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HUNT, Mary E. (1853-1930)

HUNT, BOSLOUGH, DELAITE, JAMESON, GROSENBOUGH, TRUMAN

Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society
Date: 4/24/2021 at 16:20:30

Life History Of Mrs. Mary E. Hunt Who Died Dec. 2

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. Hunt were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the First Methodist church with the Rev. M. L. Sunderlin in charge.

She was a daughter of Jesse and Sarah Boslough and was born Dec 4, 1853, in Mendota, Ill. She was united in marriage to Charles Hunt in 1889. Mr. Hunt was steward of the Hancock county farm until 1907, when he passed away. His widow and two sons took up their residence in Garner and remained here until 1919.

She leaves to mourn her passing one son, Howard H. Hunt of Mason City, with whom she has been making her home, and a daughter, Ethel DeLaite, who resides in the east. One son, Clarence, died in 1922.

source: Garner Leader & Signal, 10 Dec 1930, page 5, column 1

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Mrs. Hunt, 75, Dies Suddenly

Burial Will Be in Garner; One Daughter and One Son Survive.

Mrs. Mary E. Hunt, 75 years of age, died suddenly Tuesday morning at the home of her son, H. H. Hunt, 832 First street northwest. She had been in good health recently but shortly before noon while walking in the house fell on the floor and failed to revive.

Funeral services will probalby be held Friday at Garner, where she formerly lived. The body is now at the Randall funeral home.

Mrs. Hunt was born Dec. 4, 1854, in Pennsylvania. Later she resided in Garner. In 1919 she came to Mason City from Garner and had since made her home here.

Her husband, C. J. Hunt, and one son, C. C. Hunt, preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, H. H. Hunt, one daughter, Mrs. Ethel DeLaite, Boston; two brothers, Theodore Boslough, Mendota, Ill. and Edward Boslough, Buffalo Lake, Minn.,and three sisters, Mrs. C. O. Jameson, Minneapolis; Mrs. Ida Grosenbough, Mendota, and W. M. Truman, Mendota.

source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 2 Dec 1930, page 13, column 4

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Card Of Thanks

We wish to express our sincere thanks to our friends and neighbors for the kind expressions of sympathy and for the beautiful flowers we received during the illness and death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Mary E. Hunt. Mrs C. N. DeLaite H. H. Hunt and Family

source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 9 Dec 1930, page 9, column 1


 

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