Cedar City cemetery

John Carter died


At the home of his son in Lyle township late Thursday night, March 12, 1896, John. A Carter, aged nearly 83 years.

He was born in Vermont, April 13, 1813. He came to Burlington, Racine county, Wisconsin, and lived there, coming in September, 1859 to Mower county. He bought a farm on Orchard Creek below Cedar City. In 1879 he and his wife moved to Lyons county to take up a claim. They came back in 1881 and have since resided in this county. His wife died in November, 1889.

Death of Mrs. John Carter

Death of Mrs. John Carter

On the evening of the 26th, of November in the seventieth year of her life. Charlotte, beloved wife of John Carter fell asleep in this world to waken in that other where there is no more death. Among the earliest settlers of Mower county, Mr. Carter and his wife had known the hardships and privations incidental to frontier life. They had met the sickness and death which sooner or later invade every home circle, but never for one moment had the wife and mother lost the Christian trust and the happy faith which made her character so striking.

Claude Brown funeral

BROWN -- Funeral services for Claude L. Browns, 910 4th Ave. NW, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Mayer Funeral Home with Frak Sciascia of the Austin Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses presiding. Interment will be in Cedar City Cemetery, rural Austin. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Thursday until time of service on Friday.

Glenn Melvin Brandt, 92

Glenn Melvin Brandt, 92

Glenn M. Brandt, 92, of Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at his home at The Cedars of Austin.

Glenn was born April 27, 1923, in Austin, Minnesota, to Michael and Edna (Priem) Brandt. He graduated from Austin High School in 1941. Glenn married Loriene Hanson in Austin on Nov. 8, 1942. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946. He worked for the Geo. A. Hormel Company until his retirement in 1984.

Norman S. Bowers


Norman S. Bowers, aged nearly 60 years, died at his home in Superior, Wis., Wednesday morning, Dec. 15, 1909, of heart trouble. He was found sitting in his chair dead. He has been troubled for the past year and the doctors gave him no promise of extended years.

Mrs. Mary E. Bowers


Mrs. Mary E. Bowers, beloved wife of Norman S. Bowers, passed to the higher life Tuesday morning, March 6, 1906, at her home in Superior, Wis., aged 53 years, 6 months.

Mary Eleanor Trowbridge was the youngest child of S. H. and Diana Trowbridge and was born at Dover, Racine county, Wis., Sept. 11, 1852. She came with her parents to reside in Lyle township in 1863 and was married to Mr. Bowers Jan. 1, 1880. They resided on their farm in Lyle township until 1887 when they removed to Superior, Wis., where they have since resided.

Mrs. Gerald Bonnallie Funeral Held At Mona Lutheran Church

Mrs. Gerald (sic) Bonnallie Funeral Held At Mona Lutheran Church

Funeral services for a former Mona resident, Mrs. George (Ethel) Bonnallie, 75, who died February 9 at St. Olaf hospital, Austin, were held February 12 at the Mona Lutheran church with the Rev. G. Grant officiating.

Ethel Bonnallie, daughter of Enoch and Martha (Kleppe) Thorson was born In West Union October 29, 1900 and later moved with her parents to Adams, Minn, where she spent most of her youth and was confirmed there in Norwegian in Little Cedar Lutheran church.

A Centenarian Gone - Zebulon Baxter

A CENTENARIAN GONE.-- Mr. Zebulon Baxter died yesterday at the residence of George Varco, in the town of Austin. Mr. Baxter was born on the 25th of July, 1774, and consequently lacked but two months and thirteen days of being 101 years old. He was a native of Vermont, and was a Soldier in the war of 1812. During the last year he had been confined to the house, but previously had been very vigorous and active, and he retained his mental faculties unimpaired to the very last. The wives of George Varco and J. H. Hickcok respectively were his grand-daughters. He will be buried to-day.

Funeral is Monday for Ivar `Bill' Bartell

Funeral is Monday for Ivar `Bill' Bartell

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Ivar ``Bill'' Bartell will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Joe Matt officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery in rural Austin.

Mr. Bartell, 71, of 809 6th Ave. S.E., died Thursday (Dec. 12, 1996) at Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

He was born July 4, 1925, in Waterloo, Iowa. On Jan. 24, 1951, he married Lucille Kaster in Des Moines, Iowa. She survives. A veteran of World War II, he worked as a dry cleaner in the Austin area for 10 years.

Clifford C. Barclay, 81, of Lyle dies

Clifford C. Barclay, 81, of Lyle dies

LYLE -- Clifford C. Barclay, 81, of rural Lyle, a longtime area farmer, died Sunday morning (Oct. 31, 1993) at Naeve Hospital in Albert Lea.

He was born Oct. 24, 1912, in London Township, Freeborn County, and attended rural Mower County schools. On Feb. 20, 1935, he married Dollee Campbell in Austin and they farmed in Mower County. He was a member of the Mower County Senior Citizens, the Lyle American Legion and the London Volunteer Fire Department, and had served on the Lyle Township Board.

Dollee Barclay -- Austin

Dollee Barclay -- Austin

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Dollee Barclay will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Austin, with the Rev. Patricia M. Toschak officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery.

Mrs. Barclay, 86, of Austin, a former area farm homemaker, died Tuesday (Jan. 20, 2004) at Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin.

Elaine M. Ball -- Austin

Elaine M. Ball -- Austin

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Elaine M. Ball will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Chapel in Austin with the Rev. George Toschak officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery at a later date.

Mrs. Ball, 72, of 911 Fourth Ave. S.W., a former waitress and Shaw School employee, died of natural causes Wednesday (Dec. 17, 1997) at her home.

Don L. Ball -- Austin

Don L. Ball -- Austin

AUSTIN -- The funeral for Don L. Ball will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Chapel in Austin with the Rev. Joe Matt officiating. Spring burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery with graveside rites by Austin American Legion Post 91..

Mr. Ball, 76, of 911 Fourth Ave., a retired Hormel Foods Corp. employee, died Wednesday (Feb. 5, 1997) at Burr Oak Manor Nursing Home in Austin.

William Baker died

William Baker was born in England in 1821. He came to this country when he was eighteen, spent some years in Illinois, moved to Mower county, Minn., nearly thirty years ago and has been here ever since.

He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs., W. Miller, July 16, 1898. He was married three times and leaves behind him to mourn his loss three children; two have died. He was a member of the Christian church and died in great peace. The funeral was conducted by Rev. W. Cooke of Brownsdale and he was laid to rest beside his daughter, Mrs. Dave Kittridge in Cedar City cemetery.

Mrs. David Aultfather

Mrs. David Aultfather

One by one the old pioneers of Mower County are passing away and in the death of Mrs. Aultfather, which occurred Saturday morning, removes from our midst one of the oldest and most respected settlers of Mower County.

Pamelia Foster was born September 27, 1840, at Dennis Creek, Cape May County, New Jersey, and which was her home until 1848, when with her parents, James and Judith Foster, they emigrated west to Sagamon county, Ill., where they lived for nearly thirty years.

David Aultfather died


David Aultfather was born at St. Clairsville, Belmont county, Ohio, March 4, 1821. In 1856 he came to Mower county and settled on the bank of the Cedar, on section 33, Austin, where he spent the remainder of his life. On July 8, 1857, he was married to Miss Pamelia N. Foster, at Austin, Rev. S. Cook officiating.

A few years ago he had a stroke of paralysis which compelled him to retire from the active management of his farms.