Sunday, April 1, 2012

Maria Curran Obituary

"1936" dated in pen. Newspaper not named; probably Grand Forks, ND

"Maria Curran, 62, Dies in Grafton"

Former Minto, Auburn Resident Since 1898 Succumbs Unexpectedly In Her Home.

Resident of Walsh County since 1898 and Grafton since 1931, Miss Marie Curran, 62, died unexpectedly last Friday in her home, near the armory, in which she lived alone.

Death was of natural causes, Dr. G.L. Countryman, county coroner who investigated the death, said.

Funeral services where conducted Monday morning in St. John's church with Rev. W.T. Mulloy in charge. Pallbearers were Theodore Larson, McCann Archer, Frank Tufft, Dan J. Callahan, Pete Keeley and Pat Burns. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery.

Relatives in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Sefert, Greenbush, Minn.; John J. Curran, St. Paul; Anastasia Curran, Redstone, Mont., and Mary Curran, Argusville, N.D.

Miss Curran was born in Shelburne, Ont. in 1874 and came to Minto in 1898. She moved to a farm near Auburn in 1902 and in 1931 came to Grafton. She was unmarried. Her parents and five brothers, who lived in North Dakota, are deceased.

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