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Obits > Mrs. Marvin Hollis (Ida May Lane) 1946

The Sterling Daily Gazette, June 6, 1946 - Thursday, pg. 12, col. 2

Ida May Lane was born Aug 2, 1883, in Hume township, the daughter of Charles and Susan Wroten Lane. She received her education in Hume Center school and was a member of the Tampico Methodist church, having joined the church with some of her family this past summer.

On October 17, 1901, she was united in marriage to J. Marvin Hollis by the Rev. Fred Stone, at the home of her parents south of Rock Falls. They farmed in the vicinity of Rock Falls all her active years, with the exception of a few years near Nashus, Minn. About four years ago they moved to Tampico where they were residing when Mrs. Hollis entered the hospital.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband, a son, Lester of Rock Falls; a daughter, Mrs. Cecil (Mayme) Fritsch of Tampico; a brother, Grover Lane of Rock Falls, and the following grandchildren, Elden, Billy, Donna, Gary, Nyla Fritsch and Bette Hollis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Mrs. Mary Schutt and Mrs. Charles Herbon, and three brothers, Robert, Roy and Loren.

Mrs. Hollis passed away Friday, May 31, at the Home hospital in Sterling following an illness of two weeks. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Melvin funeral home in Sterling, with the Rev. Hollis Wharton, Methodist pastor of Tampico, officiating. Mrs. Leroy Stewart and Mrs. Margaret Young sang.

Committal was in Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, with Robert, Bert and Stanley Herbon, George Hunsberger, Richard Meisel and Milford Olsson, all nephews, serving as pallbearers. Mrs. Holger Pederson and Mrs. Raymond Cordes were in charge of the floral tokens.

Attending the rites from away were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dybdol and Ed Lindberg of Osco; Mr. and Mrs. Clair Lindberg of Cambridge; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Johnson of Woodhull; Mrs. Anna Fritsch of Walnut; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fritsch and Lula Mae, and Mrs. Kathryn Zinser and Milton of Prophetstown, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cowley of Dixon.

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