Emma Graves

Princeville Telephone, Sep. 29, 1948
Submitted by Mike McMullen 


Hold Minnesota 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 Minnesota.

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.

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