September 1904

Death in Bluffton township

Mrs. Abbie Malanaphy, mother of John Malanaphy and Mrs. Martin Jones, passed away on Friday at her home in Bluffton township, at the age of eighty years, after an illness of less than a week from a complication of diseases. She has been a resident of Winneshiek county fifty years, coming here with her husband rom Woodstock, Ill., who died thirty-eight years ago. She leaves two sons and one daughter, John of Canoe township, Thos. of Olex, Ore., and Mrs. Martin Jones of Bluffton. A brother, Martin Daly and a sister Mrs. Ellen Henry of Bluffton township, also survive her. The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon from the Bluffton Catholic church, Rev. Fr. Hawe officiating.

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