Clipped From Iowa City Press-Citizen
Bernice Conant Dies at Age 75 MiM Bemice Conant, 75. of Route 1, died at University hospital Thursday night following a long illness. ,Che was a resl-j dent of Johnson county the past 70 years. Miss Conant was born at Hampton, IU., February 24, 1887, the daughter of William H. and Sophia Black Conant. She came to Iowa City with her family when she was five years old, and lived the remainder or her life in the Iowa City area, She was a member of the First Congregational church. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Carl V. Helm of Iowa City; and two brothers. Walter L. of Iowa City and Theodore A. of St. Paul, Minn. She was preceded in death by one brother, Francis. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Donohue mortuary, the Rev. John Craig, pastor of the First Congrega tional church in charge. Burial will be in Okland cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after Saturday noon.