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 Jessie <I>Stowe</I> Scott

Jessie Stowe Scott

Elmore, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA
Death 10 Nov 1972 (aged 86)
Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Hecla, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Block 4 Lot 11
Memorial ID 123611361 · View Source
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Published Monday, November 13, 1972, Aberdeen Daily News, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota.

"Mrs. Scott

SERVICES for Mrs. William (Jessie) Scott, 86, Hecla, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hecla United Methodist Church with burial in the Hecla Cemetery.

She died Friday at St. Lukes' Hospital.

Jessie Stowe Scott was born Dec. 3, 1885 in Elmore, Minn. She married W. M. Scott on Oct. 17, 1906 and Hecla became their permanent home. She was a member of the Methodist Church, and held various church offices and served as organist and choir director for approximately 30 years. She was a member of the Easter Star and held all the elective offices. She was Grand Adah at Deadwood in 1912.

She helped organize the first Hecla PTA and served as local president and district president. She was a charter member of the first Hecla study club; a member of the public library for Hecla, and served on the school board. She complied histories of Hecla and her church.

Survivors include a sister, Marion Stearns; and daughter-in-laws, Edna Scott, both of Hecla; and one grandson, Gregory, a student at Columbia University, New York.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, and one grandson.

Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements."


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