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Margaret Edith Montgomery DeVries
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Birth: May 3, 1877
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1970
Aberdeen
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Mrs. Cornelius (Margaret) DeVries, 93, a resident of Bethesda Nursing Home, died Wednesday, Aug. 26 at St. Luke's Hospital.

Services are to be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold E. Salem officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Margaret Edith Montgomery was born May 3, 1877 near St. Louis, Mo. Her family later moved to a farm near Alcester. She was married to Cornelius DeVries at Davis, S.D. on April 1, 1900. They farmed near Davis until 1906, when they moved to Aberdeen, where her husband was an engineer with the Milwaukee Railroad. Mr. DeVries died in 1966.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church and Pasque Lodge No. 215 of the Lady Engineers.

Survivors include one son, Hugh, of Seal Beach, Calif.; seven daughters, Mrs. Harold (Evelyn) Renner, Sioux Falls; Mrs. Harm (Irene) Knock, Davis; Mrs. Vivian (Margaret) Harris and Mrs. Milton (Lorraine) Baron, both of Aberdeen; Mrs. DeForest (Viva) Hicks and Mrs. Carl (Geleva) Schmidt, both of Round Lake, Ill.; and Mrs. Chester (Elaine) Smith, Bedford, Mass.; one brother George Montgomery, Elbe, Wash.; 26 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren. One son, one daughter and six grandchildren preceded her in death.

Friends may call at the Huebl Chapel from Friday morning until noon Saturday and at the church from 12:30 p.m. until time of service. The casket will not be opened after the service.

Relatives are asked to meet in the church basement at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

- Aberdeen (SD) American News
Thursday, August 27, 1970
Page 3
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Cornelius Everett DeVries (1876 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Evelyn J. Renner (1901 - 1987)*
  Irene Mae De Vries Knock (1903 - 1973)*
  Margaret A DeVries Harris (1907 - 1995)*
  Raymond E DeVries (1911 - 1912)*
  Ione Cornelia De Vries Edwards (1914 - 1964)*
  Geleva Esther DeVries Schmidt (1916 - 2003)*
  Lorraine Ellen DeVries Baron (1920 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Memorial Park
Aberdeen
Brown County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 37 Lot 6
 
Created by: MaryT
Record added: Apr 06, 2013
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- MaryT
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