NAME: Dingman, Elizabeth Mae (m. Michael A. Lillegard)
OBIT: Daily Freeman Journal, October 26, 1948, Webster City, Iowa
Mrs. Lillegaard Dies at 72
Mrs. M. A. Lillegaard, 72, died at 3am today at her house (at) 715 Oak Street. She had been seriously ill since Saturday, and the immediate cause of death was a heart attack.
Funeral services will be held at 3pm Thursday at Foster’s funeral home with Rev. J. T. Stewart officiating and with burial in Graceland cemetery.
Born Near Alden -
Lizzie Mae Dingman, daughter of William H. and Elizabeth Dingman, was born May 11, 1876 on a farm in Hardin County, near Alden, Iowa. When she was still a small child, the family moved to a farm (near) the Homer community. She was educated and reared in the Homer community.
On June 23, 1897, she was married to Michael Lillegaard and the couple farmed near Homer for several years and also near Emmetsburg before coming to Webster City, her home since.
S he was preceded in death by her husband, four daughters, who died in infancy; a daughter, Mrs. Eva Meyers; another daughter, Mrs. Esther Larson and also several brothers and four sisters.
List Survivors –
She is survived by three sons and two daughter; Arnold, Donald, and Wendell Lillegaard, all of Webster City; Mrs. Irene Fryslie of Webster City and Mrs. Earl (Mabel) Killian of Des Moines. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Kate Dayton of Webster City.
She was baptized in the United Brethren faith and was a member of the United Brethren Church.