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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 28 November 1980
Iva Murill, daughter of Archer and Lucy (Dermer) Pollock, was born March 24, 1897, at Beaver Crossing, Nebraska. She departed this life on August 22, 1963 at the Russell City Hospital. Her age was 66 years, 4 months and 28 days.

On December 22, 1914, she was united in marriage to Everett M. Sheldon at Wellington, Kansas. There were 4 children born to this marriage, all of whom survive her.

In 1935 she came with her family to Russell and was a resident of this community until her death. Her husband preceded her in death in 1943. On November 6, 1960, she remarried to Michael Dumler, also of Russell. They established their home at 1417 Elm St. and with her duties as housewife she also helped her husband in his work as caretaker of the Russell Cemetery, until their retirement.

Mrs. Dumler was a faithful and devoted companion and helpmate. Although in failing health herself for the past year, she nevertheless ministered and cared for him until she was stricken early Tuesday morning and had to be taken to the hospital.

To mourn her passing and to remember and treasure her acts and deeds of love and devotion are: her ailing husband of the home, her four children; Everett M. of McPherson, Kans., Clyde M. of Sidney, Nebraska, and Dale W. Sheldon, Casper, Wyoming; a daughter, Mrs. Mabel (Ervin) DeWald, of Russell, Kansas, 5 step children: Mrs. John (Ophelia) Voos, Russell, Mrs. Geo (Bertha) Wagner, Wakeeney, Kans., Lee Dumler, McCook, Nebr., Vernon Dumler, Salina, Kansas, and Mrs. Cleo Quinley, Kansas City, Kansas. Also 3 brothers: Ralph Pollock of Utica, Nebr., James Pollock, of Namps, Idaho, Lee Pollock, Snoqualmle, Washington, one sister, Mrs. Amanda Shores, Tamar, Nebr., 6 grand children, 11 step grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Services Held; Sunday, August 25, 1963, from the Deines Bros. Funeral Home, Russell, Kansas
Minister: Rev. H. Vorrarh, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, of the Bender Hill-Russell area.
Organist: Mrs. Janice Marshall
Casket Bearers: Jacob J. Voos, Gerald Dumler, Lyle Cross, Cliff Pabinsky, Darrell Voos, Dean Dumler
Laid to Rest: The Russell City Cemetery beside her first husband.

Transcribed and Contributed by Glenda Brack

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