MRS. M.W. AKERS, a former resident of this county, passed away at her home in Chicago on March 29th, and was laid to rest in Mount Hope Cemetery at three o'clock on April 2.MR. and MRS. AKERS will be remembered by many of our people and especially by the residents of the community in which they made their home when in Iowa.
HARRIET ELIZA DETWILER AKERS was born February l4, l847, in Fayette County, Penn.She came west to Van Buren County, Iowa, at the age of seven years.She was married to M.W. AKERS on October l, l876.All extend sympathy to the bereaved ones.MRS. AKERS is an aunt of C.O. ANDREW and ARTHUR ANDREW, of Leon.