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Cora Jane Lloyd Vozenilek
Died March 18, 1940

OXFORD JUNCTION—The body of Mrs. Antone Vozenilek 26-years-old mother, of an 18-day-old baby, was found in a creek running through the George Benhart farm four miles west of here at 5:00 a.m. Monday. Members of her family who had missed her at 4 a.m. found the body after neighbors had been called to assist in the search. Coroner Frank Harrington called the death a suicide by drowning. The Vozenilek are tenants on the Benhart farm.
The women's husband told Harrington she had been ill since the birth of her third child March 1. The creek is a shallow woodland stream and is not over a foot deep at the place where the body was found. Mrs Vozenilek left no note.
The body was brought to the Hayden funeral home here. Mrs. Vozenilek was born in Hale, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Harry Lloyd. Six years ago she was married to Mr. Vozenilek. The children are Alfred, Dorothy and the baby, Mary. Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs Fred Coon, Mrs Charles Rowell, Violet Lloyd and Mrs LaVerne Bieber, all of Hale, and four brothers, Glenn and Ben of Hale, Jim of Anamosa, and Merle of Independence. 1940

Submitted by: Jerrald Lloyd
Source: Unidentified newspaper, March 18, 1940

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