Edith May Blauer was born May 11, 1884 near Tingley, Iowa and died April 30, 1918 at Santa Ana, CA., aged 33 years 11 months and 19 days. She lived here all her life until about three years ago when she went to Santa Ana. In 1901 she was converted and received into Tingley Methodist Church by the Pastor Rev. W.H. Larrick and was a member of this church at the time of her death.
She was an earnest, active christian, kind hearted and of sunny disposition and had many friends. Her mother died when Edith was five years old and her father died in April of 1906. She leaves three brothers-Fred of Santa Ana; William and John of Tingley-besides a host of friends to mourn her loss.
The body arrived Monday morning and the funeral was held from the Methodist Church Tuesday at 11 a.m. by Rev. J.A. Branson. Interment was in the Tingley Cemetery.