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Darling Family Obituary Request

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Re: Darling Family Obituary Request

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T.M. Darling, an aged and old time Crete resident, died at his home in the southeast part of town, Monday, following an illness of several months' duration, but it was only the last ten days that his condition was serious.
Tyler Moses Darling was born at Franklinville, N.Y. on December 19, 1848, and died April 20, 1925. In March, 1873 he was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Bacon at White Pidgeon, Michigan. Four sons, all living, were born to this union. They came to Crete on April 1, 1876, and this has since been the family home. Mr. Darling was a mason by trade and lived an active, industrious life until a short time before his death. The deceased is survived by Mary E. Darling, Gel. L. Darling, Hastings; Arthur B. Darling, Falls city; Frank Darling, Norfolk; Nelson E. Darling, Crete; also one granddaughter, Dorothy Kyle Darling, daughter of Arthur B. and Maude L. Darling, and by two brothers and one sister living in Cataragus County, New York.
Funeral services were held at the home yesterday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. A.A. Cressman conducting the service. Interment was made a Riverside.

Mary Ellen Darling was born in Cattaragus County, in the state of New York, on December the eleventh, 1848 and died in Harvard, Nebraska, on November 19, 1928, at the ripe old age of nearly eighty years. When a young woman of eighteen her residence was changed to Painesville, Ohio, and it was while a resident near there that she was married on June 15th, 1873 to Tyler Moses Darling.
Three years later they moved to Crete, Nebraska. This was on April the first, 1876, and Mrs. Darling resided here until 1907, a period of about thirty-one years. Since that time she has resided with her children in other parts of Nebraska. Four sons were born to Mr. and Mrs. Darling, all of whom are now living and mourn the loss of their mother. They are: George L. Darling of Harvard, Nebraska; Arthur B. Darling of Yankton, South Dakota; Frank T. Darling of Norfolk, Nebraska; Nelson F. Darling of Spokane, Washington.
The only living grandchild is Dorothy Darling, who is now a student at Doane college. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Darling of Yankton, S.D. and a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Harrod of Crete.
While a resident of Crete, Mrs. Mary Ellen Darling was a member of the First Congregational church of this city. during her residence in Norfolk she attended the First Congregational church there. She was a good mother and faithful christian who was ever ready to help others by acts of kindness on the journey of life.
Services were held at the First Congregational church on Tuesday afternoon, November 21, and interment was at Riverside cemetery. The services were conducted by the Reverend Harold Cooper of this city.
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