Fannie Ernst


The Daily Telegram., March 16, 1904

Headstone inscription of Fannie Ernst.

Mrs. Fannie Ernst, Esteemed Resident of This City, Dies At Her Home in Glen Elk Tuesday Night From Heart Trouble

Mrs. Fannie Ernst, a highly respected and esteemed resident of this city, died at her home, 331 Clarke Street, Glen Elk, Tuesday night at 11:30 o’clock after a week’s illness with stomach and heart trouble.

The deceased was a kind and lovable woman and was held in high regard by a host of friends and acquaintances. She was sixty-nine years of age. Her husband preceeded her to the grave several years ago. She was the mother of five children, three of whom are dead. Their names are William Ernst, who lives in Utah; Phillip Ernst, deceased; Councilman Charles M. Ernst, of this city; Nettie Ernst Lambrecht, deceased, and Daniel Ernst, deceased.

The funeral arrangements have not been completed as yet. Word of his mother’s death has been telegraphed to William Ernst, in Utah, and the arrangements will not be made until his reply is received.


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The Daily Telegram., March 17, 1904
The Clarksburg Telegram., March 18, 1904

Of the Late Mrs. Fannie Ernst Will Not Be Held Until Arrival of William Ernst, From Utah.

A telegram received from William Ernst, son of Mrs. Fannie Ernst, who died at her home on Clark Street, in Glen Elk, Tuesday night from heart trouble, states he left Utah for Clarksburg immediately upon receiving word of his mother’s death. He will arrive here about Saturday. It was decided to postpone the funeral until the arrival of Mr. Ernst. No arrangements have been made but the funeral will likely take place from the home on Sunday afternoon.


The Daily Telegram., March 19, 1904

The funeral of Mrs. Fannie Ernst, will take place from the residence on Clark Street, Glen Elk, Sunday afternoon at three o’clock. Burial will be in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.

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