Mrs. Adolph Jahr Funeral Held At Mona Lutheran

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Thursday, July 26, 1962
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Mrs. Adolph Jahr
Funeral Held At
Mona Lutheran

Funeral services for Mrs. Adolph Jahr, 57, who died at the Mitchell County Memorial hospital in Osage Saturday, July 14, were held Tuesday, July 17 at the Mona Lutheran church with the Rev. Stanley Klemsrud officiating.

Marian Jeanette Nelson, daughter of Peter and Mina (Larson) Nelson, was born October, 8, 1904 in Otranto Township near Mona. She was baptized and confirmed in the Mona Lutheran church, where she was a lifelong member. She attended the public schools at Mona and Otranto and graduated from the Otranto high school in 1923. She attended State College of Iowa at Cedar Falls, Iowa and taught in the rural schools of Mitchell County for several years.

December, 28, 1927 she was united in marriage to Adolph Jar by the Rev. Langhough at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Nelson.

Three children were born to this union. They resided at the parental Nelson home for several years, then purchased a farm south of Mona where they resided until her death.

Mrs. Jarh's health began to fail six years ago. She underwent surgery and treatment numerous times from which she never recovered. The past six weeks she had been a patient at the Memorial Hospital in Osage where she died Saturday, July 14 at the age of 57.

She is survived by her husband, Adolph, one son Almo, of Mona, two daughters, (Marlys) Mrs. Loyal Moore of Garner and (Eileen) Mrs. Marlin Kittleson of St. Ansgar, also six grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Mina Nelson; two sisters (Violet) Mrs. Rudolph Haugland and Miss Helen Nelson all near Mona, and one brother, Willis Nelson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.

She was preceded in death by father and one brother.

Relatives attending the funeral from a distance were from Kimball, Nebraska; Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Minneapolis, St. Paul, Albert Lea, Bloomington, Robinsdale and Austin, Minn. also Lamont, Ames, Charles City, Garner, Grafton and Northwood, Iowa.