Clark County Clipper, March 29, 1928


Alex Stewart Sr., departed this life at the home of his daughter, Mrs. P. B. Mulholland, March 22, 1928, at 3:00 p.m., at the age of 79 years.  Mr. Stewart was born October 20, 1848, at Gray Abbey, Ireland, coming to America in the spring of 1866, was united in marriage 1869, to Maggie Malone.  To this union were born ten children, six girls and four boys.  His wife departed his life January 12, 1899.  He was again united in marriage to Sarah Phillips in 1917.  To this union no children were born.

Mr. Stewart was a member of the Church of Christ.  He leaves to mourn his loss a wife, Mrs. Sarah Stewart, Los Animos, Colorado; 9 children, Mrs. Susie Miller, Sacramento, California, Mrs. Katie Bosley, Elder, Colorado, Mrs. Marian Bosley, Elder, Colorado, Mrs. Jennie Doyle, Wichita, Kansas, Joe Stewart, Campo, Colorado, Alex Stewart, Wichita, Kansas, Tom Stewart, Wichita, Kansas, Margaret Stewart, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Mr. P. B. Mulholland, Acres, Kansas; one brother, Joe Stewart, Wichita, Kansas; 19 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  Services were held Saturday afternoon at Clearwater, Kansas.

'Tis hard to break the tender cord
When love has bound the heart,
'Tis hard, so hard to speak the words,
"We must forever part."

Dearest loved one we must lay thee
In the peaceful grave's embrace.
But the memory shall be cherished
Till we see thy heavenly face.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 30, 2005.

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