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Laura K. Tennison
                                                                                              
Mrs. Laura Tennison, widow of Harvey Tennison, died Sunday in South Bend, Ind., 
at the age of 41 years, 10 months and 14 days.

The body was brought to Mt. Vernon, her former home, for burial and funeral 
services were held at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon at Myers Chapel and burial 
followed in Hopewell Cemetery. Rev. Shafer officiated at the funeral service.

Mrs. Tennison was born Feb. 17, 1897, in Cambridge, Ill., the daughter of Ely and 
Mary Baldwin.  She was united in marriage to Harvey Tennison, who preceded her in 
death in 1928.

She is survived by one son, Byron Tennison of Edwardsburg, Mich., three brothers, 
Horace Baldwin of Prima, Ark., Fred Baldwin and Lester Baldwin of Mt. Vernon; and 
three sisters, Mrs. Florence Buescher of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Louise Webb of Edwardsburg, 
Mich., and Mrs. Helen Murphy of Long Beach, Calif.
 
 
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 1-1-1939
Submitted by: Ken Richardson



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