JOHN WILLIAM POWELL 1889-1986
DUNDEE, POWELL, KROGMANN
Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 4/29/2009 at 07:59:40
John William Powell
Funeral services for John Powell were held Monday, Feb. 24, 1986 at the Schutte Funeral Home, Postville, with Verdon Swenson officiating. Burial was in the Postville Cemetery.
John William Powell, son of William T. and Mary T. (Dundee) Powell, was born Dec. 19, 1889 in Allamakee County near Forest Mills, IA. He died Saturday, Feb. 22, 1986 at Community Memorial Hospital in Postville.
In 1903 he moved to Postville with his parents. He worked on farms as a youth and attended the Forest Mills School. In 1911 he came to Postville and worked in the brickyard. He was married to Wilhemine "Minnie" Krogmann on June 27, 1911. John began working with George Schroeder as a carpenter in 1915.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Minnie, who died Dec. 22, 1971, a step-daughter, Luella, a sister, Huldah and three brothers, Robert, Fred and Ren.
John had been a resident of the Good Samaritan Center since January, 1976. He had been a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Postville.
Casket bearers were John May, Charles Bloxham, Lanny Marting, Marvin Flack, Everett Bollman, Harva Oelberg.
Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.
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