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The following obi^a^ry,Wii feadlat the funeral service,^ which, was held, last week Tuesday^ at Chicago: (:*;
In the graciofcs:Providence of <6ttr Triune God, the spirit of-bur beloved sister, relative < and g friend -has, been called to her Eternal hbme*. May L. Allen was born to her ^parents. Br; S..D. Allen and wife Augusta W., nee Franck, on September ; 10, 1881, at Oak Harbor; Ohio. As an infant she was brought iftto Communion with the Triune God, by means ^of Holy Baptisms administered by Rev. CI' F. Raths of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran church of Oak Harbor,. Ohio.
The deceased Was always of a stud¬ ious nature. During her youth she attended the Oak Harbor Public schools from which she graduated in June, 1897, with full honors, being the' youngest in her^ class. She taught Ave years as a faithful servant of our public schools.. Four years of her life were spent in-a rural parish near Cardington, Ohio, assisting her cousin, the Rev. E. E. Eckhoff.in re¬ ligious work. j < ifrO-^l 4 ^^
Unknown to many, she followed the profession of nursing. * for a short time, until ill health forced her .-to use her talents in other fields of Christian service.
She was affiliated with the Ameri¬ can school of languages, and the La- Salle Extension university,*/ besides being a private tutor to many prom¬ inent citizens as .an authority on English. Her last position was with E. J. Brach & Sons, in an advisory capacity.
She realized her life's desire to travel in her own country and in Europe. On her return from Europe her health began to fail and in spite of all that Medical Science and lov¬ ing care could do she gradually de¬ clined and on August 17th, 1929, at 10:55 p. m., after due preparation, phe "Fell Asleep In Jesus", trusting in His blood and merits for-forgiveness and salvation. She reached the age of 47 years, 11 months and 7 days.
She leaves to mourn her loss two sisters, one brother, one sister-in-law, two brothers-in-law, three nieces, sev-l en nephews^ aunts, uncles, cousins, a step-mother and a host of friends who will miss her self-sacrificing and de-v voted life for our earthly loss has- been her. Heavenly gain.
"The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken, blessed be the name of the Lord." "Blessed are thSy that mourn for they 'shall be comforted." ,,
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