Elizabeth A. <I>Patten</I> Conger

Elizabeth A. Patten Conger

Birth
Iowa, USA
Death 11 Oct 1994 (aged 101)
Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block XVI lot 28
Memorial ID 91006133 · View Source
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Elizabeth A. Conger, 101, of Grinnell died Tuesday, Oct. 11, at St. Francis Manor.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday at the Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Epperson, pastor of the Grinnell Christian Church, officiating. Organist was Margaret Wheeler. Pallbearers were Mrs. Conger's grandchildren, Richard and Douglas Hutchison, Debra Phillips, and Donald, James, Charles, David and Dennis Thompson.
Burial was in Brooklyn Cemetery.
She was the daughter of James A. and Dora B. Sackett Patten and was born May 8, 1893, in Milford. The family moved to Brooklyn where she attended school.
She was married to Lowell E. Conger June 9, 1923, in Unionville, Mo. The family lived in Brooklyn until 1932, then moved to Unionville. They later moved to Colorado, then returned to Brooklyn in 1944. In 1947 they moved to Grinnell where Mrs. Conger worked in area restaurants and for the housekeeping department at Grinnell College.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Lou Thompson of Montezuma and Alice E. Hutchison of Buffalo, Iowa; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, James and Calvin; one great-grandson; two brothers, Ira and John Patten; and one sister, Hazel Smith.


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Gravesite Details Headstone difficult to read, wrong style of lettering, granite good shape, poor footing.

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  • Created by: Butler12
  • Added: 30 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91006133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth A. Patten Conger (8 May 1893–11 Oct 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91006133, citing Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery, Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Butler12 (contributor 47272227) .