Miss Annie Olson was buried in the Lutheran cemetery Monday.
E. Eastlee and family mourn the loss of their thirteen year old daughter Lizzie who died last Friday afternoon, June 17th from an attack of measles which had developed into lung disease.
The funeral was held Sunday from the Congregational church. Six young boys from among her schoolmates, Geo. Sherman, Ray Frazer, Harvey Hildebrand, Artie Anderson, Burton Robertson and Bernie Hedemark officiated as pall bearers.
The remains were buried at Six Mile Grove cemetery. The family have the sympathy of all in the untimely loss of their little daughter and sister.
L. Machacek's infant child was buried at the Woodbury cemetery Wednesday, Rev. Swain officiating.
The grim reaper, Death, has removed another old settler of Otranto township.
Last Friday morning Orlando Wilder succumbed to the fell destroyer. Mr. Wilder was aged 84 years, 6 months and 8 days at the time of his death. The funeral ceremonies were held Sunday by Rev. Belden and the remains buried at Woodbury cemetery.
Died Saturday April 3, 1897. Mr. Henry Dutte senior at the home of his son-in-law Wm. Berndt aged 79 years. The deceased was a brother of John Dutte of this town, and he was the father-in-law of our townsmen Henry Toeter, and Henry Schroeder. The was buried in the Lutheran cemetery last Tuesday.
Death of Anton Arneson.
After an illness of a little over a year, Anton Arneson died last Friday night at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Arenson, two miles east of town. He was quite well known to the people of this vicinity having lived in this locality nearly all his life, with the exception of three years that he resided at Brown's Valley, Minn.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hanson's only child died last Sunday night and was buried in the Mona cemetery, Tuesday.
Mrs. Adam Small, who has been ill the past ten days, passed away at her home in Lyle, Tuesday morning at nine o'clock. The deceased had not been well for some time, but it was not until recently that her case was considered at all serious.
The funeral will be held, Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Katie Einsfeld-Small, was born in Mines Germany on the 13th day of February in the year 1855. When a girl of 16 years she came to America with her parents and settled in Mitchell county, in Union Township.
Theodore Thompson, one of Mitchell county's oldest citizens passed away at his home in Mona, Tuesday morning at 1:00 o'clock after an illness of five weeks, at the age of about 71 years.
When a lad of about two years, he came to Mitchell county with his parents, from Illinois where he was born on June 14, 1852. He leaves besides his wife 8 children, two sisters and a host of friends and neighbors who will greatly miss him. He was of a jovial disposition, always cheerful and to know him was to be his friend.
Mrs. Margurete Schumacher passed away at the home of her son, George Schumacher, last Friday after a short illness. The deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Weichman and was born in Wisconsin in June, 1853. Her husband, John Schumascher passed away Nov. 1, 1913 at the same age as his wife, who survived him for 9 years. The family resided at St. Charles for a couple years and in 1877 came to this locality to reside.
Mrs. Andrew Stiley.
The best lives are not always measured by length of years, but rather by the service rendered in the home and out in the broader fellowship of mankind.
Such is especially true of the subject of this sketch, whose years were just a little less than two score and six; but they were years filled with service to loved ones and neighbors.
Died Wednesday Morning
Frank Gleason, one of the old residents of Otranto passed away at his home after a lingering illness.
The funeral will be held Friday.
Gunhild Marie Sola, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peder O. Sola, of Freeborn County, Minn., passed away at the home of her parents July 12th., at 2:30 P. M., after a long illness. She was born May 10th, 1893, was baptized the same year by Rev. L. O. Pederson of Kensett, Ia. In her 15th year, after due instruction in the word of God, she was confirmed in Lutheran faith by Rev. David Stove, March 29, 1908, in the North Deer Creek church.
Miss Gunhild Sola passed away at the Sola home Tuesday afternoon at about 2 o'clock.
The deceased had been ill for the past year and a half, but not until the past eight weeks had she been considered seriously ill. Death came as a relief from her suffering.
Miss Sola was born May 10th, 1893, and not only the immediate family, but the entire community mourns her death, while yet in the springtime of youth.
The funeral was held Thursday afternoon and interment was made in the North Deer Creek cemetery.
Rev. Cressey Found Dead
Mrs. E. L. Tubbs passed away at her home in Freewater, Ore., Friday, March 12, of heart trouble.
Mrs. Evelyn Marie Tubbs was a daughter of William M. Pace and was born at Lyle, Minn., in 1860. She was married to E. L. Tubbs forty-three years ago at Austin, Minn., and moved to Spokane with her husband about thirty years ago. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, five grandsons, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter, two sisters and two brothers.
Word reached Lyle Tuesday morning that R. P. Gibson, for many years a resident of Lyle, passed away at his home in Duluth Monday evening. The remains will be brought here for burial in Woodbury cemetery. Miss Grace Gibson and brother, Rodger, who have been visiting here departed Tuesday morning on the early train for their home.
Frederick Swenson Dufty, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Dufty passed away at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. [illegible: G?] Swenson Wednesday evening March 26th at 10:30 after an illness of only a couple days, death being caused by pneumonia. Little Frederick had not seemed well for some time, but Monday was taken very sick and a doctor was called immediately.
The deceased was born Sept. 20th 1918, and leaves to mourn his sudden death, a father, mother and one sister. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at the Six Mile Grove Church.
Mrs. Charlotte Jacobson passed away at her home, three miles north of Lyle, Dec. 12, at noon. The deceased has been suffering with progessive paralysis for four years and death came as a relief. She was a kind and loving mother.
Thomas Rochford, who was well known to the older residents of this community, passed away at his home in Austin Saturday after an illness of several weeks.
The deceased was born in St. George, Canada, April 7, 1856. At the age of ten he moved to Mower county with his parents, where he grew to manhood. For a number of years he followed farming in Lyle township until 1881, when he moved to Austin, where he engaged in the confectionery business a short time.
The funeral of the late Aslak Asmundson who passed away at his home near Fergus Falls, Minn., April 15th was held from the Six Mile Grove church last week Thursday and was conducted by Rev. Elmer Moe.
Mrs. Sigri Qualley, who passed away Wednesday, will be buried from the Six Mile Grove church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Guldbran Torsten Morstad, one of the oldest settlers of the county passed away at the home of his son. Torsten, in Nevada Township last Friday Oct. 6th. Besides being an old resident of the county, he was, at the time of his death conceded to be the oldest person living in this section, having commenced the last year before reaching the century mark. Until a few days before his death he was able to be about the place in his usual health, and retained his faculties remarkably well.
Capt. Miles M. Trowbridge, passed away at his late home in Portland, Oregon, July 12th.
He was born in Wisconsin May 22, 1843 where he lived until 1861 when he enlisted in the Wisconsin Infantry. He was seriously injured in the battle of Perryville on October 8, 1862 and was discharged. He remained at home and in the fall of '63 moved with his father to Lyle Minn.
Simon Nelson passed away at the St. Olaf Hospital at Austin.