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Loretta Elizabeth Crego Fonda
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Mark, I will remove this when you are ready to post the one I sent. I am assuming you may have forgot. Sandy


Relatives have received news of the death, January 31, of Mrs. E. S. Fonda, former Osage resident, in Long Beach, California, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nelson McCook.

Mrs. Fonda, whose maiden name was Loretta Crego, came to Osage with her husband from Michigan in 1867. Mr. Fonda farmed a section of land which they owned north of town, and later owned the implement business now owned by Casey & Chatman. He also served the town as mayor, and in other public capacities. His death occured in 1918. Mrs. Fonda has made California her home for 12 years.

Survivors are: a brother, Frank Crego, Chicago, and a sister, Mrs. L. W. Knowlton; three daughters: Mrs. W. J. Towner, Osage; Mrs. McCook, and Mrs. Oscar Albertson, Austin, Minnesota, and several grandchildren.

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Friday, February 3, 1933]

Added by: Sandy Bell

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