Death of Mrs. Hart
Mrs. Xaveria (Ross) Hart died suddenly Monday morning at her home in Northwest Mt. Pleasant of heart trouble. For abour four years Mr. & Mrs. Irvin Conover have lived with her and cared for her. Mrs. Conover is a grandaughter. Mrs. Hart took sick last Thanksgiving day and has not been well since, although she had been about the house every day.
She was 82 years old and has lived here for years. One of her older children was the first wife of Prof. Gus Walters, who was teacher in the Iowa Wesleyan university, and is now in the state normal school. One son, Prof. William Hart, is now a teacher in the Nebraska State Normal school at Peru, Nebraska, and another John R. Hart, lives here.
The funeral was held this Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 from the house. Dr. N.L. Swickard of the Methodist church conducted the services.
From Mt. Pleasant Free Press April 26, 1907