Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, May l4, l925
SARAH ISABELLE HOLLINGSHEAD was born in Decatur County, Iowa, April 3, l856, and departed this life April 27, l925. She was married in Decatur County, Iowa, December 20, l874, to H.B. TRISLER. In l878, they came to Kansas and settled in Custer Township, Mitchell County, and in l88l moved back to Iowa. Four years later they returned to Mitchell County, bought a farm in Custer Township, living there until l890 when they homesteaded in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Their next move was to Iowa, coming again to Kansas in l90l, to engage in farming in Center Township, and remained in this county until MRS. TRISLER's death. An infant daughter, MARGARET LOUISE, died before her mother. MRS. TRISLER is survived by her husband and six children; S.E., J.A. and D.E. TRISLER, all of Beloit; J.W., of Pendroy, Montana; J.S., of Blackleaf, Montana and MRS. EMMA MACDONALD, at Bynum, Montana. Two brothers are living -- J.D. HOLLINGSHEAD, of Luclen, Oklahoma and J.M. HOLLINGSHEAD, of Emporia, Kansas.
MRS. TRISLER joined the Christian Church at Weldon, Iowa, in l897, afterward transferring her membership to the M.E. Church in the Pleasant View neighborhood, where she remained faithful to her obligations until the time of her death.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Paul Vielugth at Pleasant View and MRS. TRISLER was laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery.
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