KSGENWEB INTERNET GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY COPYRIGHT NOTICE:  In keeping with the KSGenWeb policy of providing free information on the Internet, this data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied materiel.  These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other gain.  Copying of the files within by non-commercial individuals and libraries is encouraged.  Any other use, including publication, storage in a retrieval system, or transmission by electronic, mechanical, or other means requires approval of the file's author.

THE WESTERN STAR, 29 September 1916

After an illness of about 7 months, during which time she was a sufferer from tuberculosis, Mrs. Bruce McLaughlin died at her home in this city at 10:50 a.m. on last Tuesday, September 27, 1916.

Funeral services were conducted from the home on Wednesday forenoon, Rev. Ralph W. Wyrick of the M. E. church being in charge. Interment was in the Coldwater cemetery.

Leota Dowell was born in Ventura, Calif., on February 12, 1895, her age at the time of death thus being 21 years, 7 months and 14 days. When she was but 5 years of age, her mother died, leaving her wholly to the care of a father. At the age of 11, she was brought from California to Spivey, Kansas. About 5 years ago she came to Coldwater and continued to make this city her home. On January 23, 1914, she was united in marriage
with Bruce McLaughlin. Two children - a son and a daughter - were born to this union, but both children died at birth.

Mrs. McLaughlin was a patient sufferer, and for some time before her death realized that the end was not far away, and she appeared to be prepared for the event of death. To the bereaved husband the sympathy of all is extended.
Transcribed and Contributed by Shirley Brier

Last Updated:  Wednesday, December 14, 2005 22:25:06

Back to the Comanche County Obituaries Index
Back to KSGenWeb Digital Library
Back to KSGenWeb State Index Page

Page Design, HTML Coding and Layout - Copyrightę2000-2008 by Kenneth Thomas, All Rights Reserved.
The KSGenWeb Project logo Copyrightę1996-2008 by Tom & Carolyn Ward, All Rights Reserved.
For the limited use of the KSGenWeb Project.  Permission is granted for use only on an Official KSGenWeb Project page.
Copyright for transcribed obituaries reside fully with the respective newspaper.