J C Hoovens Widow Called By Grim Reaper

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e way | t r e ' t h e y ' can be in. D. . a r n r r ill o r t a - h r u of J. C. Hooven's Widow Called By Grim Reaper Beloved Yi'omnii, n Native of Troy. Hail Been III Throe Years Mrs. H a n n a h Jane Hcoven. 81. widow of John Clinton Hoovcn, one of the founders of the Hooven-Owons-Rentschler Co.. died at 11:40 p. m. Wednesday at her home, 38 South B street. Death not unexpected as she had been a state of coma many hours before the end came. Mrs. Hooven began to fail In health three years ago. Her decline was gradual and was attended by pronounced ailment. Prior to three yeats ago Mrs. high ! Hooven had been a w o m i activity and of wide intercut. cities in in life she had been notable for a marked physical vigor. A woman of cultivated mind nnd intellectual strength, she found interest and satisfaction in many diverse things. Retained Interest U n t i l quite recent years she maintained the interests and activities her earlier mature years. As the burden of years came upon her did not surrender pleasures, duties and responsibilities she had permitted permitted herself in those earlier years. She read widely and was profoundly interested in current events. This made her a most interesting conversationalist conversationalist for she was always ready to express opinions based conclusions premised \ipon a sound basis through reading and observation. observation. For many years Mrs. Hooven active in the club life of Hamilton. She was an early member of Illinois. 2,000- held in feet feet, feet feet Browning club, oldest of the organizations here. She was. also a charter and honorary member of the Women's Club. Soon a f t e r coining to 1870 Mrs, Hooven united with the Tirst M, E, church. To its activities, particularly of the women's organizations, organizations, she gave herself for many years thereafter with characteristic interest. A woman of executive force she war, a constructive leader in their philanthropic work. Born Near Troy Mrs. Hooven was born near Troy, May 9, IBIS, a daughter of John Rebecca Landrcy Enyeart, The death of her sister. Mrs. Etta Enyeart Lewis, left her the last member of her parents' family. She married at Troy, November 24. 1861, John Clinton Hoovcn, came to Hamilton In 187G, when i Hooven engaged in the agricultural j implement business. Becoming Interested in manufacturing he joined ! with George Hclvey, Adam Rentschler, Rentschler, Job Owens. Henry Sohn James E. Campbell in the i of the Owens, Lane and Dyer which. In 1882. was reorganized the Hoovcn-Owens-Rcntschler Co. j He was president of this company · until his death In 1916. Mr. i was one of the founders and I holders of The Republican Publish-

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  1. The Journal News,
  2. 11 Jul 1929, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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