M. R. WEBSTER DIES WEDNESDAY
[Sister to Margaret Ellen]
afternoon, Oct. 1st at 3:30 occurred the death of Mrs.
M. R. Webster for the past thirty-four years a resident of Pine
City. Death came after an illness of about a year and was caused
by a complication of diseases. Her daughter and family were with
her when she passed away.
will be held at the Hodge home this afternoon and the remains
taken to Clarinda, Ia., on the afternoon train for burial tomorrow
(Saturday) Rev. Young will have charge of the services here.
R. Eavey was born April 4th 1846 at Leaf River, Illinois,
the daughter of Isaac and Caroline
Eavey. She was married March 3rd 1864 to Watson
E. Webster, then a member of the Illinois Infantry in the
War of the Rebellion. Of the union, two children were born, Mertie
who died in 1885 at Clarinda IA., and Carrie E. who became Mrs.
Fred A. Hodge at her marriage. The family moved to Iowa and located
at Clarinda, where Mr. Webster died in 1882. At the time of his
death he was a member of the Iowa Legislature and president of
the Page County Bank at Clarinda. Mrs. Webster came to
Pine City in >85, following the death of her daughter Mertie
and has made her home since that time with her daughter, Mrs.
Fred A. Hodge. [offered
by Thelma Thomas Livingston/Carole Ann Heller]