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 Emma Mary <I>Bloedorn</I> Mahan

Emma Mary Bloedorn Mahan

Andover, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Death 17 Dec 1976 (aged 83)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 104741165 · View Source
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Emma was the daughter of German immigrants, Julius & Minnie (Luck) Bloedorn. She married William Michael Mahan, Aug 31, 1909, and to them were born...
Maurice William Mahan 1910 – 1992
Zylpha L Mahan 1915 – 2009
William E Mahan 1919 – 1929 (believed to have died in Groton, SD)
Rockford Register-Star, Sat. Dec. 18, 1976 p. A7.

MAHAN - Mrs. Emma M. Mahan, 83, 1000 Chamberlain St., was dead on arrival at Swedish American Hospital at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 1976, after being found in her apartment with apparently self-inflicted razor blade wounds in her arms. The Winnebago County Coroner's office said the case would be presented to a coroner's jury as a probable suicide at an inquest to be scheduled. Police reports indicated she was found at 8 a.m. by her son.

Born Feb. 22, 1893, in Andover, S. D. Lived 52 years in Rockford, coming from Groton, S.D. Employed as an inspector by National Lock Co. 14 years, before retiring. Survivors include a son, Maurice, Rockford; a daughter, Mrs. Zylpha Chapman, Rockford; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Services at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20 in Long-Klontz Funeral Home, 428 Park Ave., with Rev. Dr. O. Garfield Beckstrand, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial in Willwood Burial Park. There will be no visitation.

Rockford Register-Star, Sat. Dec. 18, 1976 p. A7.
Lawndale Section, Lot 27, Grave 7; per message from ALva...TY!

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Mary Bloedorn Mahan (22 Feb 1893–17 Dec 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104741165, citing Willwood Burial Park, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Trish Lombard (contributor 47217409) .