Vinton Eagle; 1910
Ida Belle Kellar
Ida Belle Kelar (sic), fifth child of Michael and Christine Linderman, was born June 30th, 1875, in Benton county, Iowa, and died April 7th, 1910, aged thirty-four years, nine months and seven days. She was united in marriage to B. F. Kellar December 16, 1896. To this union was born two children, little Myrtle May, who died in infancy and Cecile, who is deprived of a loving mother's care at the early age of six years.
Mrs. Kellar has been a faithful member of the Primmer Methodist church since her fifteenth year.
She leaves an aged father and mother, one brother, John Linderman, three sisters, Mrs. Geo. Haymaker, Mrs. John Leibchs and Mrs. Frank Knoeller, one half-sister, Mrs. Maldon Floyd, besides her husband, little daughter, foster son, and a host of friends and relatives, to mourn her untimely departure. Mrs. Kellar was frail of body, but a tireless worker, a faithful home-maker and a devoted wife and mother, whose chief interest centered in her home.
The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W. W. Martin, of Urbana, assisted by the Rev. W. F. Spry, of Vinton, who preached the sermon from the words: "Now I know part, but then shall I know even as also I am known." - 1 Cor. 13:12.
These services were held in the Primmer Methodist church, which could not hold more than half the congregation present Sunday April 10, 1910, at 11 a. m. The floral offering was beautiful. Interment in the Cox cemetery.