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 Catherine “Kate” Donovan

Catherine “Kate” Donovan

Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 5 Jan 1929 (aged 72)
Ackley, Hardin County, Iowa, USA
Burial Franklin County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 46164029 · View Source
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10 JAN 1929. Ackley World Journal:
Miss Kate Donovan.

The death of Miss Kate Donovan occurred at her home in this city during the evening of Saturday, at 11 o'clock; death was due to the grip and a complication of ailments. She was in her 72nd year, and is survived by a sister, Mrs. Wm. Cloustin, northeast of Ackley, two brothers, John at home in Ackley, and Daniel, living at Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Catholic church, Tuesday forenoon, conducted by Rev. O'Meara.

The older brother, Daniel, is in advanced years, being 84 and his health is not good at the present time.

17 JAN 1929. Ackley World Journal:
Obituary of Miss Kate Donovan.

Miss Kate Donovan, long a resident of Ackley and vicinity, died rather unexpectedly last Saturday evening-January 5th. She had not been well for some time; she did not become seriously ill until Saturday morning; she passed away Saturday night at 11:30. Catherine Donovan was born November 12th, 1856, at Ripon, Wisconsin. When a small girl the family located on a farm north of Ackley; here she resided until about twenty years ago when she came to make her home in Ackley and had lived here continuously through the years.

She leaves many friends who mourn her death. In the immediate family circle she leaves to mourn one sister, Mrs. Mary Clouston, two brothers, John Donovan of Ackley, and H.J. Donovan, Sioux Rapids, Iowa, four nephews and three nieces. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at ten o'clock at St. Mary's church, Rev. J. J. O'Meara officiating.

Interment in the Catholic cemetery.

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  • Created by: Michael Coyle
  • Added: 31 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46164029
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine “Kate” Donovan (12 Nov 1856–5 Jan 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46164029, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Franklin County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Michael Coyle (contributor 47217933) .