|Maria McVana Agnew
Passes Away After a Long Life
|Her maiden name was McVana. She was born in County Mayo, Ireland. She married Patrick Agnew in 1853 and came to Iowa in 1854. Of her beloved children two are living, Joseph & Agnes, at home, and Sarah Jane (Eugene) Fagan.
Five children preceded her in death, Wm. (?), Ann, Emma, John and James.
The funeral took place Tuesday at St Peter's church, Rev. M. J. Farrell in charge.
The following old neighbors and friends acted as pallbearers: John McDonald, J. Flannigan, Thomas F. Supple, W. J. Donahoe, Chas. Leonard, and Thomas Keating.
Submitted by: Joanne Wilken
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