Lockridge Herald; Lockridge Jefferson Co, IA Friday, February 18, 1916 OBITUARY
Word has been received in this city of the death of Mrs. Stephen Dwyer, a former resident of Fairfield which occurred Wednesday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock at the home of her daughter Mrs. Anna Dorsey, at St. Joe, Mo.
Mrs. Dwyer who was formerly Miss Hannorah Gooley was born in Ireland about 83 years ago and for many years she and Mr. Dwyer made their home at 609 West Kirkwood street. Nearlythree years ago Mr. Dwyer passed away in this city and since that time Mrs. Dwyer has made her home with her daughter at ?????.
She is survived by thirty grandchildren, five great grandchildren and four daughters and two sons who are as follows: Mrs. Anna Dorsey of St. Joe, Mo. Mrs. Holland of Chicago; Mrs. Lodge of Lincoln, Neb.,Mrs. Mary Conley of Tilden, Neb., Robert Dwyer of Lincoln andStephen Dwyer of Denver, Colo. Two children, Margaret and Anthony, have preceded her in death.
Mrs. Dwyer was a woman of an unusual strength of character and her death will be learned with regret by many friends here.