Lydia E. <I>Hiatt</I> Ritter

Lydia E. Hiatt Ritter

Cadiz, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Sep 1908 (aged 63)
Luther, Boone County, Iowa, USA
Burial Boone, Boone County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 23980981 · View Source
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Boone County Democrat
September 18, 1908

Mrs. Lydia E. Ritter, a well-known pioneer resident of this city and county since 1855, passed away at 8 o'clock Saturday evening Sept 12 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. D. A. Koppenhaver, near Luther. The funeral services were held from the Marion Street M.E. Church at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. G.F. Cannon and attended by a large concourse of sorrowing friends. Burial in East Linwood. Lydia Hiatt was born at Cadiz, Indiana, Dec. 13, 1844, making her in her sixty fourth year at the time of her death. She came with her parents to Boonsboro in 1855 and remained in this county until about five years ago when she went to live with her daughter, Mrs. Koppenhaver, near Luther. Jan. 1 1871 she was united in marriage with B.F. Ritter, who has preceded her in death. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Maud Koppenhaver of Luther and Mrs. Gertrude Wright of Jefferson, three sister, Mrs. J. H. Chambers, Mrs. Jessie Davis and Mrs. Hattie Knight, and two brothers R.M. and E.E. Hiatt, who have the sincerer sympathy of a host of friends in their bereavement. She united with the Methodist Church in Boonsboro more than twenty year ago and has been a devoted member since and lived a truly Christian life.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 23980981
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia E. Hiatt Ritter (13 Dec 1844–11 Sep 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23980981, citing Linwood Park Cemetery, Boone, Boone County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .