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LeMars Sentinel
LeMars Sentinel
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Description: General News

Date: December 19 1890

LeMars Sentinel
LeMars, Plymouth Co. Iowa
December 19, 1890

DIED

FAULL--At his home in Johnson township, on Wednesday, December 18th, 1890, of heart disease, Richard Faull, aged 44 years. Deceased was an old settler of Johnson township, having moved there in 1870. He leaves a wife and four children to mourn his demise. Beely & Fissel took charge of the burial which occurred at the Presbyterian cemetery.

FIDDLER--At the home of his parentson the Hoffman farm near town, onWednesday, December 17th, of diphtheria, Mathias FIDDLER, aged 4 years and 6 months.

OETKIN--At his home in Grant township on Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 1890, Renke OETKIN, after a long illness of some
nine years duration.

MEYER--On Wednesday, p. m. December 17th, 1890. Mrs. Rick MEYERS, aged 102 years and 8 months. Mrs. MEYERS is mother-in-law of Mr. Heye BECKER of near Seney, and has been a widow 59 years. The funeral will be held today at two o'clock. It is expected that a more extended obituary notice will appear next week.


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newspaper dated December 1890

LANCASTER: Elizabeth Lancaster was born in the County of York, England,
Dec. 13, 1810, and passed home to God, Dec. 14, 1890. She married Wm.
Lancaster in 1836, and moved to this country in 1848. Six children were
born to them, four of whom, along with the husband, mourn her sad loss. She
and her husband joined the M.E. church in 1840, and, according to universal
testimony, she lived a consistent Christian to the last. The two of her
children who preceded her to Heaven were Christians, and the four left are
on the way to meet her in glory. She was one of those sweet mothers in
Israel, who never murmured in any trial. The funeral service was held in
the M.E. church, Seney, Iowa.

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