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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Mary A. Mead
Mrs. Mary A. Mead aged 76, died at the home of her son, Albert Mead, 123 West First, Monday night. Death resulted from Bright's disease. Mrs. Mead was among Hutchinson's earliest settlers, as she and her husband came to this county from Wisconsin in 1871, just before the founding of Hutchinson, They settled on a homestead in Grant township. Mr. Mead died just a year after and was the first person to be buried in Hutchinson. She leaves two sons, Lon Mead of Kansas City, and Al Mead of Hutchinson. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the home on First West. Rev. Reber officiating. Burial was in Eastside Cemetery.