DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Contributed by Roselyn Wells
<>April 3, 1950, The
Evening Star, Monday:
SARAH MANROW LIVED TO AGE OF 95 One of Oldest Residents in DeKalb
Dies at Home of Granddaughter, Mrs. Peter Sebert of Near Sedan>
of DeKalb county's oldest residents, Mrs. Sarah Adeline Manrow, 95, a
for many years of Corunna, died at 9 p.m. Sunday in the home of her
granddaughter, Mrs. Peter Sebert of near Sedan.>
Manrow, widow of the late Lewis Manrow, lived her entire life in DeKalb
with the exception of a few years when the couple operated a farm in Michigan.
body was removed to the Dilgard & Cline funeral home in Auburn for
burial preparations and will
remain for final rites at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Joseph
east of Auburn
will officiate at the services with burial in the Corunna cemetery.
death of the elderly widow was attributed to old age and
She was confined to a wheelchair since last June until Jan. 21 when she
bedfast. She had lived in the home of her granddaughter since
December. Previously, she had resided in the home of another
granddaughter, Mrs. John Bowers of Corunna.
native of near Moore,
she was born July 7, 1854. Her husband died Jan. 24, 1929.
He was a
retired farmer and the couple resided in Corunna at the time of his
besides the two granddaughters, are two sons, Clarence Manrow of
Lester Manrow of Rt. 2 Waterloo; six other grandchildren; 11
great-grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren and eight
great-great-grandchildren. One son, Lawrence, preceded her in