|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1884|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 3, 1934|
Funeral Services for Mrs. Jesse Cox Were Held This Afternoon
After an extended illness Mrs. Mable June Cox, 50, wife of Jesse Cox, passed away at her home in this city of Monday [September 3, 1934] afternoon at five o'clock. Mrs. Cox has been affected with heart trouble for sometime past. Only a short time ago she had a slight stroke. In her weakened condition the strain was too great.
Mrs. Cox has resided in this city for many years. She was born in Yankton, S.Dak., and came here when a mere girl. She was musically inclined and was well known here for her talents along this line.
Mrs. Cox was of a most pleasant disposition, always friendly and always with a smile. She has reared four children, all of whom are living, Maurice, the elder, Gene, Robert and Earl.
The funeral services were held this afternoon from the church, the Rev. Ortmeyer assisted by Rev. frank Yearnd, officiated. The remains were laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 5, 1934)
2 Well Known Women Called
Death Claims Mrs. Chas. Werling, Mrs. Jesse Cox
Estherville was saddened this week by the passing of two of its beloved women, Mrs. Chas. Werling and Mrs. Jesse Cox, both long time residents of the city. Mrs. Werling's death Saturday night was not unexpected as she has been a sufferer with cancer for nearly a year. Mrs. Cox, however, died suddenly Monday afternoon of a heart attack. She had had several similar attacks during the summer but was seemingly on the mend.
Mrs. Cox was a talented musician and after her marriage continued her interest in her playing. She with her husband and their brothers formed one of the most amateur orchestras of the time. As their sons became old enough they too joined the group.
Mabel June Gerberich was born at Yankton, S.D., on June 29, 1884 but came with to Estherville with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Gerberich from Holdridge, Neb., 34 years ago. She attended a Catholic school at Emmetsburg, later taking up music at Drake university at Des Moines and studied in that conservatory for four years. On Jun 18, 1902, she was married to Jesse Cox at the home of her parents in Estherville and has lived here almost continuously since then with the exception of short absences when Mr. Cox was working in other cities at his trade as a scenic artist.
Surviving Mrs. Cox's passing are her husband and four sons, Morris of Rochester, N.Y., Eugene, Robert and Earl of Estherville.
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at two o'clock from the home and at two thirty from the M.E. church. Rev. F. E. Ortmeyer assisted by Rev. Frank Yearnd of the Union Baptist church was in charge. Pall bearers were Vance Noe, Elmer Mooe, W. H. Ridley, J. H. Cramer and Fred Ehlers. Burial was made in Oak Hill Cemetery. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, September 6, 1934)
Philip Adam Gerberich (1847 - 1929)
Alice Mary Woodruff Gerberich (1856 - 1925)
Jesse Matthew Cox (1878 - 1961)*
Eugene Jesse Cox (1906 - 1937)*
Maurice Curtis Gerberick (1880 - 1944)*
Mable June Gerberich Cox (1884 - 1934)
Grace M. Gerberich Walker (1886 - 1918)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 04, 2010
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