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Angeline HOXIE d. 9 April 1912 - Kansas City, KS

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Angeline HOXIE d. 9 April 1912 - Kansas City, KS

Posted: 1268518000000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: HOXIE
"The Kansas City Times" (Missouri) Wednesday, April 10, 1912


Mrs. Angeline HOXIE, 67 years old, proprietor of an
“umbrella hospital” at 452 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas
City, Kas., died yesterday afternoon at Bethany Hospital.
Mrs. HOXIE was a pioneer of Wyandotte County. The body
was taken to Long’s undertaking rooms in Kansas City, Kas.

"The Kansas City Times" (Missouri) Friday, April 12, 1912


The body of Mrs. Angeline HOXIE, “the umbrella mender,”
will not be given to science as she requested. Science has
not claimed the body, and friends desire a proper burial.

Mrs. HOXIE often said that there would be no one to mourn
when she died and after her death she left a will giving her
body to science. The members of the Ladies’ Social Union
of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was a member,
protested yesterday against the execution of the will and will
claim the body. A number of the members called at Long’s
undertaking rooms, where the body is lying, and stated
emphatically that as Mrs. HOXIE left sufficient money in the
bank to pay the funeral expenses that it was not at all fitting
that the body go to a medical school.

Mrs. HOXIE died Monday at Bethany Hospital.

(I have no connection with this family but I'd appreciate
knowing if you found this posting helpful.)


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