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Inde- to clerk Wallace | the | m j who last | Mrs. Mary Crahan in- death of Mrs. Crahan, were, Mr., and Mrs. Leo Crahan and daugh- ter, Anna Mae, of Charles City: Mr. and Mrs. Alec Mihm of St. i Lucas; Mr. and Mrs. John Me- · Sweeney of Dubuque: Vincent J.; McSweeney, Mrs. William Wend- ling, Mary and Catherine Shee- j i han, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mary Josephine McSweeney, ling, Mary and Catherine Shee- j daughter of John and Bridget) han, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph j ' Galvin-McSweeney, was born July , Weepie, all of Independence; i 16 1862 on a farm near Westgate. | R. E. Cronk of Waterloo; w . lt . ! Iowa, and died July 27, 1947 a t ' Mrs. W. S. Taylor of o ° ·^TM ! . ,, . f^. -, · T T _ _ -.1-. T T\ IT -- /"* Al~ rt-P J^~* n 1 ^-. .-J .T. »-, T n T\ rt~-t »-i 1-1 - * I *-* '"·"S*^ · - * medi- medi- jUj \\ ci ctuiu. mc^u o u-J-_y A . I J A * 3 i MI. i»j.i .j, * * - *-*. .». w.^ .*··-·-·. -w--. « -- ~ -- ._, , her home in Oelwein. Her early Leo McGrath of Caledonia, childhood and youth was spent a t ' " ' " " T "''"" "" '' her farm home, and in January of 1883 she was united in marriage marriage with Michael Crahan and went to live at Fonda, Iowa, remaining remaining there for a few years, l_iCU IVIUVJI elUJ UJ. V^cilCUUll-lcl, iVJ.±llll.,, Mr. and Mrs. William Tiernan son Thomas, and Mrs. Josepii Meisenbach, of Rolfe: Mrs. Thos. { Crahan and son Walter of West, Bend; Mrs. John Crahan and st. maming mere lor a lew ytnus, daughters Margie and Sade °f then going to Rolfe, Iowa, where Manson; Misses Pauline and 0 s t 0 her husband was engaged in the Crahan of Emmetsburg; Mr. and until the time Mrs. John Lemmer of Cedar Falls; Chicago 48 medi- j of his death, July 16, 1904. After Thomas. Mary and Margaret Mad- husband Mrs. digan of Westgate; Dr. and Mrs. 'Philadelphia 40 medi medi- Oel- and Mrs. E. J. Feld 01 iviancnes-' (10 ter, and Henry and Leo Bernard of Gilbertsville. Ann McGrath of Qree Crahan and family came to ^^.i- . ^,. ,,^^^j -- -- -, , wein and established their home. J Agnes Feld of Marshalltown, Mrs. Crahan was the mother of ! and Mrs. E. J. Feld of eight children, one of whom, Mrs. 1 J ~ J J TT J T "" «--""·"" Mary Agnes Learch. preceded her in death on March 19, 1946. Those left are Margaret Crahan; Lellie. Mrs. W. J. Reen; Nonie, Mrs. J, F. Cusack; Esther, Mrs. J. W. Feld; Grace, Mrs. L. H. Sanford, and Clement, all of Oelwein; Oelwein; a son. Leo Crahan, Charles Charles City. Four sisters also sur- ', Greenbush, Minn., Mrs. John Con- 1 rad. Mrs. C. J. Cooney and Alice McSweeney. all of Oelwein, and WESTGATE Mrs. Will Downing Correspondent Fred Bender, Carrier (Watch for Westgate stories under special one brother, John ney, Dubuque. M. McSwee- Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rueber and | Patricia, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence I UUL.C V V I S I X CtlH-t _ICI 1.1 t., 11 l,t_i O V * i l Sunday for Minnesota where and i famcia, Mr. ana ivirs. L Funeral services were conduct- , wolf and daughters will ed Wednesday, July 30th at Sac-; Sunday for Minnesota wheic red Heart Church. Oelwein; re! re! w i n S p enc i a week's vacation at quiem high mass being celebrated i L a ke Winnibigoshish. I New York by her nephew. Rev. E. J. Coo-I Wednesday "overnight guests ney of West Union, with Rev. E. j the ^n Downing home J. O'Hagan as deacon. Rev. Thos. . and Mrs. Claude" C. Earp of Ne- Knox as sub-deacon, and Rev. | va( ^ a Mo. Thev left T h u r s d 7 . _ ." .. _ 1 -·---"" - - "·-' ^. ^. -~- -~*~-..--.--. vi--" ~ i \ c i u c t , iviu. j-ii'jrv c Robert Cooney of Clcrmont, her j morning to drive 500 miles - ·* -s---*.-. * j i i n u i i i i i i t ; L J i n i v (_: t,nju 1111 iir^ ictJ. S15 and; nephew, acting as master of cere-; ther north w ilierc they will snend ' monies. Mass was served by two . three wec ks at Lake Kahilagama grandsons, James and Michael , m Minnesota. Feld, and Richard Becker. The, Orion Potter -of Strawberry funeral sermon was delivered by ! p o int. who has spent a week in her pastor, Rev. E. J. O'Hagan. the W ju Downing home, left Downing Thursday to visit her aunt Jack Dyball and family. Six grandsons acted as pallbearers and six granddaughters were flower girls. Interment was in Woodlawn cemetery. Those from out of town who j This newspaper's job shop were called to the city by the · handles printing of all kinds.

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  1. The Oelwein Daily Register,
  2. 09 Aug 1947, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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