Decatur County Journal-Iowa Thursday, January 4, l9l7
A good woman and a faithful Christian passed away when MRS. ELLA GOEN, nee ELLA CAMPBELL, answered the summons of death.The end came Christmas morning, December 25, l9l6.MRS. GOEN was born in Fayette County, Ohio, July l2, l834.The end came at Atchison, Kansas, where this esteemed woman was living at that time with her daughter MRS. JENNIE LOGAN.
MRS. GOEN was married twice.Her first marriage was to BENJAMIN J. GLAZE.The marriage took place in Fayette County, Ohio.Three children were born to this union, namely, W.A. GLAZE, of Des Moines, Iowa; A.W. GLAZE, who lives in Los Angeles, California, and a daughter who died at the age of eight years.The husband died in l863.MRS. GLAZE was again married in l865.This time to JAMES GOEN, who also was a native of Fayette County, Ohio.This union was also blessed with the birth of three children.They are JAMES GOEN, who died in Atchison, Kansas, in l887; G.B. GOEN, who lives in Stockton, California; and MRS. JENNIE LOGAN, of Atchison, Kansas, with whom MRS. GOEN has been making her home for the past thirty years.
MRS. GOEN came with her husband to Leon, Iowa, in l870, where she resided until after his death, then going as already mentioned to her daughter in Atchison, Kansas.
At the age of eighteen MRS. GOEN united with the United Brethren Church of which church she was a faithful and consistent member until she came west.Not finding this church when she came to Leon, she identified herself with the Presbyterian Church.In this faith she lived and served.In this faith she answered the summons and wept to her coronation.
The body ofMRS. GOEN was brought back to Leon where it was tenderly laid to rest by the side of her departed husband and son.The funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Methodist Church. Rev. Marsolf, of the local Presbyterian Church being out of town, Rev. Raoul R. Moser was asked to take charge of the services.
Beside the bereaved ones already mentioned, MRS. GOEN leaves an aged brother, GLOSS CAMPBELL, of Osborn, Mo., to mourn her death.Sympathy is extended to this esteemed family by all who knew them.