Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, February 12, 1948




Funeral services for Edwin Louis Donnelly, a resident of Holyoke for many years and more recently of Haxtun was conducted at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon at the church of the Brethren at Haxtun. Burial was at the Haxtun cemetery.


Mr. Donnelly, aged 87 years, died at 5:23 o’clock Saturday morning after an illness of twelve days. He was a retired railway worker.


Mr. Donnelly was born March 21, 1869, at Richmond, Virginia, son of Robert and Marcelena May Donnelly. He was reared at Blair, Nebraska and in 1895 went to Holyoke, where he resided until going to Pueblo in 1920. He has resided at Haxtun since 1942. He was married March 21, 1896 at Yuma, Colorado to Cappie Harmon.


Surviving Mr. Donnelly are his wife, brothers and sisters*, Mrs. Esther Lindgren and Mrs. Clara Bjorklun, both of Holyoke, Edwin C. Donnelly of San Gabriel, California, Doyle Donnelly of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Raymond Donnelly of Omaha, Nebraska and Dudley Donnelly, of Vancouver, Washington, by sister Mrs. Clara Finch and Miss Celeste Donnelly of Haxtun, Mrs. Anna Sohenk and Mrs. Ida Reed, both of Blair, Nebraska, and by a brother Joseph Donnelly of Valies, Montana.


Funeral arrangements were by the Radford Funeral home. Rev. Leonard Birkin conducted the services.


* sons and daughters



Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, February 19, 1948



Words cannot express our sincere appreciation to Dr. Dille and the hospital staff for their many acts of kindness during the illness and death of our beloved husband and father. - Mrs. E.L. Donnelly and family








Family information for Edwin


Father:  Robert Donnelly

Mother: Marcelena May



Spouse:     Cappie (Harmon)                              Married: March 21,1896


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