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Streinz, Mary Barbara (Hill) 1879 1916


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 6/18/2021 at 15:17:13

Cresco Plain Dealer Dec. 29, 1916 P-1 C-5

Mary Barbara Hill was one of nine children born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hill. She was born at Ridgeway, Iowa, Feb. 26th, 1879, and departed this life in Cresco on her wedding anniversary, Dec. 19th, 1916. The deceased spent her early girlhood days in the country near Ridgeway, and on Dec. 19. 1899, at Cresco, Iowa, was married to John M. Streinz, and came to Cresco to live. To this union was born three children, Harry, Harold and Mabel, all of whom survive the mother.
Mrs. Streinz was converted and united with the Methodist Episcopal church at Cresco in 1908, which she attended every faithfully almost invariably occompanied by her three children. She was also a member of the Rebekah and Royal Neighbor ledges, and had been elected to the highest office in the former a few weeks before her sickness. Sister Streinz sickness was of short duration, and she soon slipped away from earthly trials and cares to await the resurrection morn. She leaves to mourn her death besides the grief-stricken husband and children, three sisters and four brothers; one sister having preceded her to the eternal home in 1902, Mrs. Lena Thurman of Minneapolis, George Hill of Cresco, Henry of Minneapolis, Carrie of Cresco, Mrs. Emma Booth of Elk River, Minn., Edward of Culdasac, Idaho, and Charles of Minneapolis, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral services were held from the Methodist church of Cresco in charge of the pastor, Rev. Will Kirwin and burial was at the beautiful Oak Lawn cemetery.

Oak Lawn Cemetery

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