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Sr Annette Relf

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Sr Annette Relf

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
16 Feb 1915 (aged 74–75)
Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID
151043282 View Source

Father Daniel Clark Relf 1803-1876.
Mother Eliza Jane Roberts Bledsoe 1807-1842.
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Charity Worker Passes
Sister Annette Relf, Founder of Sheltering Arms, Dies in St. Paul Home.

Sister Annette Relf, founder of the Sheltering Arms in Minneapolis, died yesterday at the Church Home, St. Paul, which she also founded. She was 74 years old. Sister Annette was one of the best known charity workers in Minnesota.

The funeral will take place from the Church Home, 587 Fuller Street, St. Paul, Thursday at 2 p. m. The pallbearers will be from among her nephews and grandnephews. The Rev. W. C. Pope, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, will perform the service, and the interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Sister Annette was born in Lexington, Ky., July 12, 1841. She located in Minneapolis in 1870 and took charge of the old Cottage Hospital as matron. In 1882 she founded the Sheltering Arms, an orphan asylum in Minneapolis, and raised the funds to build the institution by subscriptions. In 1895 she went to St. Paul, where she founded the Church Home, which recently has been combined with the Deaconess' Home. She lived at the home since 1903.

Sister Annette was made a deaconess in 1875 by Bishop Knickerbocker. The deceased is survived by one brother, Richard Relf, 669 Grand Avenue, St. Paul. The latter is the father of R. H. Relf, assistant secretary of the "Northern Pacific Railway.

Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 Feb 1915, Wed • Page 8

Father Daniel Clark Relf 1803-1876.
Mother Eliza Jane Roberts Bledsoe 1807-1842.
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Charity Worker Passes
Sister Annette Relf, Founder of Sheltering Arms, Dies in St. Paul Home.

Sister Annette Relf, founder of the Sheltering Arms in Minneapolis, died yesterday at the Church Home, St. Paul, which she also founded. She was 74 years old. Sister Annette was one of the best known charity workers in Minnesota.

The funeral will take place from the Church Home, 587 Fuller Street, St. Paul, Thursday at 2 p. m. The pallbearers will be from among her nephews and grandnephews. The Rev. W. C. Pope, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, will perform the service, and the interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Sister Annette was born in Lexington, Ky., July 12, 1841. She located in Minneapolis in 1870 and took charge of the old Cottage Hospital as matron. In 1882 she founded the Sheltering Arms, an orphan asylum in Minneapolis, and raised the funds to build the institution by subscriptions. In 1895 she went to St. Paul, where she founded the Church Home, which recently has been combined with the Deaconess' Home. She lived at the home since 1903.

Sister Annette was made a deaconess in 1875 by Bishop Knickerbocker. The deceased is survived by one brother, Richard Relf, 669 Grand Avenue, St. Paul. The latter is the father of R. H. Relf, assistant secretary of the "Northern Pacific Railway.

Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 Feb 1915, Wed • Page 8


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  • Created by: KWH
  • Added: 21 Aug 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 151043282
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/151043282/annette-relf: accessed ), memorial page for Sr Annette Relf (1840–16 Feb 1915), Find a Grave Memorial ID 151043282, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by KWH (contributor 48123018) .