|#1- Published in the Pilot-Tribune January 9, 1941|
MRS. ALEXANDER SUCCUMBS AT 28
WIFE OF TRUCKER, MOTHER OF FIVE CHILDREN DIES OF ILLNESS
Mrs. Charles Alexander, 28, of Blair, wife of a Denver-Chicago truck driver, and mother of five small children, died Sunday night in an Omaha hospital after an illness of two years. She had been critically ill the past two months.
The Alexanders came to Blair from Omaha about a year ago. Their home is on Dana college hill.
Surviving are her husband, Charles; four sons, Charles, Jr., Frank, John and Michael; a daughter, Patricia; her mother, Mrs. William Travers of Los Angeles; and a brother, Richard Ralston, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Funeral services were held at 8:30 a.m. yesterday at John A. Gentleman chapel in Omaha, and at St. Cecilia’s cathedral at 9 a.m. Burial followed in St. Joseph’s cemetery, Council Bluffs. The rosary was recited Tuesday evening at the mortuary.
#2-9 Jan., 1941 - The Enterprise - Mrs. Charles Alexander
MRS. C. ALEXANDER IS DEATH VICTIM
Mrs. Charles Alexander, wife of a Denver-Chicago truck driver located in Blair, died Sunday evening in the Omaha Methodist hospital where she had been a patient for several months. Mrs. Alexander’s untimely death was the result of a cancer. Funeral services were held Wednesday.
She is survived by the husband and five children.
The Alexanders resided in a home on College Hill for nearly a year until Mrs. Alexander’s health forced them to break up housekeeping.
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~
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