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Obits > 1951 Nellie M Middleton

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois July 3, 1951
Tuesday, pg. 2, col. 2

Nellie M. Middleton Passes Monday Night At Prophetstown Home


Prophetstown -- Nellie May Middleton, 64, wife of Walter Middleton of Prophetstown passed away at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the family home. The body was removed to the Gardner funeral home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. O. A. McKinley of the Congreational church will officiate. Committal will be in Odd Fellows cemetery.

Mrs. Middleton was born in Pine Creek township, Ogle county, Nov. 31, 1886 the daughter of Ernest Hiram and Eliza Ann Meck. She was educated in the Dixon and Rock Falls schools.

She was married to Walter Middleton of Prophetstown July 28, 1915 at Lyons, Iowa. She was a member of the Congregational church and of the Martha class.

Besides her husband she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Delores Lynch, Sterling, and Mrs. Florence Dutcher, San Bernardino, Calif, and a niece, Norma Jean Krebbs, who made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Middleton.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

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