From 75 Years Ago, June 26, 1936 - in 16 Jun 2011 Coon Rapids Enterprise:
Mrs. Nettie Kinnick, one of the best known and best loved women of this community died at St. Anthony hospital at Carroll Wednesday morning following an operation for mastoid trouble with which she had suffered for some weeks. Funeral service in charge of the Rev. W.F. Clayburg of Villisca
assisted y the Rev.O.E. Cooley will be held at the local Methodist Episcopal church this Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment will be in the local cemetery. Mrs. Kinnick’s maiden name was Margaret J. Williams. The daughter of Elias and Ann Duncan Williams, she was born at Rock Island, IL. September 29, 1868. Her mother died when she was quite small and shortly afterwards she came to Coon Rapids with her father.
She grew up here, attended the local schools and taught for some years in this community. On July 6, 1890, she married Alanzo P. Kinnick and to this union five children were born; Paul and Robert, the latter of Glidden; Mrs. Wilson Herron (Lucille) of Coon Rapids; Mrs. Everett Bridson (Gertrude)
and Mrs. Delbert Ford (Lillian) of Bayard. Besides these children she
is survived by 20 grandchildren and other relatives.
Families are Forever! ;-)