Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Beulah A. Sagarty Ashley, 1882-1964

Dodge County Independent of Kasson, Minnesota
Kassonites Mother Dies in St. Mary's
Mrs. Beulah A. Ashley, 82, mother of George B. Ashley of Kasson, died Sunday at St. Mary's hospital after a lengthy illness. She had been a patient at the Costello Nursing Home in Rochester the past four years.

The former Beulah Sagarty was born in Concordia, Kan., on Jan. 30, 1882 and in 1907 married Albert Ashley. The couple were divorced and Mrs. Ashly spent many years living with her daughter and son in Minneapolis and Kasson respectively.

Besides her son, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Betty Ipsen of Minneapolis, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the First Methodist church in Kasson on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Alden Keiski officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove cemetery.

Funeral Program for Beulah A. Ashley
Beulah A. Sagarty was born 30 January 1882 in Concordia, Kansas, daughter of Hannah Elizabeth Sidles and George B. Sagarty, married in 1907 Albert Archer Ashley from whom she was later divorced, died 26 April 1964 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, and was buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson, Minnesota.

Hannah Eliza Sidles was born 3 February 1851 in Clinton County, Ohio, daughter of Peter Sidles and Susan Crosson, married 28 June 1876 in Jerome, Appanoose County, Iowa, George Sagarty, and died 28 September 1894. George Sagarty was born 8 December 1844 and died 30 March 1918. Two children were born to this marriage: a son and a daughter, Beulah A. Sagarty.
The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution to The Jerome Journal of this obituary and funeral program by Geraldine Rinker of Augusta, Georgia.

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