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Obits > 1937 - Mary Ellen (Welch) Renner

submitted by Melva Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
October 22, 1937 - Friday, pg. 16, col. 8
Mrs. Frank Renner, 73, of two miles east of Tampico, passed away Thursday at 6 p.m. at the home.  Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Tampico Methodist church with the Rev. L. B. Beals officiating.  Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial cemetery.
Mary Ellen Welch, daughter of Charles and Ellen Welch, was born on Sept. 22, 1864 at Valigo, Calif.  She was married to Frank Renner on Dec. 12, 1883.  Surviving are the husband, four sons, Glenn of Walnut,  John of Hanahman, Fred of Sterling, and Harry of Sherrard, and two daughters, Mrs. Iver Johnson of Moline, and Mrs. Lee Wallis of Walnut.  A daughter died in infancy.

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
October 26, 1937 - Tuesday, pg 8, col. 1
Mrs. Frank W. Renner, the eldest child of Charles W. Welch and Ellen Cronin, was born at Valego, Calif., on Sept. 22, 1864 and passed away at Deer Grove, Ill., Oct. 21, 1937, at the age of 73 years, 29 days.
As a small child, she moved with her parents from Valego, Calif., to Tampico, where she resided until her marriage to Frank W. Renner on Dec. 21, 1883.  They then moved to a farm three miles east of Tampico where they resided until March 1, 1936, when they moved to Deer Grove.
To this union were born seven children:  Nettie, who passed away in infancy, and the following who, besides her husband, survive her:  Glenn of Walnut,  John of Hahnaman,  Fred of Sterling,  Harry of Sherrard;  Mrs. Florence Johnson of Moline;  Mrs. Bertha Wallis of Walnut;  and her brother, Will of Elmira;  also 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  Mrs. Renner was a member of the Tampico Methodist church.
(spellings as pub:  Valigo/Valego,  Hanahman/Hahnaman)

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