance of a good name and what it meant to have done so.

Mr. Hill referred to what a traveling man had said concerning Mr. Hurlbut when he heard that he was dead. "That was a good man," declared the traveling man.
The pastor spoke thoughtfully, words to be of comfort and consolation to the mourning relatives. He gave an impressive lesion for all within the sound of his voice; that it is not the problem of death that should concern us as much as the problem of how to live.
The singing was by a male quartette composed of John T. D. Keener, Guy H. Lain, Otis R. Lucas and Glen Foster, who sang, "Jesus, Savior, Comfort Me;" "Beyond the Hill Tops," and "Art Thou Weary?"

The pallbearers were W. E. Stevens, W. W. Welch, H. L. Chamberlain, C. T. Hill, C. F. Luederand Ed C Lane.
There were many beautiful floral emblems.
Interment was in the Clarinda city cemetery, in the Hurlbut family lot beside three children who preceded the deceased to the grave.
In his occupation as a carpenter the late Mr. Hurlbut did much important work. He had the contract for building the first bridge over the West Nodaway river between Clarinda and Hawleyville and did considerable building for a railroad in Nebraska. In may structures of various kinds he faithfully used his carpenter tools in a truly workmanlike manner.
Mr. Hurlbut was gifted as a singer, and thousands of people have been charmed by his voice.

[JOHNSON, OLIVER]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 6, 1913, p. 8
Oliver Johnson – The remains of Oliver Johnson, colored, who died at Kirksville, Mo., were brought to Clarinda last Saturday and buried here. The deceased was the brother-in-law of Joe Jones who lives in the northeastern part of Clarinda.

[KEENER, GRACE ELIZABETH ORTH]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 19, 1936, p. 3
Mrs. Grace Keener – Grace Elizabeth Orth was born in Mercersburg, Pa., Oct. 14, 1880 and passed away at her home in Clarinda, Ia., on the evening of Oct. 15, 1936, at the age of 56 years and 1 day.
On May 6, 1914, she was married to Orvin Walter Keener, who preceded her in death 3 ½ years ago. Grace was an exemplary wife and home maker and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Her cheerfulness and patience in her long illness will always be an example to each of us.
Funeral services were held at the Pruitt Funeral Home Saturday at 2:30 p. m. Those serving as pallbearers were Fred Fisher, Wm. Burwell, Al Abbott, Wm. Keeney, J. P. Scott and Ellis Bradley. Mrs. Griffith, Mrs. Nettie Hawley, Mrs. Roy Collins, Mrs. Keeran and Miss Agnes Irwin were in charge of the flowers.

[KEENER, ORVIN WALTER]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 30, 1933, p. 5
Orvin Walter Keener – Orvin Walter Keener entered this life on October 10, 1876 and departed on March 24th, 1933, after a prolonged illness. He was 56 years, 5 months and 14 days old. He was educated and spent his entire life in Clarinda. He was employed for 23 years at Weil's Clothing Company and during that time made for himself a host of friends
On February 16, 1898 he was married to Miss Ruby Bagby, who preceded him in death. To this union was born one child, Stanley LaVelle Keener, who survives his father.
On May 6th, 1914 he was married to Miss Grace Elizabeth Orth who also survives him but is in very poor health.
Mr. Keener's father, mother and ten brothers and sisters have preceded him through the valley and shadow of death.
The funeral services were largely attended Sunday afternoon, being held from the United Presbyterian church, Rev. Carl Person officiating. Interment was in Clarinda cemetery.

[KLUGEY, BEDA A DELANEY]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p 5
Mrs. Beda A. Klugey – Mrs. Beda A. Klugey died at her home on East Chestnut street in this city, Monday, July 24, 1922. She had been ill about three months. Her maiden name was Beda A. Delaney. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Margaret E. Warren and Mrs. Sadie Marrs [Mars], both of Denver, Colo. A brother, Jesse Delaney of Villisca, also survives. The daughters were here for the funeral which was held at the Harmon Funeral Home at 10 o'clock this morning. Burial was to be in Villisca cemetery.

[KLUGEY, BEDA A DELANEY]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p. 6
Mrs. Beda Klugey – Mrs. Beda A. Klugey, age 69 yrs, passed away early Monday morning at her residence 8th and Chestnut Streets. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sadie Mrs of Ft. Collins, Colo., and Mrs. Margaret Warren of Denver, Colo., also a brother Jesse Delaney of Villisca.

Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock Thursday morning from the Harmon Funeral home, with interment at Villisca.
The daughters, Mrs. Warren and Mrs. Mars and her daughter were present for the funeral.

[KLUGEY, BEDA A DELANEY] 
Villisca Review (Villisca, Iowa), Friday, August 4, 1922, p. 4
Brought Here For Burial
Mrs. Beda A. Klugey, who died of dropsy at her home in Clarinda, was brought to Villisca for burial Thursday afternoon of last week. She was a sister of J. W. Delaney of this city. She had been a resident of Clarinda for more than forty years and was 69 years of age at the time of her death. She was born at Savannah, Mo., and is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Margaret E. Warren and Mrs. Sadie Marrs, both of Denver, Colo.

[KUHN, ANNA ELIZABETH SWISHER]
Villisca Review (Villisca, Iowa), Friday, March 6, 1925, p. 1, 5
Mrs. Anna E. Kuhn – Mrs. Anna E. Kuhn died about 12:30 o'clock Friday morning at her home on East Fourth street, her death resulting from acute indigestion.
She had not been ill of late and on Thursday she was feeling in excellent health, having spent part of the day in the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. I. Woods, where she was entertained at dinner. In the afternoon she returned home and after she had eaten her supper she called Mr. and Mrs. Woods by telephone to let them know she had finished her evening meal and completed her work for the day.
About 9:30 o'clock her daughter, Mrs, Cora J. Nicholson of Nodaway, called her by telephone to see how she was felling and the mother assured her daughter at that time that she was in good health. Soon after 12 'clock that night, however, she came downstairs and calling the central telephone office asked the operator to call Mrs. Woods and have her come to her assistance at once. Mrs. Woods asked the operator to call W. K. Van Camp, also, who lives near Mrs. Kuhn's home, as he could reach her before Mr. and Mrs. Woods could get there from their home on High street.
Mr. Van Camp went at once to Mrs. Kuhn's home but was unable to get in. Mr. and Mrs. Woods soon arrived, and a back door was found unlocked, which Mrs. Kuhn evidently had unlocked after calling over the telephone. She then lay down on a couch where she was found dead by Mr. and Mrs. Woods and Mr. Van Camp when they reached her side. The body was still warm, and she had been dead but a few minutes. 
Anna Elizabeth Swisher was born in Franklin county, Pennsylvania, on August 28, 1840, where she grew to womanhood. She was married to Thos. J. Kuhn on Jan. 16, 1862, and they came from Pennsylvania to Page county, Iowa, in 1869, settling on a farm three miles north of Hawleyville. In March 1870, they moved to the farm six miles southeast of Villisca where Mrs. Kuhn lived until 1918, when she came to Villisca to make her home. Mr. Kuhn died in February 1890.
Mrs. Kuhn united with the Methodist church early in life, remaining in that faith until her death. She was the mother of three sons and two daughters, who survive her. They are Elmer E., Shannon City, Iowa; U. S. Grant, Seattle, Wash.; Geo. D., Corona, Cal.; Mrs. Cora J. Nicholson, Nodaway, Iowa; and Mrs. W. I. Woods, Villisca. There are also eleven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the M. E. church, Rev. L. B. Carpenter, formerly Mrs. Kuhn's pastor, preaching the funeral service. Rev. J. L. Boyd, her pastor at the time of her death, assisted in the service. The singing was by Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Updyke, Mrs. F. E. Shane and J. H. [?] and the pall bearers were Ray McCoy and Chas. Kuhn of this vicinity and Ross Woods of Guss, Roscoe Thompson of Nodaway, Glen McCoy of Des Moines and Thos. L. Kuhn of Bedford. Interment was in the Villisca cemetery.

[KUHN, THOMAS JEFFERSON]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, February 12, 1890, [p. 1]
Obituary – Thomas J., son of D. [aniel] and A. [rabella] B. Kuhn, was born near Zanesville, Ohio. Died February 9, 1890. When quite small his parents moved to Franklin Co., Pa. Deceased was the oldest of thirteen children, eight of whom are living, five brothers and three sisters. Was married, to Anna E.[lizabeth] Swisher, Jan. 16, 1862. United with the M. E. Church in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, 1866. In 1869 moved to Page Co. and made a home for his family in Valley Township. In his last sickness, which lasted about six weeks, he was cheerful, patient, and hopeful. He expressed himself as being prepared to go. Said he, "If it is God's wish that I should be taken away, I am assured that I shall meet him in peace." During great bodily suffering he said to one of his children, "O it's so good to be able to bear pain and at the same time praise the Lord." A few hours before his death, he called his family to his bedside and admonished them to put their trust in the Lord. "Trust in the Lord as I have done, and you shall meet me in Heaven," he said.
His remains were interred in the North Grove Cemetery on Monday, February 10th, Rev. Campbell of Villisca conducted the funeral services.

[KUHN, THOMAS JEFFERSON]
Villisca Review (Villisca, Iowa), Thursday, February 27, 1890, p. 4
Obituary – Died, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1890, at his home, one and one fourth miles north of North Grove Church, in Page Co., Thos. Kuhn. Brother Kuhn was born near Zanesville on April 18, 1841 and was 48 years, 9 months and 21 days old when he died. His parents moved to Franklin Co., Pa., when he was quite young. He was married to Miss Anna Swisher in Jan. 1862. He served in the late war in the 158th Regiment of Pennsylvania Infantry, and moved to Iowa in the year 1869 and has since been a highly respected citizen of the township in which he died. He joined the M. E. Church at Green Castle in 1862 and has since been an active member of that organization. During his last illness his trust was firm in his Savior and while tortured by bodily pain his soul was at rest. He passed away with a sweet smile of contentment on his face to meet those who have gone before. The funeral services were held on the 10th inst at North Grove Church and the remains were interred in the family lot in the Church Cemetery. The house was crowded, and Rev. Campbell preached a lengthy and very consoling sermon that took the minds of the bereaved from their loss and riveted them on the gain of the departed.
(The obituary received too late for publication two weeks ago was mislaid and thus did not appear last week. This necessitated a rewriting.)

[LEBARRON, ROSA ROTH]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 30, 1933, p. 5
Mrs. C. B. LeBarron – Mrs. C. B. LeBarron, a resident of Shenandoah for fifty-five years, died Saturday, March 18, after four months of illness. She came to that city in 1878 with the family of Rev. William Plested direct from New York City. Rev. Plested was the first resident minister of the Congregational church. Miss Rosa Roth, who was in the employ of the minister's family, brought her younger brother with her. She was born in the heart of New York City, March 4, 1861, the spring of the opening of the Civil war. Her parents, John George Roth and Fredricka Darra-Roth, came direct from Germany to the United States in January of that year, a few months before she was born. Their home in New York City was between First and Second streets and between Avenue A and Avenue B. For seventeen years, until growing to young womanhood, that growing metropolis was her home.
Her father enlisted in the Union army, leaving her mother and herself, but a babe in arms, on an acreage. Her mother died when she was 14. She took the place of her mother in the home. There were two brothers, one of whom was a cripple. Her father died a little more than two months before she was 16. Friends tried to persuade her to place her brothers in homes, but instead she found a place to work where it was possible for her to keep the little family together. Her afflicted brother died a few months after the father. She was the oldest of twelve children, her father, mother and ten children had been called by death.
Aug. 27, 1879, she and C. B. LeBarron were united in marriage. For 53 years they had trod life's pathway together. Her companion was a pioneer son of pioneers, born on a farm in the vicinity of Manti before Shenandoah sprang into existence. Two children were born to them: Charles R. LeBarron of Clarinda, who was constant in his attention to his mother during her illness and Mrs. Frank Johnson of Shenandoah, who shared with him the ministry of a devoted daughter. They were not the only ones who shared that fine motherhood, for twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren mourn with them.
Mrs. LeBarron was reared under the influence of the German Lutheran church. For years she had in her possession her grandmother's Bible, which had been published at least a century before Mrs. LeBarron was born. She had a card issued by the Lutheran cemetery of Middle Village, New York City, giving the burial record of her mother and father. In the home of Rev. Plested she came in contact with the Congregational church and in later years united with the same and was a member at the time of her death.
All during her suffering, which at times was most intense, there was such a wonderful patience and fortitude. She was so deeply appreciative of every kindness shown her, of every manifestation of thoughtfulness given by others. She never forgot to express her gratitude. All during her illness there was the constant presence and tender nursing of Mrs. Charles R. LeBarron. Her love and devotion was as gentle and as helpful as though she were her very daughter. In the death of Mrs. LeBarron, Shenandoah has lost another pioneer esteemed because of her character and motherhood.
Funeral services were held March 20 at 2:30 p. m. in the Congregational church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Peter Jacobs. A trio sang two hymns, with Mrs. V. M. McFarland as organist. Interment was in Rose Hill cemetery.

[MCCARTNEY, NETTIE]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 28, 1878, p. 3
Died. McCartney – At Clarinda, Iowa, February 21, 1878, Nettie McCartney, aged thirteen years and six months.
Nettie was a bright, interesting child, an especial favorite of her associates and admired by all who knew her. She suffered intensely for four weeks of her last illness, her disease defeating all attempts of human skill to subdue or to greatly alleviate it. Toward the last she seemed conscious that her life would shortly be demanded of her, but she was perfectly willing to yield it up to the Good Giver. Just before she died she sang the XXIII Psalm with a voice sweet and pure as birds—a most happy ending of her pure young life. Her funeral on the 23d, at the U. P. church, was largely attended by sympathizing friends. Though "He doeth all things well," this is one dispensation of Providence to which it must be hard to become resigned. It is indeed sad—very sad to think that one so pure, so gentle, so perfectly lovely, so full of promise should have a life so brief. But,
"---The good die first; the bad, like summer 
Lights, burn to the socket."
The greatly bereaved family have the universal sympathy of the community in these their hours of sorrow.

[MCGUIRE, DAVID]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 20, 1876, p. 2
Died. McGuire – At his residence in Clarinda, on Wednesday morning, about 5 o'clock, July 19, 1876, Mr. David McGuire, aged 57 years.
Mr. McGuire was one of our old and most respected citizens. He had been sick but a few weeks, and all that medical skill could do was done for him. On Wednesday afternoon a post mortem examination was held by our physicians and his funeral was preached at this residence at 5 o'clock. On Thursday morning his remains were taken to the family burying ground on his farm in the edge of Taylor County. He leaves a wife, family and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss.

[MCGUIRE, RACHEL MARY BEBOUT]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 10, 1910, p. 8
Mrs. Rachel Mary McGuire – Mrs. Rachel Mary McGuire died at her home in Clarinda at 10:30 p. m., Monday, Feb. 7, 1910 at an advanced age, eighteen days prior to her death having become 82 years old.
Her maiden name was Bebout. She was the daughter of Peter and Mry (Kelley) Bebout, and was born Jan. 20, 1828, at Leesville, O. She was united in marriage to David McGuire Sept. 6, 1849, and in 1857 she and her husband removed to Iowa, where they located on a farm in Taylor county. Six children were born to them, five of whom are still living, as follows: S. [pencer] D. [wight] McGuire of Eugene, Ore.; A.[lbert] C. McGuire of Hopkins, Mo.; W. [illis] W. McGuire of Northfield, Minn.; Mrs. R.[obert] B. [arry] Hite of Clarinda, and Mrs. G. M. Wyatt of Marseilles, Ill. All were present at the funeral except S. [pencer] D.[wight] McGuire of Oregon.
In 1869 Mr. and Mrs. David McGuire left the Taylor county farm and moved to Clarinda, where the late Mrs. McGuire resided continuously from that time until her death. Her husband died July 19, 1876.
In early life Mrs. McGuire united with the Methodist Episcopal church, and was always a faithful, consistent member. She was a faithful wife, a kind and loving mother.
Funeral services were conducted in Clarinda Wednesday forenoon by Rev. William Stevenson and the remains were taken to the Shearer cemetery, in Buchanan township, for interment.

[MCNEIL, LAVINA BOERSTLER]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 25, 1909, p. 6
Mrs. Lavina McNeil died in this city, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1909. Her maiden name was Boerstler. She was born Dec. 1, 1833, in Trumbull county, O., and was married April 27,1869 to Holmes McNeil. Three children were born to this marriage: Mary, Corda, and Dacie. Her husband and two of the daughters preceded Mrs. McNeil to the grave. One daughter, Dacie, now Mrs. G. B. Driftmier, in Clarinda, a brother, B. F. Boerstler, of Monte Vista, Colo., are all that remain of her family. The late Mrs. McNeil was converted in early womanhood and joined the Christian church, in which she was recognized as a faithful member and living the daily Christ-filled life. In her long illness she leaned on her Savior for support. Her funeral was held Wednesday conducted by Rev. W. T. Fisher. Thus another good woman, well known in Clarinda and vicinity, has passed to her reward.

[MAINS, JACOB]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, November 6, 1913, p. 8
Jacob Mains – Jacob Mains who was last Friday stricken with paralysis, as mentioned on the first page of the Journal, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1913, on the W. F. Schenck farm, near Hawleyville He was born May 6, 1846. His funeral will be at the Schenck place Friday Nov. 7 and burial will be in Villisca.

[MAINS, JACOB]
Villisca Review (Villisca, Iowa), Thursday, November 13, 1913, [p. 1]
Death of Jacob Mains
Former Villisca Citizen Succumbs to Paralysis
Tuesday, November 4, 1913, occurred the death of Jacob Mains at the W. F. Schenck farm near Hawleyville, the cause of death being paralysis. Mr. Mains was on a wagon with some household goods on Friday prior to his death and was near Hawleyville when he was found in the road stricken with paralysis. He was moving from the F. P. Barr farm near Bedford to the W. F. Schenck farm near Hawleyville and was taken to the latter place in a critical condition.
Jacob Mains was born at Terre Haute, Indiana, May 6, 1846 and was sixty-seven years, five months and twenty-nine days of age at the time of his death. His mother died when he was five years of age and shortly after he moved with his father to Page county, Iowa. With the exception of a year in Kansas and three years in Des Moines he had lived in Page and Montgomery counties until the time of his death. He was married in 1866 to Miss Amelia Jane Moyer in Brown county, Iowa, and to this union nine children were born. He is survived by his wife, six children and a number of grandchildren. Those children who are living are: W. R., living one and one-half miles south of Villisca; Ora O., Of New Market; Earl, of Nodaway; Mrs. Ed Shepherd, of Oakland; Mrs. Leota Newman, of Coburg and Mrs. Clyde Cowell, of Des Moines.
Mr. Mains was for a number of years a resident of Villisca, moving here from Page county about ten or twelve years ago. He professed conversion some years ago in [a] meeting conducted by the Christian Advent church, but circumstances and conditions combined to hinder him from taking membership in the church. This, however, did not deter him from living the life of a Christian and he lived a consistent, honest and upright life among men. He is mourned by a large number of intimate friends and acquaintances in Villisca.
The funeral services were held from the Baptist-Disciple church of Villisca last Friday at 2:30 p. m., conducted by Rev. O. W. Winter. Interment was in the Villisca cemetery. All of his family were present at the services as well as a large number of his intimate friends from Hawleyville and vicinity and Villisca.

[MEADS, RALPH ALONZO]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 10, 1910, p. 8
The funeral of the late Ralph A. [lonzo] Meads, whose accidental death was reported in The Journal last week, was held at the Free Methodist church in this city last Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. F. R. Waters, its pastor. Among surviving relatives present, including the widow, were four of the five sisters of the deceased, and one of his two brothers: the sister and brother who could not be present were Mrs Arthur Swanson, Belle Plaine, S. D., and Arthur Meads of St. Joseph, Mo. The brother and sisters at the funeral were Frank Meads of Shambaugh, Mrs. Timothy Erickson of Sciola, Mrs. J. E. Belding of Northboro, and Mrs. C. S. Ingraham and Misses Mabel and Bessie Meads of Clarinda. The late Mr. Meads affected by trouble in his side and when suffering from an attack of it was in the habit of standing up. It is thought that he probably was standing up, driving his team, when he fell from the wagon and lost his life. Mr. Meads was held in high esteem by those who knew him. The burial was in the Clarinda Cemetery.

[MILLER, HETTY LAWSON]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
Mrs. R. E. Miller – Hetty Lawson Miller was born at Lafayette, Ill., Feb. 14, 1865. She came to Page county, Iowa, in the year 1878 and lived on a farm near Norwich.
She was united in marriage to Reuel E. Miller on Nov. 2, 1882, at Norwich. They made their home on a farm east of Norwich for 16 years, then moved to Clarinda where they have made their home for 33 years.
Years ago, she was converted and became a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Clarinda.
After a brief illness she passed to her reward at the home last Saturday evening at the age of 68 years, 6 months and 12 days.
She is survived by three brothers, John B. Lawson of Clarinda, Samuel Lawson of Norwich and Frank of Shenandoah; a sister, Mrs. Ada Johnson, also of Shenandoah; a daughter, Mrs. C. C. Harland; and a grandson, Gordon Harland, of Omaha, Nebr., and the faithful husband with whom she had lived happily for over fifty years.
She was a tireless worker, optimistic, energetic, a faithful wife and mother. She has laid her burden down and entered into rest.
The funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. W. H. Meredith, at the Walker Funeral Home, Monday afternoon at 2:30. Burial was in the family plot in Clarinda cemetery.

[MYERS, MOLLIE REED]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 25, 1909, p. 6
Mrs. Mollie Myers of Marion, sister of M. V. Reed of Clarinda, died of pneumonia at Dallas Center, this state, Sunday, Feb. 21, 1909. She had gone to Dallas Center on account of the illness of her brother-in-law, David Walters, who died of abscess of the liver and was buried at Dallas Center Saturday. Mr. Reed who went from this city to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law found his sister Mrs. Myers fatally ill and so leaving here knowing that he was going to a house of mourning on arriving there found a second case of affliction. Mrs. Myers' remains were taken to her home town Marion for burial. Mr. Reed arrived home the fore part of the week.

[PARISH, JENNIE WICKEN]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p 5
Mrs. Jennie W. Parish – Following the accident, Wednesday, June 21, when Mrs. Jennie W. Parish fell from the back porch at her home on North Fifteenth street, this city, and struck her head, whereby she sustained a very serious injury, she died Friday, July 21, 1922.
Death took place at the home where she had lived the later years of her life and where she was accustomed to living alone, being the last of her immediate family and preferring to maintain her own home as she kept it. Favored with the best of medical skill and the close attention of kind friends and neighbors, with recovery earnestly hoped for by the many who knew and respected her, she was not to recover, and now gone from the experiences of this world, to her eternal reward, her demise is widely regretted.
The maiden name of Mrs. Parish was Jennie Wicken. She was a native of Wisconsin, born at Muscoda. Sept. 12, 1869, she was married to Frank W. Parish, a native of Iowa County, Wis. Two of their children died at an early age. A son, Charles O. Parish, reached the years of early manhood and was a student of the Chicago university when he was attacked by an illness which proved fatal and then the husband and father died, and a few years later the only surviving child, Miss Grace Parish, a college graduate, passed away. And now the wife, widow, mother, is gone—death wiping away a family.
The Parish family was famed for its intellectuality. F. W. Parish, the husband and father, was an able business man who had followed railroading, hotel keeping and other pursuits before he came from Council Bluffs to Clarinda in 1875. On locating in Clarinda, he purchased the drug stock and good will of N. L. & A. S. Van Sandt—the store of which that now owned by F. W. Beecher is the successor. Mr. Parish who when a young man at Boscobel, Wis., worked in a grain house at $20 a month, finally became a prosperous merchant and banker in Clarinda, and at the time of his death had been long the president of the Clarinda National bank. In a Page county history published in 1880 it is said of him that "he enlisted Sept. 28, 1862, in the Sixth Wisconsin battery and re-enlisted in 1864, serving until the close of the war and was discharged Aug. 26, 1865, at Madison, Wis. He was promoted to sergeant of the battery for gallant service in defending his guns at the battle of Corinth, when the company lost thirty-two out of sixty-three in less than six minutes. In this engagement he received a saber cut in the head and also in his left arm and was carried from the field in an insensible condition."
At the funeral of Mrs. Parish, which was held Sunday afternoon at the late home of the deceased, her pastor, Dr. A. B. Marshall of the church of which she had long been a member—the First Presbyterian—conducted the service, in the presence of old friends, neighbors and acquaintances. Dr. Marshall paid high tribute to her memory—for usefulness in the church and community—for her quiet, unostentatious charities and referred to her brightness of mind and her bravery in bearing the severe trials she had passed through in losing husband and children. Notwithstanding her troubles, the pastor said, she was strong in her faith in the Christian religion and had observed to him, "That the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away; I don't know why; but blessed be the name of the Lord."
Among the organizations of which Mrs. Parish was a member was Clarinda chapter, No. 214, Order of the Eastern Star; Chapter AE, P. E. O., and Charles Linderman circle of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic. She and Mr. Parish were both charter members of the Eastern Star chapter.
The pallbearers were William Ward, J. F. Driftmier, A. W. Palmer, O. M. Cook, C. F. Butler, Hugh Miller, C. E. Blair and Max Kaufman.
From out of town for the funeral were the following relatives of Mrs. Parish: Earl Wicken of Chicago and Ray Wicken of Fort Dodge, sons of George Wicken of Boscobel, Wis., who is a nephew of the deceased. Mrs. Albert Wicken of Orleans, Nebr., wife of the only surviving brother of Mrs. Parish, also attended the funeral. The nephew, George Wicken, of Boscobel, Wis., came to see his aunt after her accident, but was unable to be at the funeral.
There were many floral offerings.
Interment was in the Clarinda cemetery.
Mrs. Parish left a large estate, most of which she has willed to various branches of the Presbyterian church—some of it locally and part of it otherwise. It is expected that the will willbe admitted to probate soon—perhaps as early as next week.

[PARISH, JENNIE WICKEN]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p. 2
Mrs. Jennie Parish – One who has lived in Clarinda has left us, with the passing away July21 of Mrs. Jennie Parish, who sustained a severe fall several weeks ago, from the effects of which she was unable to recover. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, from her late residence, 514 N 14th Street, conducted by her pastor, Rev. A. B. Marshall, D. D., interment being in Clarinda cemetery, by the grave of her husband who passed away a number of years ago.
Jennie Wicken was born January 29th, 1845, thus being past seventy-seven years of age. She was the daughter of William and Mary Osborn Wicken, natives of London, England, who immigrated to this country, settling first in Wisconsin. She was married to Frank W. Parish Sept. 12th, 1869. Of their eight children only two lived to the age of accountability, Charles and Grace, and each of these passed away before their mother. Mrs. Parish was a devoted member of the United Presbyterian Church and has left much of her earthly belongings to that institution and its allied societies, $44,000 being left to missions and $2000 to the Clarinda Presbyterian Church. She has a brother living in Orleans, Neb., Albert Wicken, who is an invalid, whose wife was at the funeral services Sunday. She is also survived by a nephew, Geo. Wicken of Boscobel, Wis., who visited his aunt shortly after she was injured, and his two sons, Ray Wicken of Fort Dodge and Earl of Chicago were at the funeral.
Mrs. Parish had a large place in the community life of Clarinda, in her younger days, Mr. Parish having a drugstore on the corner where Beecher's Drug Store now is located and was President of the Clarinda National Bank at time of his death.

[PATTON, ROSANNA GLASGOW]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p 5
Mrs. Rosanna Glasgow Patton – The funeral of Mrs. Rosanna Glasgow Patton was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clara Farquhar, on South Twentieth street, Clarinda. The funeral was conducted by Dr. W. C. Williamson. Two Psalms were sung by Mrs. Albert Frehse, Mrs. Paul Frehse and Miss Mabel Smith. Burial was in the College Springs cemetery. Mrs. Patton had been ill twenty-three days before her death, which occurred Sunday, July 23, 1922 at 5:30 a. m. She leaves to mourn their loss five children: Mrs. Florence Carothers and Mrs. Clara Farquhar of Clarinda, Mrs. Minnie Beauchamp of Council Bluffs, Frank Patton of Nepple, Wash., and F. S. Patton of Clarinda, also one brother Randolph Glasgow of Summerfield, Kans., and a half-brother, Esmar Glasgow of Eden, Ill. There are thirteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren who survive. Attending the funeral services from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beauchamp and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tuerk of Council Bluffs, Mr. and Mrs. Arvie Beauchamp and son of Omaha, Nebr.; Mrs. Albert Patton and daughter, Dorothy, of Shenandoah; Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Patton of Shenandoah, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Farquhar and daughter, Elinor, of Malvern; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gowdy of Tarkio, Mo., and Miss Fannie Seeley of Villisca.
Before her death Mrs. Patton wrote the following of her life:
"Rosanna Glasgow Patton, daughter of Samuel and Haddassa  [Hadassah] Glasgow, was born in Adams county, Ohio, May 22, 1840. Moved with her parents to Peoria county, Ill., in 1847. Spent her girlhood days there. United with the United Presbyterian church when a girl. Married to Thomas S. Patton Dec. 29, 1858. In 1879 moved with her husband and family to Page county, Iowa. Lived on a farm for several years southwest of Clarinda. In 1903 God in his wise providence called her husband, since which time she has been living with her children. Mother. Goodbye."

[PATTON, THOMAS STEELE]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, September 11, 1903, p. 6
COLLEGE SPRINGS
Thomas Patton of Tarkio, Mo., an old-time resident of this community, died last Tuesday. The remains were brought here for burial. Funeral services were held at the United Presbyterian church Wednesday afternoon. He was buried at Maple Hill cemetery.

[PATTON, THOMAS STEELE]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, September 11, 1903, p. 8
COLLEGE SPRINGS
The remains of Mr. T. [homas] S. [teele] Patton, a former resident of Amity township, but late of Tarkio, Mo., were laid to rest in Maple Hills cemetery Wednesday. The deceased suffered a stroke of apoplexy Sabbath afternoon and died that evening about ten o'clock. The funeral was held from the U. P. church here at 4:30 conducted Rev. Nairn of this place and Rev. Davis of Coin. The lateness of the hour was occasioned by the bad conditions of the roads as they drove over from Tarkio. Many of his old friends and relatives turned out to pay their last respects.
R. B. Glasgow, of Summerfield, Kans., came in to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law, Thos. Patton.

[PENNINGTON, GERALD]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, February 25, 1909, p. 6
Gerald Pennington, one of the twin babies of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pennington, died of whooping cough at their home in Clarinda, Monday. The funeral was held Tuesday, with interment at Hawleyville.

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California), Thursday, November 22, 1934, p. 27
Civil War Veteran Dies
San Diego, Nov. 21. – Augusts B. Saum, 90 years of age, Civil War veteran, a resident of fifty-two years, died here last night at the home of his son, Dr. Roy Saum.

[SAUM, MARY EMILY EYRE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, July 5, 1937, [p. 1]
Mrs. A. B. Saum Dies in Calif'nia
Word has been received by Mrs. E. T. Farrrens here of the death of Mrs. Augustus B. Saum, formerly of Clarinda in San Diego, Calif., June 25. She was 89 years of age. Mr. and Mrs. Saum observed their 67th wedding anniversary in California in 1933. Mr. Saum preceded his wife in death.
The Saums lived in Iowa until moving to the west coast 37 years ago.

[SAUM, MARY EMILY EYRE]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, July 12, 1937, p. 6
Mrs. A. B. Saum – On June 26, 1937, death came to Mary Emma Saum at her home, 4050 Albatross St., San Diego, Calif.
Mrs. Saum was born in Fayette county, Ohio, in 1848 and was only nine years old when her parents moved to Iowa and settled on a farm near Ottumwa. In 1866 she was married to Augustus B. Saum, then a youth just returned from three years' service in the Civil War. They moved to Clarinda in 1875 and resided there until 1910 when they moved to San Diego. Mr. Saum died about three years ago.
Mrs. Saum had a wonderful personality," her friends said in tribute to her. "Like a magnet she drew friends and she was never happier than when she was doing for others. She enjoyed life to its fullest and was interested in all the activities of the present."
She is survived by a daughter, Lois B. Saum, and a son, D. [e] R. [oy] Saum, mortician at San Diego.
Funeral services were held in the Johnson-Saum chapel, Dr. Walter John Sherman officiating. Burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. — (From San Diego Union)
[Note: [ The name on her grave marker is Mary Emily Saum.]

[SWANSON, ANDREW J.]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, July 27, 1922, p 5
Andrew J. Swanson 
Essex Independent, July 21: When the death of A. J. Swanson was announced Wednesday morning shortly after 9 o'clock it came as a shock to many for it was not known that he was seriously ill. He had, however, been in declining health for the past few years. Nine months ago, while visiting at the home of his son Harold, east of Shenandoah, he was taken seriously ill and for several days it was thought that he could not survive. He recovered and was brought home and since that time has had several bad attacks but has recovered until Tuesday night he was taken very bad. The end came Wednesday morning in his own home where he was surrounded by his beloved wife and his five children. On the day before his death he was out about the yard with his son Ivan, who was mowing the lawn and cleaning up about the place and seemed in his usual good spirits. That evening he sat in the room and read a chapter from the Bible and offered prayer and afterward remarked that it would perhaps be his last and so it proved to be. He was conscious of the fact that his end was near, and he was perfectly ready and willing to go.
Andrew J. Swanson was born in Sweden July 2, 1842, and died at his home in this city July 19, at the age of 79 years and 17 days.
He came to America in 1868 and followed the business of railroading for thirty years, much of the time being a section foreman on the main line here and at Riverton, Iowa. He had charge of the gang of men who laid the steel of the railroad from Villisca to Clarinda and also of a gang of men at one time on the main line when they were laying double track. Fifteen years of his career as a railroader he made his home in Essex and three years in Riverton. He afterwards moved to his farm in Douglas township where he lived for thirteen years and ten years ago he moved to Essex where he bought a beautiful home and has since resided.
He was married April 14, 1874, at Burlington, Iowa, to Miss Emma Peterson. To this union nine children were born, three daughters and six sons; one daughter and three sons have passed away. The five remaining children, who with the wife and mother are left to mourn, are Mrs. John Hagglund of this place; Harry, county auditor of Fremont county; Esther, Harold and Ivan who live near Essex. He also leaves behind two brothers, Charles of Stanton and Ernest of Douglas township and two sisters, Mrs. C. G. Larson and Mrs. C. P. Carlson, both of Stanton, ten grandchildren and one great grandchild, besides other relatives and friends.
His funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at the Lutheran church at 3 o'clock, conducted by his pastor and the remains laid to rest in the family lot in Essex cemetery.
Mr, Swanson was a loyal member and supporter of the Lutheran church and when health permitted was a regular attendant upon its services. He was a kind and affectionate father and loving husband and an upright man and citizen and will be greatly missed in this community.

 

[STRONG, JOHN CARL "JACK"]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
John C. Strong – John Carl Strong, commonly known as Jack, was born in Washington, Iowa, July 21st, 1875 and passed away at Clarinda, Iowa, August 26, 1933, aged 58 years, 1 month and 5 days.
He was the second son of Joseph Strong and Martha Fox Strong. In 1877 he came with his parents to page county, Iowa, where in a short time his mother passed away and he was with his father until about nine years of age when he was taken and cared for by his aunt, Mrs. J. R. Farris, whom he looked upon as a mother. Jack's father was a devout Methodist and he attended Sunday school and services with him. Mrs. Farris was a member of the Clarinda Presbyterian church and when Jack went to live with her he was taken to her church.
Jack has been employed by the American Express Co. both in Clarinda and Chicago, Ill. Also, in the employ of the Butler Bros. wholesale house in Chicago. In Clarinda he worked for the Crabill Clothing Co. and also at Weill's store. Later he became the proprietor of Jacks Pantorium and had a very prosperous business until his failing health forced him to retire some seven years ago.
On March 17th, 1906 he was married to Marie Thompson and to this union two children were born, Jack Thompson Strong and Bettye Farris Strong. The son, Jack, is in San Bernardino, Calif., the daughter, Bettye, in Denver, Colo.
Jack was ever a kind and affectionate husband and father. His father, mother and one brother have gone on before. He leaves to mourn his wife and children and many relatives and friends.
Funeral services conducted by the Rev. A. B. Thutt at the Pruitt Funeral home Tuesday at 2:30. Interment in Clarinda cemetery. Pall bearers, brother, Kenneth Strong; cousins, Emery, Burl and Edwin Strong, Lafe Bowman and a close friend, Guy Orth.

[TAYLOR, ANNA HENSHAW DUNN]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, October 19, 1936, p. 3
Mrs. Anna Taylor – Anna Henshaw was born in Buffalo, N. Y., January 7, 1852, the eldest child of O. F. and Clara Henshaw, and passed away at her home in Creston early the morning of October 13.
She came to Iowa with her parents at the age of seven years. She was married to Emory Dunn and to this union three daughters were born, two dying in infancy.
Later in life she married the Rev. G. [eorge] W. [ashington] Taylor and reared his three children, also his grandson, Melvin Fife.
In her early life she united with the Methodist church and spent most of her life in active service of the church.
She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Della Boyer of Creston, a granddaughter, Mrs. L. Z. Ewing, and two great grandsons of Nebraska City, two step sons, F. E. Taylor of Clovis, N. M. and Earl H. Taylor of California, also a grandson, Melvin Taylor Fife, of Afton.
Funeral services were held at Creston at 1:30 Wednesday, Oct. 14, with the Rev. L. E. Watson, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. Burial was in the Clarinda cemetery in the Henshaw family lot.

[THOMPSON, DICEAN ANN "DICEY" DAVIDSON] 
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 18, 1878, p. 3
Died. Thompson. – On Sunday night, April 14, 1878, at her home, near Clarinda Mrs. Dicy A. [nn] Thompson, wife of Moses Thompson, Esq., in her 49th year.
For near twenty-nine years, Mr. and Mrs. Thompson have traveled the journey of life together and had a family of nine children, who had made home pleasant and the parents happy; but Death, whose cold and icy hands know nothing but the will of the One that does all things for the best, laid his hands upon her and has taken her for his own, and now the whole family mourn for their dear departed mother and wife, who cannot return. But all can rejoice in the fact that in due time they will be permitted to meet where there is no parting.
The funeral was on Tuesday last in the M. E. church. The services were conducted by the Rev. R. R. Westcott, assisted by Revs. Bresce and Wilson. After the services the remains were taken to the cemetery, followed by one of the largest funeral processions ever seen in Clarinda.
To the bereaved family we wish to say that in their sad mourning all of our citizens unite in extending sympathy at the loss of so good a Christian mother as Mrs. Thompson.

[THOMPSON, THOMAS BOYD DICKINSON]
Clarinda Herald Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Monday, September 4, 1933, p. 6
T. B. Thompson
College Springs (Special) --- Thomas B. [oyd Dickinson] Thompson, son of W. [illiam] S. and Sally M. Thompson, was born in Lee county, Va., March 10, 1857 and departed this life August 28, 1933 at the age of 76 years, 5 months and 19 days.
At the age of 18 months he came with his parents to Atchison county, Mo., where he lived until the year 1919, when for convenience, he joined the United Presbyterian church of College Springs. 
In 1882 he was united in marriage to Miss Laurett Summers. To this union four children were born, three of whom have proceeded him in death: Lura Bell, Bert, Ivan and Chloe Mae.
He leaves to mourn his death, a wife, one daughter, Zelda Ellsworth of College Springs, Iowa, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, besides cousins and friends.

Mr. Thompson was a loyal and faithful husband, a kind father and a faithful friend, loved and respected by all who knew him. He will be missed.
Short services were conducted by Rev. C. S. Dayhoff and the remains taken to English Grove near Fairfax, Mo. for burial.

[THORN, SUSAN HESTER MATTHEWS]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, October 19, 1911, p. 2
Mrs. Susan Hester Thorn 
Clarinda, Oct. 18. – (Special Correspondence of The Journal) – Susan Hester Matthews was born in Fleming county, Ky., April 4, 1825, died Oct. 9, 1911, age 86 years, 6 months and 5 days. When 9 years of age she moved to Clark county, Ind. On Nov. 12, 1846, she was married to William R. Thorn of Madison, Ind., moving at once to Rush county, Ind. In 1855 they moved to Warren county, Ill., arriving there on the 20th of October. On Feb. 4, 1890, Mr. Thorn died. Three children survive her, G. W. Thorn of this city, Mrs. Lizzie Douglass of Olathe, Kan. and Mrs. Alma White, at whose home she died. In early life Mrs. Thorn united with the Presbyterian church, but after her marriage she identified herself with the United Presbyterian church of which Mr. Thorn was a member. The funeral was held at the home of Mrs. Alma White, conducted by Rev. J. P. Nesbit, assisted by Rev. W. C. Williamson. Burial was at College Springs. Four of her grandsons were pallbearers.

[WAGONER, HENRY, SR., 1840-1926]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, April 22, 1926, p. 10
Henry Wagoner Sr. – The deceased, Henry Wagoner Sr. was born on the 14 Aug. 1840 in Hanover, Germany. It was here also that he was baptized in the name of the Triune God and later renewed his baptismal vow at his confirmation. In the year 1859 at the age of 19 years Mr. Wagoner immigrated to this country. On arriving in America, he went to Cook Co., Illinois and afterward worked on a farm near Madison.
On the 20th March 1868 the deceased was united in the bonds of holy matrimony with Rebecca Grieme. In 1871 the couple came here to Page County where both spent the rest of their lives. In March 1922 his wife preceeded him in death. The union was blessed with twelve children, two of which also preceeded him in death in their early infancy.
Mr. Wagoner was the senior member of Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, which he joined immediately upon coming to Page Co. For many years he was an active member of the congregation serving as its treasurer for six years and three years as its president. In late years, however, he was unable to worship with the congregation on account of his great age, not being able to attend. Nevertheless, he was provided with the bread and water of life privately of which he was always glad to partake.
In spite of his many years the strength and vitality of the deceased was remarkable. However, in the last year and especially in the last month, one could not help to notice that he was failing. He became more feeble from week to week. On Saturday afternoon the soul left its habitation and was carried, as we confidently hope, into Abraham's bosom. His body being laid to rest in the firm hope of a glorious resurrection into eternal life.
Mr. Wagoner was not only a Christian; but he was also a patriot, loyal to his adopted country and its flag. When the dark cloud of the Rebellion swept over this land he entered the Third Illinois Cavalry as a volunteer and served four years and two months, taking part in some of the most important battles of the war and many engagements of lesser importance. Immediately after his discharge he reenlisted for another two months service in some Indian trouble in the Dakotas.
The deceased had reached the ripe old age of 85 years, 8 months and 3 days. He is survived by ten children, John, Henry, Martin, Karl and Ed Wagoner, and the daughters, Mrs. H. F. Sunderman, Mrs. John Herzberg, Mrs. Ed Sunderman, Mrs. Jensen from Oklahoma, besides 39 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Also at this coffin we pray: "Lord teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom."
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Rev. F. C. Israel, pastor, officiating. Interment was made in the church cemetery.

[WAGONER, HENRY, SR., 1840-1926]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Wednesday, April 28, 1926, p. 3
The funeral service of the late Henry Wagoner Sr. was held at the Immanuel Lutheran church Tuesday at 2 o'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. F. C. Israel. A large number of friends were present to pay the last tribute of honor to the deceased. Henry Wagoner was born at Hanover, Germany, Aug. 14,1840. Here he was instructed in the chief parts of Christian doctrines and became a member of the Lutheran church. He lived with his parents in Germany until 19 years of age, when he came to America, going to Cook County, Ill. In 1868 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Reeme [Grieme]. In 1871 he, with his family, moved to Page county and located in Nodaway township, where he resided until his death. Mr. Wagoner was the oldest member of the Immanuel Lutheran congregation. He served this congregation faithfully for many years in various church offices. During the dark days of the Civil war Mr. Wagoner served his country with the Third Illinois cavalry. He was in service four years and two months. When he returned home from the war the Indians were causing a great deal of bloodshed among the settlers in South Dakota, so he again went into service. Mr. Wagoner leaves to mourn their loss ten children, John Wagoner of Clarinda, Henry, Herman, Martin, Carl and Ed of this vicinity and Mrs. H. F. Sunderman, Mrs. John Herzberg, Mrs. Ed Sunderman of Clarinda and Mrs. Fred Jansen of Breckenridge, Okla., also thirty-nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren, besides his old comrades of the Civil war, and other friends.

[WEAVER, FERN]
Clarinda Journal (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 4
Fern Weaver died at the home of her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Noah Weaver, in Nebraska City, Aug. 23, age 7 years 10 months and 24 days. The family formerly resided here, and the body was brought here last Friday for burial. Funeral services were held at the residence of Grandpa Weaver, Saturday, when Will O. Hutchings, the "mechanic preacher," delivered the discourse, taking for his text I Thess., iv, 13.

[WEAVER, FERN]
Clarinda Herald (Clarinda, Iowa), Friday, August 31, 1894, p. 8
Little Fern Weaver died at Nebraska City, August 23, aged 7 years 10 months.
She was the daughter of Noah Weaver, a former resident here, and the body was brought here last Friday for burial.
Funeral services were held at the home of Israel Weaver, Saturday at 10 a. m., Will O. Hutchings preaching the discourse from I Thess. IV: 13 "I would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep that sorrow not even as them who have no hope."

[WINTERS, WILLIE W.]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 21, 1878, p. 3
Obituary – Winters. – At Braddyville, Iowa, March 2d, 1878, Willie W., infant son of N. W. and C. Winters, aged two years, three months and twenty-two days.
The bereaved parents have the universal sympathy of the entire community in these their sad hours of sorrow. It has been but a short time since they followed two others of their children to the grave. Though He doeth all things well, this is one dispensation of Providence to which it is hard to become resigned. T.

[YATES, JEROME F.]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 7, 1878, p. 3
Sudden Death. – On Sabbath night our town was startled with the announcement that our worthy townsman, J. [erome] F. Yates, was dead. Mr. Yates had been sick for some time, but all thought he was fast recovering, in fact, he ate quite a hearty supper on Sabbath night and had chatted quite freely with his family before lying down. He had been using chloral hydrate to make him sleep and at times suffered severe pain from rheumatism and took freely of this. It appears that he got too much, and the result was fatal. All his many friends here and other places will regret this sad affair. On Wednesday, at three o'clock his funeral was preached by Rev. Bresee in the M. E. Church. The remains were conducted from his residence to the church by the Masonic order, and from church to the depot, where the remains were shipped to New York state for interment. The whole community mourn with the bereaved wife and relatives over this sad affair.

[YATES, JEROME F.]
Page County Democrat (Clarinda, Iowa), Thursday, March 28, 1878, p. 3
A Solemn Funeral. – The Amsterdam (N. Y.) Record has the following:
The remains of the late Jerome F. Yates, formerly of this place, were brought hither for burial on Saturday. The funeral was conducted by the Masonic fraternity under care of Sir Richard Davis, W. M., who performed the services at the grave in an appropriate manner. The deceased was a son of the late Perry Yates and the remains were honored in a manner becoming the family. All the clergy in the village with but one exception attended the funeral. Mr. Yates was living in Clarinda, Iowa, and had been suffering with rheumatism. The attending physician gave him 200 grains of chloral, when 25 were a fatal dose. The unfortunate man expired in fifteen minutes.