Submitted by Mike McMullen
Funeral Services For Austin Graves Held in Minnesota
Austin Graves of Hayfield, Minn.,
died Thursday in St. Olaf’s hospital in Austin, Minn., after an illness of three
weeks. He was a former resident of the Duncan community and was a twin brother
of the late Oscar Graves of Princeville. Mr. Graves was born November 3, 1870 on
a farm near Duncan. He was united in marriage to Emma Fox of Duncan October 19,
The family resided near Duncan for a time and in 1913
moved to Mayfield where they had since made their home. Mrs. Grave preceded her
husband in death in 1948.
Funeral service were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in
Dodge Center Methodist church and burial was in the Fairview cemetery.
Attending the funeral from this area were Mr. and Mrs.
Leo A. Graves, Mr. and Mrs. Berwin Dell and Mr. and Mrs. Dean King of
Princeville; Mr. and Mrs. Merle Kerns of Toulon; Mr. and Mrs. William Hall of
Peoria; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gelvin of Laura; and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cox of
Stark County Home
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