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Elizabeth Maud Gannon Clarke
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1866
Oswego
Kendall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1924
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA

Lizzie, wife of C.E. Clarke, died at her home at 200 First Avenue S.W., on Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Death was caused by heart trouble and asthma. Deceased would have celebrated her 58th birthday on Christmas day.

Lizzie was born the daughter of James & Mary Ann Kern Gannon. After receiving her schooling at Oswego, she came with her parents to Plymouth County, settling in Union Township. On December 6, 1888, she was united in marriage to Copsley Earl Clarke in Le Mars. Following their marriage they took up farming in Union Township and stayed there until 1911. From the farm in Union Township they moved to a farm near Worthington, MN. From Worthington Cop & Lizzie moved back to Le Mars and have been living here ever since.

She is survived by her husband and eight children; Harry Clarke, of Wilmont, MN; Mabel (Clarence G) Wright, near Worthington; MN, Melvin (Bertha) Clarke of Brewster, MN; Russell (Mary), Luella, Raymond, Elizabeth and Florence, all in Le Mars.

Lizzie's siblings include, Ella (Fred) Pearce of Cumberland, WI; Emma (David) Tucker, of Marshalltown, IA; Anna (John) Horrigan, of Sioux City, and Laura (Hector H.) Campbell, of Madison, SD. Mary (James) Pearce, another sister, preceded her in death. Thomas Gannon, a brother, also survives her.

The funeral was held this afternoon from the First Presbyterian Church, Rev. J.A. Hills officiating. 
 
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 Children:
  Harry Stevens Clarke (1889 - 1975)*
  Mabel Phyllis Clarke Wright (1891 - 1973)*
  Melvin Gerald Clarke (1894 - 1970)*
  Russell James Clarke (1896 - 1975)*
  Luella Blanche Clarke (1900 - 1952)*
  Raymond Winfield Clarke (1903 - 1984)*
  Elizabeth Helene Clarke Wernli (1906 - 1989)*
  Florence Belle Clarke De Pree (1909 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Judy
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88906129
Elizabeth Maud <i>Gannon</i> Clarke
Added by: Sharon Christensen
 
Elizabeth Maud <i>Gannon</i> Clarke
Added by: Sharon Christensen
 
Elizabeth Maud <i>Gannon</i> Clarke
Added by: Sharon Christensen
 
 
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 Added: May. 21, 2014
 
 
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