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Died, April 21st, 1887. Mrs. Catharine Hubly, wife of Malkom Hubly, one of the leading and most wealthy farmers in Menard county.

Deceased was born in Iberg, Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland, February 7th, 1831, and was 56 years, 2months and 14 days of age at the time of death. She and Mr. Hubly were joined in marriage in the state of Ohio, after which they came to this state very poor people so far as the world's goods were concerned, but each possessed a mine of brain, energy and honesty which enabled them to accumulate a large fortune.

She was highly honored and respected by all who knew her for her high character and noble womanly virtues. She was charitable and kind to the poor and unfortunate, and was a true wife, affectionate mother and a devoted Christian.

Her noble deeds of charity, kind and unassuming disposition will be long treasured in the memory of those who knew her and were the recipients of her bounty and kindness.

Funeral services at the residence May 2, 1887, at 1:30 p.m. Rev. C. Father Hut officiating after which the remains were interred in the yard at the residence.

The sermon preached by Father Hut was in the German language and was a grand effort.

Prominent people from Mason City, Lincoln, this county, Mason and Logan were present to pay the last sad rite of respect and love to the deceased.

Mr. Hubly and family have the sympathy of a host of friends in this sad bereavement.

Submitted by:Jeanie Lowe


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