June 08, 1917
OBITUARY ~ MRS. THOMAS M. ELDER
Mrs. Thomas M. ELDER passed away at the farm home 7 miles northeast of this city Saturday, June 2, following a lingering
illness of almost a year, aged 55 years, 4 months and 3 days.
Deceased whose maiden name was Jennie FULLERTON, was born in Monroe County, Iowa, Jan 29, 1862. In 1876 they moved to
Eugene, Ringold Co, Iowa.
At the age of 11 years, she, with her parents came to a homestead in Holt Co., Nebr. She was
a charter member of Plainview United Presbyterian Church.
On Sept. 14, 1886 she was united in marriage with Thomas M. ELDER and to this union was born five sons and one daughter.
On July 25,.1897, she with her husband and older son became members of Presbyterian Church, Atkinson of which she was a faithful member.
She leaves to mourn her departure, a mother, husband, 4 sons, 1 daughters, 4 brothers, 2 sisters.
The funeral service was held from the Presbyterian Church, Sunday, June 3. The sons and 2 nephews served as pallbearers
and bore her body to its final resting place in the Woodlawn Cemetery.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2012
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