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Mrs. Anna Rizner Dies at Deaconess Hospital, Monday

Mrs. Ana Pyfer Rizner passed away at the Deaconess Hospital, Monday afternoon at two-forty o’clock following an operation for goiter to which she submitted on Friday. She had been a patient in the hospital for six weeks and four days previous to her death and had suffered considerably before going to the hospital.

Funeral services will be held this afternoon at the late residence on East Mason Street at one-thirty and at two o’clock at the Lutheran Church, Rev. D. P. Bair, pastor of the church, will be in charge of the services. Interment will be made in Fairmount Cemetery.

Anna May Pyfer, youngest child of George and Mary Sweigart Pyfer was both west of Haldane, February 2, 1871. She lived at home until she reached the age of eighteen and then she made her home with her sister, Mrs. Mary Guio. She received her education in the district school. She resided with her sister until her marriage to George Rizner on March 18, 1897. They resided in and around Polo after their marriage. Mr. Rizner passed away April 15, 1926. They were residing on a farm near Polo at the time of his death and a short time later, Mrs. Rizner moved to Polo where she has since resided.

Those who survive are two sisters, Mrs. Mary Guie of Polo and Mrs. Catharine Phillips of Wymore, Nebraska, and three brothers, John Pyfer of Polo, Samuel L Pyfer of Whitehall, Montana and Amos Pyfer of Pierce City, Missouri and a number of nieces and nephews.

Contributed by Julie Bartimus (source unknown)

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