The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, February 22, 1906
MRS. MARGARET M. KITSELMAN died at her home in this city on Wednesday evening, February 14, 1906, at 10:30 o'clock, after an illness of several weeks with asthma and heart trouble. Largely attended funeral services conducted by Rev. W.S. McCullagh were held at the Presbyterian Church on Saturday morning at ten o'clock, after which interment took place in the Chariton Cemetery.
MARGARET MAHALA BURNS was born in Mergo County, Ohio, on August 27, 1847. She was married in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, on November 16, 1869, to JOHN C. KITSELMAN who passed away in this city on June 14, 1897. They were the parents of seven children, one of whom died in infancy. Those who survive are MRS. ETTA KIMSEY of this city, ALBERT and EDGAR of Wheatland, North Dakota, FRANK of Rawlins, Wyo., ALFRED of Peoria, Ill., and WILLMER of Galesburg, Ill.
MRS. KITSELMAN had been an active member of the Presbyterian Church for sixteen years and was a faithful, devoted worker. She possessed a kind and pleasant disposition and her friends were numbered by her acquaintances. Her death is sincerely mourned and the sorrowing children have the sympathy of the entire community.