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KLAUER-DANCER, Abby McDonald. (Dubuque, IA, Oct. 26, 1898-Dubuque, IA, June 4, 1990). The daughter of Andrew Young MCDONALD II and granddaughter of the founder of the A.Y.MCDONALD MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Abby was married to Walter E. KLAUER.

She was a past regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a founding member of the DUBUQUE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY and the DUBUQUE REGIONAL HUMANE SOCIETY.

Abby also had a small but significant role in the production of MOTION PICTURES in the community. In 1961 she was a major force behind restoration of the SHOT TOWER.




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