Mathilda McKee obituary

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Saturday, July 24, 1943
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Mrs Mathilda McKee, the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs I K Everson, was born November 14, 1873 in Otranto Township, Mitchell County, Iowa, and passed peacefully away July 24th, 1943 at the age of 69 years 8 months and 10 days. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Wm. McKee, and one son, Sylvan A. Dock of Minneapolis, Minn., and one daughter, Mrs Irene Larson of Mona, Iowa. Besides the immediate family, there is one sister, Mrs. Mamie Anderson of Minneapolis, Minn, and three brothers, Viz: Olaf Everson, of Fillmore, Canada, Charlie Everson of Mona, Iowa and Ervin Everson of Sacramento, Calif; also five grand children and one great grand-child.

Mrs McKee resided in Otranto Township all of her life excepting two years when she was engaged in the millinery business in LeSueur, Minn., and two years in the same business in Lyle, Minn.

She has always been a member of the Lutheran Church of Mona, Ia., and was a member of the Ladies Aid Society for a great many years. She was the organizer and a charter member of the Doreas Society, and also was the organizer of the Young People's Society of Mona and took great interest in all of the activities of the Church.

She was a great lover of Nature and her main hobby was the cultivation and raising of beautiful flowers just for the pleasure of feasting her eyes on their beauty.

Blessed be her memory,
May her soul rest in peace.

Present at the funeral service held at Mona church Wednesday, July 28 at 4 P M., were the following persons from away:
Olaf Everson, Fillmore, Canada
Mr and Mrs H O Anderson, Mpls.
Mr and Mrs Sylvan Dock and family, Mrs Harold Lindsey, Louis Sola of Minneapolis;
Mrs J A Thorstad of St. Paul;