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Vinton Review; February 27, 1916
Edna Mae Voris
Edna Voris

Mr. and Mrs. Wm Voris, of Minneapolis, came Saturday with the remains of their little daughter, Edna Mae, who passed away at the hospital there about three weeks ago. She was only sick a short time, with tubercular meningitis and diphtheria. She was the only child in the home, pretty, sweet tempered little girl three years old, and the grief of the parents is sad to see. The funeral was held at the home of his aunt, Mrs. J.E. Wyant, of this city, Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Geo Lindsay conducted the service and interment was in the Shellsburg Cemetery. Owing to Mrs. Voris being quarantined at the time of the child's death, the body was placed in a metallic casket until they could come. Mrs. Voris will remain here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Murray of Lewis Bottom, for some time. Mr. Voris left for his home Tuesday, as he is a conductor on a car line.

Those from away who came to attend the funeral were his father, Mac Voris, of Princeton, John Grimmsley of Davenport, D.E. Voris of Marion, her sister, Mrs. Hooglan and husband of Center Point, and another sister Elenor and husband, of Cedar Rapids.

{Submitter comment: Additional information from cemetery records.}

Submitted on 12-Jul-2010 by
Martha Long, Jimartlong@gmail.com

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July 30, 1930
Max Voris Dies at Marion; Hold Funeral Friday
Max Voris

Max Voris, a brother of Mrs. Susan Brewer of Vinton, and a pioneer merchant of Shellsburg, died last night at Marion of Bright's disease and complications. He had been critically ill four weeks. Mr. Voris was in the seventies. He was well known in Vinton.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at Marion. Burial will be in the Shellsburg cemetery. Before locating at Marion many years ago Mr. Voris was in the merchantile business in Shellsburg. He continued in this line of business until his death.

Mr. Voris is survived by his wife and two children, Mrs. Bess Voris of Washington, D.C., and Will Voris, who owns and operates a store at Shellsburg. The family includes three grandchildren. Dave Voris of Fairhope. There is one half brother James Smock of Colorado Springs Col., 90 years old, a former Vinton resident.

{Submitter comment: Clipping by Martha Long}

Submitted on 18-Mar-2010 by
Sheryl Mason Reynolds, Deneren@aol.com

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