Rites, Mrs. Austin Graves
Funeral services for Mrs. Austin Graves, 74, of Dodge
Center, Minnesota, will be held Thursday at that place. Mrs. Graves a former
Stark county resident died Monday morning at her home after being in ill health
for some time.
A number of local relatives, including Mr. and Mrs.
Merle A. Kerns, of Toulon, will attend the service; burial will be in Hayfield
Emma Fox, daughter, daughter of John and Elizabeth
Weaver Fox, was born August 6, 1874, in Ohio. She was married to October 19,
1893 to Austin Graves and for a number of years they resided at Duncan, later
moving to Iowa and from there to Minnesota where they have since resided.
Besides her husband she is survived by three sons,
Bryon, Everett and William and two daughters, Letha, Mrs. Percy Janes and Faye,
Mrs. Aden Trondson, all of them whom reside in the Dodge Center and Hayfield
communities. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren;
three sisters, Mrs. Elva Gingrich and Mrs. Myrtle Large, of Duncan; Mrs. Bertha
Huddleson, of Huron, South Dakota; and two brothers, Arthur Fox of Rodgers
Arkansas and Elmer Fox, of Brown City Michigan.
Mrs. Graves was preceded in death by her parents and
four sisters, Mrs. Lillie Strayer, Mrs. Clara Gelivin, Mrs. Effie Kamerer and
Mrs. Alice Graves.