DORA LUCILLE BARTLETT MINTHORN

DORA LUCILLE BARTLETT, OLDEST DAUGHTER OF HERBERT AND RACHEL BARTLETT, WAS BORN DECEMBER 3, 1896, NEAR LAMONI, IOWA, AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT THE IOWA METHODIST HOSPITAL IN DES MOINES FEBRUARY 6, 1944. AT THE TIME OF HER PASSING SHE WAS 47 YEARS, TWO MONTHS AND THREE DAYS OF AGE.

SHE SPENT HER ENTIRE LIFE, UNTIL HER MARRIAGE, ON A FARM EAST OF LAMONI. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO BROTHERS WHO DIED IN INFANCY, AND HER MOTHER, WHO PASSED AWAY FIVE YEARS AGO.

ON OCTOBER 12, 1929, THE DECEASED WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MAYNARD MINTHORN, OF KELLERTON, WHERE SHE SPENT THE REMAINING YEARS OF HER LIFE.

SHE LEAVES TO MOURN HER EARLY DEPARTURE HER DEVOTED HUSBAND, FATHER, TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE OF LAMONI, CLARENCE OF PORTLAND, OR., AND ONE SISTER, MRS. FLORENCE HOFFMAN OF LAMONI; EIGHT NIECES AND NEPHEWS AND A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

DURING HER EARLY WOMANHOOD SHE BECAME A MEMBER OF THE REBECCA LODGE AT DAVIS CITY AND LATER BECAME FINANCIAL SECRETARY OF THE LODGE IN KELLERTON, WHICH OFFICE SHE HELD AT THE TIME OF HER PASSING. SHE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY OF ELLSTON, IOWA, AND AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE METHODIST LADIES’ AID SOCIETY OF KELLERTON.

HER ENTIRE LIFE WAS SPENT IN LOVING SERVICE TO THOSE NEAR AND DEAR TO HER. HER HOST OF FRIENDS WILL MOURN HER PASSING AND FEEL KEENLY THE LOSS OF ONE WHO WAS ALWAYS FOUND READY AND WILLING TO ADMINISTER KIND DEEDS TO THOSE IN NEED.

THOSE ATTENDING THE FUNERAL A BROTHER, CLARENCE BARTLETT OF PORTLAND, OR.; A BROTHER-IN-LAW, EBER MENTHORN OF ELDORADO SPRINGS, MO., AND A NIECE, MRS. ROLAND THOMAS OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.

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