Category Archives: Obituaries

The Death of Robert Arbuckle (1821-1895)

SUICIDE OF ROBERT ARBUCKLE Our community was greatly shocked Wednesday to hear that one of our old citizens, Robert Arbuckle, had taken his own life by swallowing a dose of strychnine.  The deceased was a widower, and had his home … Continue reading

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Samels Family Obituaries

I’ve been able to find a number of Samels Family obituaries over the years and want to share them… here they are: PETE SAMELS DIES OF HEART ATTACK Former Merchant of Farmington and Lakeville Drops Dead on Street Peter Samels … Continue reading

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Obituary of Thomas Shane

This obituary was published in the Crosby Journal, April 28, 1922 and carries an incorrect spelling of the Shane surname.  The article spells the name “Schane” instead of “Shane.”  Thomas was the son of James Shane and Theresa (McDonough) Shane. … Continue reading

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Obituary of Robert Nolan Shane

My Grandfather, Robert Nolan Shane died of Pernicious Anemia in Portland, Oregon in 1918.  Here’s his obituary from the Oregon Journal newspaper: SHANE, in this city February 16, Robert N. Shane, aged 55 years, beloved husband of Susan C. Shane, … Continue reading

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Marian Adele (Everest) (Healy) Vik. RIP

As my sister Pat and I drove to the small town of Cathlamet in Southwestern Washington we began to reminisce about our growing up years and the many trips we made to visit our Aunt, Uncle and Cousins who lived … Continue reading

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Obituary, Bridget (Hogan) Shane

The remains of Mrs. Robert Shane, a former resident of this vicinity who died at her home in Cedar Rapids last Saturday night, were brought to this place last Tuesday morning for interment. The funeral was held at the Church … Continue reading

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Obituary of Theresa McDonough Shane

This article, like the one that follows was provided to me by the Public Library in Crosby, North Dakota.  Publication date and news media are unknown. *************************************************** Aged Lady Died December 18th at Powers Lake Mrs. Theresa Shane, one of … Continue reading

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