Mrs. Gena Rawn Rites Held In Austin

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Thursday, August 10, 1961
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Mrs. Gena Rawn Rites Held In Austin

Funeral services for a former Lyle Township woman, Mrs. Gena A. Rawn, 72, were held at Jordan Mortuary Chapel in Austin Saturday, August 5 with the Rev. Charles Pausley officiating, with interment in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

She died at St. Olaf hospital in Austin from a lingering illness August 2.

Gena A. Hanson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hanson, was born at Nashua, Iowa, December 24, 1888. Later her parents moved to Lyle township when she was eight years of age where she grew up and attended the Minnereka school.

She married Dan Rawn on November 27, 1907.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Lyla) Adams of Austin; two granddaughters; a sister, Mrs. Martin Wold of Lyle, and a brother, Norman Hanson of Austin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Dan; also one brother, Albert Hanson.