Mary <I>Davis</I> O'Connor

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Mary Davis O'Connor

  • Birth 8 May 1864 Hamburg, Fremont County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 14 Jun 1935 Boone, Boone County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Onawa, Monona County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 48322298

Mrs. M. O'Connor called by death. Succumbs following a short illness on last Friday evening - funeral Monday. One by one the early pioneers of the state are being called on that last journey - six grandsons act as pallbearers. This week we chronicle the passing of another of those good women, who lived her entire life in Western Iowa.

Mrs. Mary O'Connor passed away at the Deering hospital on last Friday evening. Funeral services were held at the home on this Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The sermon was preached by Rev. Orval Walker, pastor of her church. Burial was made in the Onawa cemetery. Six grandsons served as pallbearers,

Following is the obituary read by Rev. Mr. Walker: Mary Ann Davis was born near Hamburg, Iowa, May 8, 1864 and was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Davis. She moved with her parents, to Monona County when a small child. On April 24, 1878, she was united in marriage to Frank O'Connor of Onawa, who preceded her in death February 4, 1925. Four children were born to the union, all of whom survive. They are: Mrs. Fanny Funkhouser, George C. O'Connor of Onawa, Frank E. O'Connor of Sioux City and Mrs. Hazel Meredith of South Sioux City, Nebr. Mourning her departure are also four sisters, Mrs. O. McCoy, of Whiting, Mrs. Lizzie Rowland, of Onawa, Mrs. Fred Lane of Omaha, two brothers Charles Davis of Onawa and James Davis of Kamiah, Idaho. There are 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was a member of the First Christian Church and took an active part in church work until her health failed her. She was taken to the hospital on June 12 and passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 1935 at the age of 71 years, 1 month and 7 days.


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  • Created by: Conley Wolterman
  • Added: 18 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48322298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Davis O'Connor (8 May 1864–14 Jun 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48322298, citing Onawa City Cemetery, Onawa, Monona County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Conley Wolterman (contributor 46883894) .