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Mrs. J. Teel Passes Away
After an Extended Illness

Mrs. James Teel passed away last Wednesday, October 7, at Gothenburg where she had been staying in the Slack Nursing home for the last several months.


Lula Luella Heath, daughter of Delazon S. and Mary Jane Heath, was born September 15, 1881 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, and departed this life October 7, 1959 at Gothenburg, Nebraska attaining the age of 78 years and 22 days.

She grew to womanhood in the Naponee Community and graduated from Franklin High School in 1900. On July 2, 1902 she was united in marriage to James Alonzo Teel at Franklin, Nebraska and since that time has been a resident of the Farnam Community. Mrs. Teel suffered severe illnesses a number of times during the past several years, but through all pain and illness was cheerful and loving wife and Mother.

She is survived by her husband James A. Teel and six children: Carroll D. Teel, Elwood, Nebr.; Mrs. Nona Cooper, North Platte, Nebr.; Mrs. Ethel Hardee, Cozad, Nebr.; Mrs. Gladys Harwood, Deaver, Wyoming; James L. Teel, Farnam; and Mrs. Luella Stevens of Gothenburg, Nebr. Also surviving are two brothers, Delazon Heath, Camden, Ohio and John Heath of Broadwater, Nebraska and a sister, Miss Mary Heath, Colorado Springs, Colo; twenty-one grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a number of relatives and friends who mourn her departure.

Funeral services were held Friday, October 9, at 2:30 p.m. in the Methodist Church in Farnam, with Rev. B. H. Hart officiating. Mrs. Audrey Kotschwar and Mrs. Delores Nickerson sang, Mrs. Raymond Smith accompanied them on the piano.

Pallbearers were: Lawrence Baker, Albert Bosch, Raymond Smith, John Schurr, Leonard Reiker, and John Franzen.

Interment was in the Farnam cemetery. McVay-Olesen Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The Farnam Press, 20(2) Thursday, October 15, 1959

Published: 9/21/2021 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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