The Algona Upper Des Moines Wednesday, May 27, 1931, page 7
Whittemore Girl Dies in Denver. Whlttemore, May 26. Special: The death of Mrs. Frank Vandermee occurred occurred in Denver, Colorado, Friday night. Mrs. Vandermee had been under the care of a nurse since December with pleurisy which developed into pneumonia, pneumonia, causing her death. A message was received Tuesday stating that she was very low and Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Kollasch, Mrs. LeRoy Farrell and William Walsh left by car Wednesday morning. The funeral services were held in Denver Monday morning and burial made at that place. Marguerite Walsh was born in Whlt- temore In October, 1894, her parents being the late Edward Walsh and Em- mallne Flannagan Walsh. The family then lived hi a house on the place where the Joseph Schmitt home now stands. Marguerite received her education education in St. Michael's parochial school and spent her girlhood days here until her marriage to Frank Vandermee of Algona in August, 1917. On account of Mr. Vandermee's health they moved moved to Denver. Later they returned to Whittemore and lived at Fenton for some time. They were again compelled compelled to return to Denver four years ago because of their health. She is survived by her husband and three children, Anpella, 13 years old, Mary Eileen, six years, old and a baby son, four weeks old. She also has two stepchildren. stepchildren. She leaves seven sisters and three brothers. They are Mrs. Marie Page, Mason City; Mrs. Emmallne Jurgens Jurgens and Mrs. Alice Jurgens, West Bend; Mrs. Irene Baas. Spencer: Mrs. Ella Kollasch, Mrs. Kathleen Farrell, Ursula Walsh, William Walsh, Whittemore; Whittemore; John Walsh, Omaha; Edward Walsh, Winona, Illinois. Marguerite Walsh Vandermee was a carefree, jovial girl and was a dutiful wife and good mother and there are many friends who were saddened by the news of her early passing. Symr pathy is extended to the family and brothers and sisters.