Archive for Monday, April 10, 1995


April 10, 1995


— Services for Mabel M. McDonald, 95, Beloit, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home here with Dr. Rick Grace officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Beloit.

Mrs. McDonald died Saturday, April 8, 1995, at Mitchell County Community Hospital, Beloit.

She was born July 20, 1899, on a farm south of Asherville, the daughter of James and Mary Kilpatrick Shurts.

She and her husband, G. Vail McDonald, operated McDonald Funeral Home, Beloit, from 1918 to 1968. He died May 10, 1977.

A licensed funeral director, Mrs. McDonald was a member of the First Christian Church, Country Club and Sorosis Club, all of Beloit.

Survivors include a son, Maurice, Beloit; a daughter, Mary Shurtz, Lawrence; a sister, Vola McKee, Beloit; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Friends may call at McDonald Funeral Home, where the family will meet with friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday.

The family suggests memorials to the First Christian Church, Beloit.

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