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Obituary: Anna Blanchard Hollenbeck
Posted by: Fronia (ID *****9077) Date: December 02, 2002 at 10:58:19
In Reply to: Need Hollenbeck Obit Lookup by Christy Hollenbeck of 200

The Press Democrat, Hennessey, Kingfisher Co, Oklahoma
Friday, February 1, 1901, Vol 8, No 18, page 5, column 3

DIED - At her home two and one-half miles northeast of this city, Anna, wife of G Hollenbeck, at 7 o'clock am, Monday January 28,1901, of a complication of diseases. Anna Blanchard Hollenbeck was born at Hopkinton, Iowa in 1856, she was married in her 17th year to G Hollenbck at Delhi, Iowa. Moved to Kansas, then to Oklahoma the spring after the opening and located upon the farm where she resided, with her husband, until her death. She was a member of the First M E church, of this city, and from her early conversion she lived a consistant Christian life. She patiently bore her suffering three and a half years without a murmur. A husband, an aged mother, one brother and three half-sisters are left to mourn her loss. The funeral was preached from the Twin Churches, Tuesday, at 11 am, attended by a large gathering of sorrowful friends. Her remains were laid to rest in the Lyon Valley cemetery, near those of her father. Her mother was her constant nurse during her late illness.

Go toll the funeral bell,
That all my friends may know
That at the dawn of day
My spirit passed away.
Unto the God who gave it
Her spirit hath returned
A shining crown awaiting her
In that Celestial Home.

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Typed exactly as published, errors and all.

Fronia


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