a message from McCook announced the death of Mrs. Sarah Skiles at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Scott of that city wednesday morning at 7:00 o'clock. Funeral services will be held in the Moline cemetery, north of Bloomington. Mrs. Skiles was about 88 years of age and was a sister of Mrs. Dan Baker and T. J. Garrett of Franklin and John Garrett of McCook. She leaves five children, one daughter, Mrs. Cora Larraway, living here. Mrs. Skiles left here about eight years ago.
daughter of Lewis and Sarah Skiles was born July 27, 1869 near Browning, Ill. When a small child she came with her parents to Nebraska and settledd on a homestead near Hildreth. She grew to womanhood there and later attended the Franklin Academy and then later taught in country schools. On Oct 19, 1892 Miss Cora Mae Skiles and John H. Larraway were united in marriage and established a home on a farm north east of Franklin. Mrs. Larraway resided there until the death of her husband in 1930; she then moved to Franklin and has made this her home until her last illness. After five weeks of serious illness, Mrs. Larraway passed away to a better world January 6, 1950 at the Minden Hospital. She had reached the age of 80 years, 6 months and 10 days. For nearly 28 years Mrs. Larraway has been a very faithful member of the first Methodist Church, Franklin. She leaves to mourn her passing, nine children. Mrs Emmett Britt and Lewis Larraway, of Franklin; Mrs. Son Osterbuhr of Tucson Ariz; Mrs. Thomas Osterbuhr of Minden; Mrs. William Krumwiede of Los Vegas Nev.; Frank Larraway of Long Beach Calif; Mrs. Harvey Heavner of Goodland, Kans; Bert Larraway of Whittier Calif; Arthur Larraway of Yakima, Wash. Thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild. Two brothers Norman Skiles of Wilsonville and Bert Skiles of Long Beach, Calif. and one sister Mrs. A. T. Scott of Long Beach, Calif; and a sister-in-law, Stella Skiles of Hildreth. also survive and a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends. After a prayer at the Hutchins Funeral Home, Funeral service was held at the First Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. conducted by Reverand John R. Bucknell. Miss Alma Kleen was at the organ and Mrs. Minnie Kleen and Harmie sane Burial was in the Greenwood cemetery. Pallbearers weref Frank and Emmett Cahill, Albert Grube, George Schurman, Jr., Phillip Sanger, and Lee Carey. Those from out of town who attended the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Skiles, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Skiles, Mrs. and Mrs. George Skiles and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Orley Skiles and Mr and Mrs. Enos Skiles, all of Wilsonville. Mr and Mrs Howard Skiles of Bartley; Mr and Mrs. Fred Zulauf and Frank Lynch of Wilcox; Mrs. Wilbur Jorgensen, Mrs. Vern Danielson, Mrs. Russel Christensen, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Johnson, Mr and Mrs Dale Kimple and Mrs Maren Kimple all of Minden. Mr and Mrs. Geor Umbach of Superior and Mr. and Mrs Perry Losey of Naponee.
Mrs. Fannie Termin, of Franklin county, Neb., who died Jan. 28, was a sister to Mrs. W. H. Harris of this place. Two other sisters, Mrs. Abner Winner and Mrs. Wm. Jennings, live at Ray. (The Schuyler Citizen, February 10, 1897)
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