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|Susannah Hotz Moyer
September 15, 1855–November 7, 1937
|Springville—Mrs. Susannah Moyer, age 82, died at the farm home of her daughter, Mrs. Estella McCleary, Sunday, after a long illness. She had resided near Springville thirty-five years. Mrs Moyer was born near Olin and was married in 1872 to Daniel Moyer who died in 1919. Surviving are her children: Mrs. Estella McCleary, Springville; Mrs. Etta Jameson, Chadron, Neb.; Mrs Nellie Weaver, Springville; John Moyer, James D. Moyer, Frank Moyer all of Central City; Charles Moyer, Waterloo; two brothers, John Hotz of Anamosa and Henry Hotz of Olin. There are twenty-eight grandchildren and thirty-nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Forrest Chapel church, with the Rev. L. C. Smith of Springville officiating. Friends may call at the Beck funeral home until Wednesday noon.
A Dear One from Us Has Been Taken
Adear one from us has been taken
To that unknown world up above
And our family with sorrow is shaken
When we think of this dear one we loved.
She was aged and poorly, but willing
To do things we wished her to do,
And grandmother up there in heaven
Had a heart that was honest and true.
She was a jolly good soul in her childhood
She could joke, be cheerful and blue,
But since she had grown older
She was careworn, but patient and true.
A vision to me has been given
Of grandmother there in her grave,
Of peaceful and happy contentment
Please, God, cause our hearts to be brave.
She'll pray for us up in heaven
As loved ones always should do,
We loved her, dear Lord, and our wish is
To meet her in heaven with you.
- By a grand-daughter, Romona Moyer Port.
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