Alice Ford Gearkee obit

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Alice Ford Gearkee obit - the pri was already catalog woman left and * *...
the pri was already catalog woman left and * * * * D A Y slo- * * * out 4 E. W. * 4* DAUGHTER FIXDS HEH BEAD WHEN CALLING HER EARLY THIS MORNING Mrs. Alice Gearkee, 65 years of age, of 512 S. Dubuque street, was found dead in bed this morning by her daughter, Irene Gearkee, when the daughter called her to rise. The mother was lying peacefully on her side, apparently asleep. It is believed that she died toward morning, as the evidence was that life had been extinct but a short time. There was no evidence of a struggle, everything seeming to show that she had passed away quietly she slept. Mrs. Gearkee retired to bed last night feeling as well as usual, though she had not been in the best of health for some time. She is survived by a son, F. Gearkee, ancl daughter, M. Irene Gearkee, of Iowa City, and another daughter, Mrs. W. A. Dorcas, of Chicago. The deceased was on of the pioneer residents of the city, having made her home here for more than fifty years. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon, but the hour has not been fixed. , i

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 17 Feb 1916, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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