Ella <I>Cannon</I> Keating


Ella Cannon Keating

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 15 Nov 1949 (aged 85)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Plot Old 9 Lot 116
Memorial ID 206227144 View Source
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(The Democrat and Leader - Davenport, Iowa - November 16, 1949)

Mrs. Ella Keating, 85, a resident of Davenport 19 years and formerly head housekeeper at the Moline Commercial club for many years, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in her home, 1203 Pershing avenue following a lingering illness.

Mrs. Keating, the former Ella Kanon, was born Sept. 10, 1864, in Davenport, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kanon, and attended the Davenport schools. The family later moved to Moline, where Mrs. Keating was employed 21 years at the Commercial club. Her husband, George Keating died 60 years ago.

She was a member of Sacred Heart cathedral and the Altar society of the church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. C. A. Sprague, who resided at the same address; a son, George in California; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Two sons and a sister preceded her in death.

The body was removed to the Hill & Fredericks mortuary. Funeral services will be held in the chapel there at 9:30 a. m. Friday, followed by a requiem high mass at 10 a. m. in Sacred Heart cathedral. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery, Moline. The rosary will be recited in the funeral home at 8 p. m. Thursday.

(The Democrat and Leader - Davenport, Iowa - November 18, 1949)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Keating were held at 9:30 a. m. Friday in the Hill & Fredericks chapel and at 10 a. m. in Sacred Heart cathedral. The Rev. Edward C. Greer officiated at the requiem mass, preached the sermon and gave the committal service in Mt. Calvary cemetery. The children's choir of Sacred Heart cathedral, accompanied by Genevieve O'Connor, sang the mass.

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  • Created by: E. M.
  • Added: 13 Jan 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 206227144
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Cannon Keating (10 Sep 1864–15 Nov 1949), Find a Grave Memorial ID 206227144, citing Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by E. M. (contributor 47118572) .