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Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois

January 21, 1946 - Monday, pg 6

BESSIE  IRENE  GRAHAM

Miss Bessie Irene Graham Passes Saturday Morning

Miss Bessie Irene Graham, 48, of Tampico, passed away at a hospital in East Moline Saturday morning. She had been in failing health for several years.  Funeral services will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church at Tampico at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Fr. T. O. Maguire officiating.  Committal will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Miss Graham was born in Hahnaman Township, Nov. 17, 1897, the daughter of Ed and Mary Graham. She was educated at the Pleasant Hill School. The rosary will be recited Monday at 8 p.m. at the Parent Chapel.

She is survived by her parents; one sister, Mrs. John Oberle, Prophetstown and one brother, Raymond of Deer Grove.

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