Clarinda Herald Journal
February 28, 1963
OBITUARY ~ BLANCHE KILLINGSWORTH
Miss Blanche KILLINGSWORTH, 76, daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. D. H. KILLINGSWORTH, died Monday at the
Fairbury Lynch Clinic at Fairbury, Nebr., according to telephone message to Mrs. George (Lois) OWEN, a cousin of
The relatives have known for several months of the serious illness of Miss KILLINGSWORTH and
the probability that she would be unable to recover. She had lived at Fairbury since leaving Clarinda in 1944.
Miss KILLINGSWORTH was born at Mount Ayr July 8, 1886, the family moving to Clarinda in 1898. She was educated in
Clarinda Schools, was graduated in 1910 from Wesley Memorial Hospital for Nurses at Chicago. She spent her entire
life in the nursing profession, at Clarinda and Fairbury.
She was a gold star sister, a member of the American
Legion auxiliary and member of the Clarinda United Presbyterian Church until she left Clarinda in 1944.
nearest relative is a niece, Mrs. Abbott (Lorraine) MASON at Whittier, Calif., also several cousins.
friend and companion for recent years is Mrs. Edna McKEE of Fairbury, Nebr.
Burial will be this Thursday at
Fairbury, none of the local relatives able to attend.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2011
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