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 Stella Amelia <I>Jacobs</I> Linn

Stella Amelia Jacobs Linn

Birth
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death 4 Oct 1942 (aged 53)
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot 3rd.032
Memorial ID 59000414 · View Source
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Wife of LeRoy H Linn.

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Fairfield paper
(date not sourced, but likely October 5, 1942)

Stella Jacobs Linn

Mrs. Leroy H. Linn passed away at the Jefferson county hospital Sunday evening at 9:45 P.M. She had been ill for the past two weeks and became seriously ill Sunday morning and was taken to the hospital at that time.

Stella Annette (Amelia) Linn was born December 13, 1888, at Galesburg, Illinois. She was a member of the New Sweden Methodist church and was also an active worker in the Lockridge Baptist Ladies Aid Society.

She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Glen Sherman (sic. Ruth; Mrs. Glenn Arthur Sherman), Fairfield, one son, Marvin, who is in the coast guard and stationed at Gulfport, Mississippi; one granddaughter, Carol Linn Sherman, Fairfield; and her mother, Mrs. Hannah (Anna) Jacobs, also of Fairfield. The following sisters also survive: Mrs. Lila Castile, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Mrs. Grace Stoner, Fairfield; Mrs. Ruth Diehl, Pleasant Plain; Mrs. Mildred Anderson, Abington, Illinois; and Mrs. Effie Burns, Trenton, Illinois.

Funeral services were held in the Fairfield Methodist church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Alfred Boberg and Rev. A.B. Keast. Burial was in the Fairfield cemetery. Gus Scott, accompanied on the organ by Mrs. E.G. Linder, sang two songs. Pall bearers were -- Grant Jacobson, George Harden, Frank Trabert, Dave Hopkirk, Harold Nelson, C.N. Mickey.


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  • Created by: Richard K Thompson
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59000414
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stella Amelia Jacobs Linn (13 Dec 1888–4 Oct 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59000414, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .