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Emma Huff Leas


Posted By: Kelly Schmall (email)
Date: 1/6/2006 at 15:42:06

Mrs. James F. Leas Rites on Thursday

The death of Mrs. James F. Leas, 80, occurred Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 23, at the home of her son Vinton in Jefferson township.

As Emma K. Huff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Huff, she was born Feb 27, 1872 at Burlington. Later the family moved to Allamakee county and Dec. 22, 1891, her marriage to James Leas took place at Waukon. He preceeded her in death. Five sons and a daughter survive. They are Fred and Everett, Allamakee county auditor, Waukon: Harl, Floyd and Vinton Leas, Rossville, and Mrs. Ralph Hancock (Florence), of Jerfferson, Ia. Also a brother, Frederick Huff, Monona and Mrs. Mary Fish of Luana. There are six grandchildren.

The body rests at Martin's funeral home where services will be held this afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, conducted by Rev. A.H. Grossheim. Burial follows in Evergreen cemetery, Rossville, with the following serving as pall bearers: Reuben Frink, Marvin Kelly, Henry Snitker, Cecil Stahl, Roy Klees and Lee Huffman.

Date of death was 23 Sep 1952. Found in family obit collection with name of newspaper missing.


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