|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1863, USA|
|Death: ||May 12, 1944|
Aged Woman is Called in Death
Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs. Caroline [Lucas] Allen, widow of Hylus Allen, who passed away in Estherville Friday [May 12, 1944] evening. Prayer service were conducted at the Sternborg chapel at two o'clock followed by the rites proper at the Baptist church at two thirty. Rev. G. E. Forssel was in charge. Internment was made in Oak Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Allen who was 81 years old Feb. 15 had been in failing health for several years. Her death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Doughty.
Children surviving are Mrs. Doughty, Mrs. Richard Brown, of Estherville, Mrs. Horace Wood, Lake Park and Harry Allen of Spirit Lake. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, May 18, 1944)
Harry Allen received word Friday evening that his mother, Mrs. Hylus Allen, 80 years of age, had passed peacefully away at her home in Estherville, after a lingering illness. Mr. and Mrs. Hylus Allen were pioneer farmers of Middleton township residing on the farm now tenanted by their son, Harry. They were married March 3, 1882 and reared four children, Mrs. Olive Brown, Mrs. Frank Daughty, Mrs. Horace Woods and harry of Middletown township. Mr. Allen passed away a few years ago. Mrs. Allen leaves to mourn her loss, besides her four children, twenty-one grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She observed her eightieth birthday last February 15. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Estherville Monday afternoon, Rev. G. L. Conley officiating and burial made in the family lot at Estherville. (Spirit Lake Beacon, Spirit Lake, IA, May 18, 1944)
Mrs. Horace Wood was called to Estherville Friday afternoon to the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Hylas Allen who passed away at 6:30 that evening, May 12, at the age of 81 years, two months and 27 days. Death came quietly and quickly and she was conscious to the last. She had not been bedfast altho she was feeble. She died at the home of her daughter, Mabel, Mrs. Frank Doughty with whom she had made her home for the last five years. (Spirit Lake Beacon, Spirit Lake, IA, May 18, 1944)
Hylus Allen (1859 - 1942)*
Olive May Allen Brown (1883 - 1957)*
Mabel Rose Allen Doughty (1890 - 1959)*
Harry Edwin Allen (1891 - 1968)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: Merllene
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
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