Theresa Ann <I>Dobkins</I> Hurley Ritter

Theresa Ann Dobkins Hurley Ritter

Clay County, Indiana, USA
Death 4 Oct 1917 (aged 72)
Boone, Boone County, Iowa, USA
Burial Luther, Boone County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 23209752 · View Source
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Boone County Democrat
October 18, 1917

Mrs Theresa Ritter whose death on Oct. 3rd at her late home in Boone was born in Clay county, Ind., March 30, 1845, and was 72 years, 6 months and 3 days of age when death claimed her.
Her maiden name was Dobkins, being the daughter of John and Margaret Dobkins. She moved with her parents to Iowa in 1850, locating on what is now the Nelson Long farm where the family lived for a number of years. Mrs. Ritter attended the country schools in her girlhood days from which she received a common school education.
On August 5, 1862, she was united in marriage to B.O. Hurley and unto them were born five sons and four daughters, all of whom are still living with the exception of one son who died in infancy. The survivors are Charles D. of Madrid, Mrs. Margaret McCabe of Luther, Wm. S. of Madrid, Mrs. Dell Huffman of near Luther, Mrs. Cora Page of near Luther, and Ivan Hurley who lives five miles north of Madrid, Mrs. Gertrude Boone of Luther and Mrs. Lulu Pierce of Polk County.
The husband and father, B.O. Hurley died May 19, 1906. Mrs. Hurley continued to live at the home until in October, 1909, when she was married to B.F. Ritter of Boone who survives her. Mr. and Mrs. Ritter moved to Boone immediately after their marriage and have since made their home there.
Mrs. Ritter was a member of the Church of Christ, having become a member in 1875 of the church of Meadow Grove. Mrs. Ritter was a sufferer for about nine months preceding her death but bore her afflictions patiently until the end.
The funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Meadow Grove church, conducted by Rev. Babcock of Boone. Interment was made in the Hull cemetery.

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