Mrs. Jennie MacLaren, widow of Alex MacLaren, veteran Des Moines mail carrier, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nettie Green, 2322 Fortieth St.She had been ill since Apr. 18.
Mrs. MacLaren would have been 75 years old July 21 and had been a resident of Des Moines 67 years.She was a charter member of Columbia Rebekah lodge No. 181.
Prior to her return to Des Moines a week ago she had been visiting another daughter, Mrs. Bernice Stryker, in Waterloo, Ia., for 12 weeks.Besides her two daughters she is survived by a brother, George Breese, and a sister, Miss Nettie Breese, both of 1409 E. Court Ave.
Note, I am not related to any of these people; however, this newspaper clipping was in with my Grandmother's old photos, and I thought someone might benefit from it.