Mercy Powers Greene obituary



Mercy Beebe, born Feb. 10, 1821, at Chittenden, Vt. In company with her parents, she moved to New York in 1833. She was then twelve years old. For thirteen years, on what was then the frontier, she, with willing hands, caressed the brow of mother and wiped the unwanted tears from tired father's cheeks. At the age of 25 she married Calvin G. Powers September 9th, 1846. In company with her husband they moved to Union, Wis., the same fall. Of this union five girls and three boys were born.

Britha Stedje obituary


Miss Britha Stedje died last Thursday noon after an illness of four days. Sunday she was well and out doors and Monday she was taken sick. She was an aged woman of 89 years and had been poorly for many years. She leaves two sons and two daughters which are Jas. Peterson, O. P. Stedje, Mrs. Martin Matson and Mrs. D. D. Lione. Her remains were laid to rest in the Six Mile grove cemetery last Saturday.

Bertha Anderson obituary


Mrs. Bertha Anderson died at her home two miles northeast of Lyle last week. She leaves a sorrowing husband, seven children and a host of relatives and friends. The funeral services were held at Six Mile Grove church and were very largely attended. Rev. Eggen preached the sermon, after which she was laid to rest in the Six Mile Grove cemetery.

Lars Larson obituary


Mr. Lars Larson, aged 92 years, died last week at the home of his son-in-law, Martin J. Hanson, three miles south of Mona. Mr. Larson was the father of seven children, two of which have long since passed to the golden shore. Among the five children yet living are Mrs. M. J. Hanson and Mrs. Martin Larson, in the vicinity of Mona. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Eggen and his remains were consigned to their last resting place in the new Mona cemetery.

Julia Lulu Huffman obituary



Mrs. J. R. Huffman, nee Lulu Eastlee. Born Aug. 21, 1888. Died Dec. 21, 1918.

Deceased was born in Lyle, Minn., where she lived with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Evan Eastlee, until they moved to East End. Sask., Can., in 1912.

Nov. 1, 1917, she was married to Mr. Huffman, of East End, where they resided. Shortly before Christmas they came to Lyle to spend the winter with her parents and relatives. On the trip down she became ill and within a few days passed away.

Charles Dobbins baby died


The remains of the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Dobbins of Waterloo was brought to Lyle Monday afternoon and was buried in Rose Creek cemetery. Mrs. Dobbins will be better remembered as Miss Ida Sorenson. The remains were accompanied here by Peter Sorenson and Miss Nellie and the child's father Mr. Dobbins.

Mary St. John obituary


The remains of Miss Mary St. John were brought here Saturday evening from Cherokee and buried at Woodbury cemetery Sunday afternoon.

The deceased was born in Illinois Dec. 24, 1865 where she made her home for many years. She also lived at Sheldon, Iowa and at Woodbury for several years.

For the past 9 years she has been an inmate of the state Hospital at Cherokee, where she passed away August 18th.

Mona man will remove son from Sunnyside cemetery


A member of the Mona Lutheran congregation is said to have declared that unless a certain Mason who was recently buried in the Sunnyside cemetery was removed he would have his son dug up and buried elsewhere.

Poor, benighted man! Is it possible that within five miles of Lyle there lives a man so narrow-minded, small, contracted, bigoted, stupid and superstitious and at the same time parades himself as a man of intelligence. Such a man, if man he can be called, belongs to the dark ages and has no business living in modern times.

Mrs. Hans Bodahl obituary


DIED:-- Mrs. Hans Bodahl, Saturday August 5th 1899, at the home of her daughter at Geneva. Mrs. Bodahl was a sister of Mrs. A. B. Olson and Julia Everson. One daughter, Mrs. Frank Nelson, is her only child.

The deceased would have been 43 years old the 27th of this month. Funeral services were held Monday and the remains buried at Six Mile Grove, Rev. Eggen conducting the services.

Lizzie Eastlee obituary


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.

Orlando Wilder died


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.