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Death of Mary Ellen Littler

Mrs. Mary Ellen Littler, one of the pioneers of this community, who has lived for thirty-one years in Larned and vicinity, died at her home Saturday, April 20th.
Mary Ellen Bennett was born November 9th, 1858, at South Salem, Ohio, and came to Pawnee county in 1890 to care for an invalid sister. Two years later she was married to Samuel Warner Littler by Rev. Hoswell. Immediately after their marriage they settled on a homestead in Ash Valley, later moving to Larned. Mrs. Littler was keenly interested in all activities of the Presbyterian church and for many years was a member of the Sunday school class taught by Mrs. A. M. Getty.
Mrs. Littler is survived by her brother J. L. Bennett, of South Salem, Ohio, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. L. L. Coss of this city.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. C. Everett Tuesday, April 23rd at the Presbyterian church. Those from out of town who attended the service were: Mr. and Mrs. John Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Houston, Miss Mildred Houston, Kenneth and Clarence Houston, Mrs. R. A. Pells, Mrs. Otis Perry, Mrs. Thomas Houston and son, Robert, of Hutchinson, Louis and Mike Kennedy of Lyons, and Mrs. Sarah Flick, of Pawnee Rock, and Mrs. E. E. Ruehlen, of Great Bend.

Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

Last Updated:  Friday, November 25, 2005 18:37:12

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