MRS. E. A. GRANGER IN DEATH'S SLEEP --Was One of Nashua's Noble Women And Beloved By All--- Had Lived In This Neighborhood Many Years....
After a lingering illness, the greater part of which was accompanied by much pain and suffering. Death came as a messenger of sweet release to Mrs Ebenezer A Granger, who passed away Sunday night at the home of her son, where during her illiness she had been tenderly cared for by her children and grandchildren. Deceased was a native of New York, where she was born March 10th, 1834, having reached the age of 83 years, 6 months, and 16 days.
She was united in marriage to E A Granger, Feb 22, 1855 in Illinois and in the following year they moved to Iowa, taking up home life on a farm which has been in the Granger family until recently and where the family of six children were born. Four sons and two daughters. One son and one daughter died in childhood and the husband preceeded her to the better land ten years ago, the surviving children being William A, Adolphus P, and Lester A of Nashua and Mrs Ellia Tower of Admiral, Canada who will always cherish the memory of a loving mother.
For many years Mrs Granger lived in her residence on Main Street until the ailment which caused her death caused her to be moved to the home of her son Will, where her last few days were spent. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Congregational Church and internment was made in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw Co, Iowa.
Ref: Aug 30th, 1917 Weekly Nashua Paper as supplied by newspaper volunteer researchers of CCGS.
Above taken from a posting at Ancestry.com by Leonard Granger: