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Mary Albertine Liljenberg Paugh 1877-1946


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/23/2013 at 01:40:05

Rites for Mrs. Paugh Held at Ringsted
Following funeral services held this morning at 9:30 in Slininger’s chapel for Mary Albertine Paugh, 69, of cooper, the funeral party left for Ringsted where final rites were conducted this afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Presbyterian church at Ringsted. The Rev. E.L. Marousek had charge of the services here, and the Ref. W.O. Harper conducted the rites in Ringsted. Burial was made in the High Lake cemetery at Ringsted.

Music for the services this morning was provided by Mrs. C.C. Charles who sang “Nearer My God to Thee” and “Crossing the Bar” accompanied by Mrs. Dean Barker.

Pallbearers this afternoon were James Welch, Joe Oakes, John Welch, John Bosold, Marinus Paulsen and W.L. LeMaster.

Mary Albertine Paugh, the daughter of John and Josephine Liljenberg, was born Jan. 19, 1877, in Chicago and died at her home in Cooper Aug. 20, 1946, at the age of 69.

One of a family of three children, she lived in Chicago until 8 years old and then moved to LaGrange, Ill., where she graduated from high school.

At the age of 18 she came to Emmet county where she made her home with her aung, Mrs. Ed Vahldieck. Here she taught school for a number of years in Jack Creek and Denmark townships.

On April 10, 1902, she was married to John Smith Paugh in Emmet county and they became the parents of six children, Mrs. Frances Brown of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Helen Schilling of Jefferson, Mrs. Dorothy Moore and John Paugh, both of Ringsted, and two children who preceded their mother in death.

Mr. and Mrs. Paugh lived their first seven years in Emmet county before coming to Greene county where they lived in the Jefferson vicinity for 16 years and then returned to Greene county to make their home at Cooper where they both lived until their death. Mr. Paugh died Dec. 5, 1945.

Surviving are the 4 children, 11 grandchildren, 2 half sisters and numerous friends and relatives. (Jefferson Herald, Jefferson, IA, August 22, 1946)

Mrs. John Paugh of Cooper, Ia., mother of Mrs. Lee Moore, was buried at High Lake, Thursday of last week. The funeral services were held in Ringsted Presbyterian church. Pallbearers were James Welsh, John Bosold, Joe Oakes, John Welsh, Marinus Paulson and W.L. LeMaster. Mrs. Paugh died suddenly at her home at Cooper last Monday morning. It will be remembered that Mr. John Paugh died last December. They were former residents of Jack Creek township. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, September 4, 1946)


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