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Lillian Isadore Landis Hearn
December 24, 1856–August 3, 1944
Mrs. L. Hearn Dies Thursday After Illness Mrs. Lillie I. Hearn passed away Thursday night, August 3, at 9 o'clock at the home of her son, Raymond, in Monticello, following a year's illness. She had been given the best of care by her daughter Neva (Mrs. Repstein), and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. R. G. Hearn. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church at 1 p.m. Sunday in charge of Rev. Glenn McMichael, with burial at Oakwood cemetery.
As Lillian Isadore Landis, a daughter of Jacob and Jane Landis, she was born December 24, 1856, at Colesburg. She had one sister and two half brothers. Her own mother died when she was two years old. Her father was a carpenter, and she was educated in the rural schools near Colesburg.
She was united in marriage to John T. Hearn June 23, 1878. To this union there were born four sons and one daughter: Clarence C, deceased; Daniel H., Lester J., and Raymond J., all of Monticello; and Neva, Mrs. Repstein, of Cedar Rapids.
Her husband preceded her in death Feb. 16, 1899, and her oldest son in 1904. Besides her three sons and daughter, she is survived by a half-brother, Charles Landis of Manchester, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Mrs. Hearn had been a member of the Methodist church for 12 years and when she was able was active in its work. The family came to Monticello 60 years ago this fall and both Mr. and Mrs Hearn lived here until their death. ,

Submitted by: Unknown
Source: Monticello Express, August 10, 1944

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