Decatur County Journal Thursday, September l2, l9l8
ESTHER FIELD, daughter of NATHANIEL and MARY FIELD, was born in Delaware County, Ohio, May 24, l842 and died in Leon, Iowa, September 7th, l9l8, aged 76 years, 3 months and l3 days.
In l859 she came with her parents to Decatur County, Iowa, where she resided until her death.She has lived in her home in east Leon for more than 55 years.The deceased was united in marriage with ALBERT DILSAVER, December l9, l86l.to this union were born five children, two sons and three daughters, four of whom preceded her to the spirit world.
MRS. DILSAVER united with the Methodist Church in early life and has been a member of the Leon Methodist Church for many years.She leaves one daughter, MRS. HORACE FARQUHAR, of Leon, five grandchildren, one great grandchild, two brothers, two sisters and many other relatives and friends to mourn her loss.
The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter, MRS. HORACE FARQUHAR, Rev. Brooks, Pastor of the Methodist Church being in charge.Interment followed in the Leon Cemetery