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Benton County, Iowa Obituaries
Blairstown Press; Oct. 5, 1923
Dies At Home in Chicago
Louise Lucia Henry

Former Resident Passes Away On September 23 After Lingering Illness

Relatives here received a message of the death of a pioneer resident of this place but of more recent years of Chicago

Mrs. Lucia Henry, wife of Oren T. Henry, deceased, was born May 24, 1859, at Blairstown and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Anderson who were identified with the early history of this place. On November 26, 1884, she was united in marriage with Oren T. Henry in Blairstown. She passed away at her home in Chicago on September 23, 1923, after a lingering illness. She resided here for 25 years and in the intervening years has regularly visited her sister, Mrs. Henry Conklin and had kept in touch with the old friends and made many new ones who will feel their loss. She is survived by her beloved husband, Oren A. Henry, and daughter, Grace; Mrs. C. E. Hornbeck and Mrs. R. M. Comfort, all of Chicago; a sister, Mrs. Henry Conklin of Blairstown and brother, F. W. Anderson, of Coon Rapids, Ia. Mrs. Conklin has been with Mrs. Henry during many months of her illness.

Funeral services were held at the home at 6744 Lafayette avenue, Chicago. Interment at Mt. Hope cemetery.

{Submitter comment: Distant cousin. Her husband died in 1928.}

Submitted on 30-Oct-2019 by
John Shuck, jshuck@rocketmail.com


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