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Waterloo Daily Courier; October 12, 1949

Cyrus A. Tow

Dysart Cyrus A. Tow, 67, prominent breeder of Hereford cattle, Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Stanley Vance, five miles northwest of Dysart; was a director of the American Hereford association, and a former member of the Iowa State fair board; born near Norway, Ia., Nov. 20, 1881, son of Andrew and Ellen Tow, pioneer Benton county residents; married Aug. 1, 1901, to Cora D. Fest, of Whittier; they farmed near Norway until 1924, when they moved to eastern Nebraska, where Mr. Tow engaged in the cattle business; the last 15 years, they have lived on a farm near Dysart; leaves widow; six children, Mrs. Stanley Vance and Ted C. Tow, Dysart; Mrs. Marjorie Petersen, Liscomb; Mrs. Harve Bauer, Eldora; Kenneth Tow, Marshalltown, and Mrs. Eddie Towe, Paullina; a brother, Elmer Tow, Cedar Rapids: four sisters. Mary Tow, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Martha Roseland, Marshalltown; Miss Sadie Tow, Ypsilanti, Mich., and Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, Columbus, 0.; 15 grandchildren; funeral was Wednesday.

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Submitted on Aug 19, 2005 by
John Shuck, jshuck@rocketmail.com

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