Date : 15 Feb 1913
Location : Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport, IA
Mrs. Mary Killian-O'Meara, widow of T. J. O'Meara, who was well known here, and a lifelong resident of Davenport, died suddenly at 8:30 o'clock last evening, a complication of diseases causing her death. She was 62 years of age.
Although Mrs. O'Meara had been ailing for several weeks, and it was necessary to have a nurse in constant attendance, her death was entirely unexpected, and came as a great shock to her family and many friends.
The deceased was born July 6, 1850, in Davenport, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Killian, pioneers of this county. She was educated in the schools in this city and Nov. 27, 1875, was united in marriage to T. J. O'Meara. In 1886, Mr. O'Meara was a candidate for congress on the Knights of Labor ticket. Mrs. O'Meara assisting him during the campaign. Mr. O'Meara conducted a shoe business at 126 West Second street and on Dec. 2, 1893, was stricken with apoplexy, falling dead in his store. Since that time Mrs. O'Meara has been living with her children at 528 Iowa street.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas J. and John O'Meara, and three daughters, the Misses May, Lillian and Nellie O'Meara, all at home.
The funeral will be held Sunday morning from the home with a high mass at St. Anthony's church at 9 o'clock. Interment will be made in St. Marguerite's cemetery.
Quad-City Times - Feb 14, 1913