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 Estelle “Stella” <I>Fitzpatrick</I> Rushart

Estelle “Stella” Fitzpatrick Rushart

Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 23 Nov 1926 (aged 52)
Fort Crook, Sarpy County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section 3, Block 4, Lot 17, Grave 4
Memorial ID 100048962 · View Source
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Married George Rushart on June 13, 1895 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Omaha, Nebr.


Evening World-Herald (Omaha, Nebr.), November 24, 1926, p. 1, col. 3


Was Known as "St. Anthony of Fort Crook" for Work Among Poor.

Mrs. Estelle Rushhart, 53, familiarly known to residents of Fort Crook, where she had lived for the last 25 years, as "the St. Anthony of Fort Crook" for her work among the poor and needy, died Tuesday at her home, following a brief illness.

For the last 20 years, Mrs. Rushhart had been postmistress at Fort Crook. She is survived by her husband, George F. Rushhart, six sisters, Mrs. E. B. Rushhart of Locust Grove, Okla.; Mrs. C. W. Weston, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. L. P. Dyhrberg, Mrs. J. H. Beard, Mrs. E. A. White, and Miss Rean Fitzpatrick, all of Omaha. A brother, W. J. Fitzpatrick, also of Omaha, survives.

Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 8:15 o'clock from the residence to St. Bridget's church at 9. Burial will be in Holy Sepulcher cemetery.


November 27, 1926, p. 1, col. 5


Pastor at Funeral Performed Wedding 25 Years Ago.

A sermon eulogizing philanthropies of Mrs. George F. Rushart, 53, known as the "St. Anthony of Fort Crook," who died Wednesday, was delivered at funeral services at St. Bridget's church, South Omaha, Friday by Father T. C. Callahan, who performed her marriage ceremony twenty-five years ago. Father Francis J. Worthman celebrated high mass. Preceding mass at St. Bridget's, a short service was held at the residence in Fort Crook.

Pallbearers were Judge Begley, Plattsmouth; Judge Wheat, Papillion; William P. Lynch, John M. Gillan, J. P. O'Keefe and Edward Lowry, all of Omaha. Burial was at Holy Sepulcher cemetery.


Sunday World-Herald, November 28, 1926, p. 1-W, col. 1


WE WISH to thank our many friends for the kindness shown us during the sickness and death of our beloved wife and sister, Mrs. Estella Rushart.

(SIGNED) Mr. George Rushart; Mrs. E. B. Rushart of Okla.; Mrs. L. P. Dryhrberg; Mrs. J. H. Beard; Mrs. C. W. Weston, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. E. A. White, Miss Rena Fitzpatrick, Mr. William Fitzpatrick.




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