|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1865|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1937|
Ella May Hoover was born the daughter of James Hoover and Harriet Matilda Walton. They are buried this cemetery. Ella was married to Jonathon Dayton Steele on November 8, 1887 in Buchanan County, Iowa. She is buried in this cemetery.
Dayton and Ellie were parents of three children:
1. Jennie Matilda Steele buried this cemetery.
2. Elsie Belle Steele buried this cemetery.
3. Harley Norman Steele buried Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Bulletin Journal-Mrs. J. D. Steele, who has been in failing health since the time of her car accident, is not improving as her friends would like.
~0bit~This community was saddened to hear that Mrs. J. D. Steele, an old time, esteemed resident of the county passed away at her home in Quasqueton Monday morning, February 15, 1937 at 2 o'clock. She had been in ailing health for some time but was bedfast but a few weeks. Ella May Hoover was born in Cono Township, Buchanan County on October 7, 1865, and departed this life at age of 71 years, 4 months, 8 days. November 8, 1887, she was united in marriage to Jonathon Dayton Steele, to which union three children were born, two daughters, Jennie and Elsie and one son, Harley N. Deceased lived in this country her entire life time.
About 44 years ago she was converted and united with the Hoover Wesleyan Methodist Church, where she remained a member until claimed by death. She was a true Christian, which was exemplified in her joy in doing for others the little and the greater deeds of kindness and helpfullness that mean so much to us in our journey through life. Our sister departed this life in the assurance of meeting her Savior on the other shore and her life has been a living testimony to that faith. Deceased leaves her husand,
Dayton Steele, of Quasqueton; one son, Harley N. of Cedar
Rapids; two daughters passed away at the age of 2 and 4 respectively; a sister, Mrs. Edith Copeland, of Winthrop, Hammond Hoover of Quasqueton and Edward Hoover of Rowley; one grandchild; besides a host of friends who feel the loss of a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 16, at 2 o'clock at
the Hoover Church in Newton Township with the Rev. Weigle, Wesleyan Methodist pastor, of Waterloo, officiating, assisted by the Rev. M. L. Christensen, pastor of the Union Church in Quasqueton. Burial was made in the Hoover Cemetery. Mrs. Steele was devoted to her home and family and won a host of friends during her long residence in this county. In her death the bereaved ones have the sympathy of the many friends.
James Hoover (1842 - 1903)
Harriet Matilda Walton Hoover (1847 - 1925)
Jonathon Dayton Steele (1862 - 1949)*
Jennie Matilda Steele (1889 - 1893)*
Elsie Belle Steele (1891 - 1893)*
Harley Norman Steele (1896 - 1978)*
Ella May Hoover Steele (1865 - 1937)
Edith Emma Hoover Copeland (1867 - 1938)*
Levi Hammond Hoover (1870 - 1948)*
Ella May (Hoover) Steele
October 7, 1865
February 15, 1937
Note: Buried on this lot is Jonathan Dayton Steele, Ella May Hoover Steele, Jennie Matilda Steele, Elsie Belle Steele.,
Circle Grove Cemetery
Plot: Lot 19 Row 2
Created by: Daphane Hoover
Record added: Mar 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87364313
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"Leaf by leaf drop by drop the springs run dry One by one our friends depart for all on earth are born to die."|
Added: Nov. 25, 2013