Mona cemetery

Fred E. Wheeler obituary


The remains of Fred E. Wheeler were brought to Lyle Monday by a son, G E Wheeler, from Normal, Ill. for burial in the old Mona cemetery. The Wheeler family, some forty years ago, operated the Wheeler Hotel at Mona, and later at Lyle, and are remembered by the older residents of this community. Rev. Langehough had charge of the burial service.

Karen Torgeson obituary


Miss Karen Torgeson, who has been ill for some time, passed away at her home in Mona, Tuesday July 14th. For the past 12 years she has been helped by the county, having no relatives to care for her in her old age.

The deceased was born in Faaberg, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, May 17, 1834. 43 years ago, she came to this country, and in 1880 came to Mona, where she lived with her brother, Christian, who died about 12 years ago. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and interment was made in the old cemetery, south and east of the Mona church.

Mrs. Hans Samuelson obituary


Mrs. Hans Samuelsen passed away after a long and painful illness at the home of her son Halvor Hansen, Dec. 11th.

Mrs. Samuelson was born in Grue Parish Solor Norway, Dec. 12th 1818. She was married to the late Hans Samuelson, Dec. 12, 1851, who preceded her to their last resting place by only a few weeks, Mr. Samuelson having died November 4, 1907. The aged couple lived on their farm south of Mona ever since they came to America in 1872, until a few months ago when they took up their residence with their son, Halvor Hansen.

Grandma Rawn obituary



Grandma Rawn died last Monday at the residence of her son L. Rawn a mile and a half west of town. The funeral services took place at the home Wednesday morning at ten o'clock, Rev. D. W. Cram, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. She had lived to a ripe old age, exceeding the allotted three score years and ten by over thirteen years, and her death was brought about by the natural failure of the faculties on account of her extreme age.

Michael Schwandt obituary



Michael Schwandt, who has been ill for several years passed away Monday morning, Dec. 9, at his home one mile west of Lyle.

He was born at Jacob's Hagen, Germany, Oct. 22, 1840. In 1872 he moved to Watertown, Wis., and in 1873 came to Minnesota where he has since lived. In 1880 he was married to Miss Henrietta Fishbeck of this place.

Mrs. Knut Haugen obituary


Mrs. Knut Haugen died suddenly last Friday morning at her home one mile East of Mona of acute diabetes. She leaves a husband and seven children, the oldest 17 years of age. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Train, was born three miles South of Mona. The funeral took place Tues. after noon and interment was made in Mona Cemetery. Rev. Sauer had charges of the services.

J. W. Mason obituary



At the home of Dr. W. F. Cobb in this village, on Tuesday, August 4, 1896, Mr. J. W. Mason, aged 75 years, 11 months and 1 day.

Mr. Mason had been an invalid nearly a year, having suffered a severe stroke of paralysis on December 30th, 1895. He was since been cared for at the home of his only child, Mrs. Dr. Cobb. On Monday morning, Aug. 3, he was taken with another shock and died peacefully about ten o'clock Tuesday morning. His remains were laid to rest in the Mona cemetery Wednesday.


Death of Mrs. M. Mogan.


Last Tuesday morning our people were shocked to learn of the death of Mrs. Michael Mogan, at her home a few miles north of Lyle. Mrs. Mogan was a sister of Lars Berg, who was recently killed by the cars. She was 28 years of age and had been a long sufferer from consumption. She leaves a husband and four small children, the youngest of which is only two weeks old. The funeral was held Wednesday and the remains were interred in Mona cemetery. Rev. Moore preached an eloquent sermon.

Mrs. Olson died


Mrs. Olson, Hans Olson's aged mother died last Sunday afternoon at his home, about six miles northwest of Lyle. The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Mona Lutheran church and interment was made in the Mona cemetery. She had been in good health the most of her life being especially so of late. The deceased was ninety three years of age.

Death of Lloydie Sherman


Death of Lloydie Sherman

A sad event occurred last Sunday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Sherman, in the death of their little two-year-old son, Lloyd. The little fellow, being their only child, was a joy and pride of their household, and to say that their grief was hard to bear is putting it mildly. Just a week previous to his death he was taken sick with scarlet fever, which developed so severely that medical aid could not save him. The funeral occurred Monday afternoon and the remains were buried in the Mona cemetery.

Mrs. Wheeler buried


The remains of Mrs. Wheeler were taken through Osage Tuesday noon from Waterloo to Mona for interment. Mrs. Wheeler kept a hotel at Mona for a number of years. The building burned and then she moved to Lyle and kept a hotel there. Later she moved to Waterloo. Mrs. Vaughn and others boarded the train here and went up to Mona with the funeral party. Interment Wednesday in Mona cemetery. --Press.