Nebraska Signal, Geneva, Nebraska, issue of 5-11-1916
DEATH OF MRS. CATHERINE TOOMEY
Mrs. Catherine O'DONNELL TOOMEY
died at her home in Geneva, Neb., at 11:05 a.m. Sunday, May 7, 1916, aged 70 years, 4 months and 7 days.
Mrs. TOOMEY was born in Tipperary, Ireland, January 1, 1846. At the age of five years she came to America. She was reared in New York State. She was married to John TOOMEY February 1, 1865. They came to Nebraska in the spring of 1878 and settled on a farm south of Exeter. Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. TOOMEY, of whom two, Alice and Lizzie, are deceased. Mr. TOOMEY died seven years ago. The surviving children are Mrs. Mary MCDONNELL of Eureka, Utah; Mrs. Nellie COSTELLO of Sidney, Neb.; David TOOMEY of Geneva; Mrs. Kate O'DONNELL of Chicago; Michael TOOMEY of Deadwood, S. D.; Mrs. Maggie KOEHN of Milford, Neb.; Mrs. Anne TILZEY and Tom TOOMEY of Lewistown, Mont. All were present at the funeral. Her granddaughter, Alice MINNICK, resided with her. She is also survived by a brother and sister in New York state. Mrs. TOOMEY had been a resident of Geneva fourteen years.
The funeral took place from St. Joseph’s church in Geneva at 9 o’clock yesterday morning and was conducted by Father BECKER of Lawrence, assisted by Father SPROLL. The interment was at Exeter, the funeral party proceeding there by auto.