The Clinton Herald Monday December 7, 1925 Mrs. Cornelius Boyle died at her home in Davenport Saturday morning after an illness of several weeks. The funeral was held this morning at the Cathedral in Davenport at 9 o'clock with burial in St. Joseph's Catholic cemetery in DeWitt. The deceased was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Verstreet both deceased. She was about 64 years of age and was married to C. Boyle in 1882 in DeWitt and for many years they made their home in this city, later moving to Davenport, where she had spent the past few years. Mrs. Boyle leaves her husband, two sons, William of Wallace, Idaho and Joseph of Kansas City, and also five daughters, Mrs. M.J. Kearney of DeWitt, Mrs. James McManus of Davenport, Mrs. Maurice Burkhart of Peoria, Mrs. Charles St.Onge of Moline, Ill., and Miss Nellie at home, also three sisters, Mrs. Dan Carey, Miss Nellie and Miss Tessie Verstreet, all of near DeWitt. The Clinton Advertiser Tuesday December 8, 1925 The funeral cortege of the late Mrs. C.H. Boyle of Davenport arrived in DeWitt at 11 o'clock a.m. and the remains were taken to St. Joseph's cemetery for burial. Rev. J.J. Nelson was in charge of the services, and the pallbearers were Frank Kearney, DeWitt, Terrence Reilley, A. Arnould, James Quinn, L. Sternburg and Thomas O'Brien, Davenport. The husband, two sons and six daughters with their families were present, also Marie Boyle of Cedar Rapids, Joe McCormick, Cedar Rapids, William and Charles McCormick of Manchester, and a very large number of friends from Davenport, DeWitt and the surrounding country. The floral tributes were both numerous and beautiful. In addition to her family Mrs. Boyle is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. Daniel Carey and the Misses Nellie and Tessie Verstreet.
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