Obit for Mrs. Mary E. DOWNES (b.1849 d.1926), Kandiyohi Co., MN
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   Willmar Tribune  May 5, 1926

Another Pioneer Passes Away     Mrs. Mary E. Downs, who has resided in
Kandiyohi County since 1868, is dead.

Mrs. Mary E. Downs 
Passed away: April 26
Born: July 3, 1849, Ottawa, Canada
Education: convent, St. Paul and the St. Paul Public Schools
Married: February 8, 1867, Shakopee 
Spouse: Michael Downs 
Homestead: 1868 until 1906
Residing: with daughter, Mrs. George Sanderson, Willmar (at time of death)
Survived by: children: Martin Downs, Minneapolis  
                       J. J. Downs, Yakima, Washington
                       P. H. Downs, Spicer
                       D. J. Downs, Spicer
                       Mrs. J. H. Sweeney, Norfolk, Nebraska
                       F. M. Downs, Cleveland, Ohio
                       T. F. Downs, Willmar
                       Mrs. George W. Sanderson, Willmar
Preceded in death by: daughter: Mary Ellen Downs, d. May 2, 1907 
Survived by: 5 brothers and sisters:  J. F. Daugherty, Kandiyohi
                                      D. B. Daugherty, Minneapolis
                                      Mrs. M. Casey, Glenwood
                                      Mrs. N. A. Whitney, Chisolm
                                      Mrs. Anna Downs, Willmar
Funeral: last Wednesday am, St. Mary's Church
Officiating: Rev. Father W. P. Driscoll
Music: The St. Mary's choir
Pallbearers: W. J. Lawler
             M. J. Lawler
             L. F. Barnes
             J. L. Daugherty
             W. J. Conway
             P. H. Kielty
Burial: St. Patrick's cemetery, Kandiyohi