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Obits > 1938 - Mrs. Albert J. Allen

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois

September 2, 1938 - Friday, pg 8 


Last Rites For Mrs. A. J. Allen Held Thursday - Big Concourse of Friends And Relatives Attend Church Services. 

Funeral rites for Mrs. Alfred J. Allen of Prophetstown, who died Tuesday, were held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Prophetstown Congregational Church. There was a large attendance of relatives and friends. Rev. I. C. Campbell conducted the rites. 

The many beautiful floral offerings were silent tokens of love and esteem from the many relatives and friends. Those who assisted with the flowers were Mrs. Floyd Emmons and Mrs. Wilbur Miley of Lyndon, member of the Teachers Club, of which Miss Irene Allen, daughter of the deceased, is a member. 

Burial was in the Lyndon Cemetery. The pallbearers were Clayton Hill of Clinton, Ia., Claude Olinger of Lyndon and Earl Darnell, William Buchwal, Frank Angell and Clarence Olinger. 

Among those from a distance who attended the services were:  Clinton, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lenson;  Low Moor, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hill;  Geneseo, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Krinjob,  Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bartz, Mrs. Yahnke;  Sterling, Mr. and Mrs. Gleen Kelsey;  Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tripp;  Round Grove, Mrs. William Allen, Albert Allen. 

Rock Falls, Mrs. Phyllis Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Allen.   Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Compton and family;  Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. William Neary, Mrs. Edna Beardsley and son, Allen;  Washington, D.C. Mr. and Mrs. Eris Carlisle. 


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