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Anna Helps 1858-1945


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Date: 6/14/2021 at 07:40:47

August 2, 1945 - The Anamosa Journal

CENTER JUNCTION - Funeral service for Anna Helps was conducted in Miller's Funeral Home at Anamosa Monday afternoon. Albert Schroeder, student pastor of the Center Junction Presbyterian church, officiated. Burial was made in North Mineral cemetery, northeast of Center Junction.

Anna Frances Helps was born in Amboy, Ill., May 9, 1858. She was the daughter of Joseph and Lucy A. Long. In 1870 she came with her parents to Onslow, where she grew to womanhood. In 1882 she was married to Alexander Helps, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Methodist church in Odebolt, where they were in business for several years. After her husband's death she made her home with her sister, Mrs. Fred Bangs, Anamosa, and her niece, Mrs. Charlotte Clark, Center Junction. She died July 28 at the age of 87 years. Mrs. Bangs is the only surviving member of the immediate family.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chase, Mrs. Clark and Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Brady and son, Pfc. Galen Brady, attended the funeral rites.


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