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HANKS, Agnes M. (Dunn) --- 1876-1949


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 7/1/2011 at 10:15:06

Mrs. W. J. Hanks Interred Monday

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Schutte Funeral Home for Mrs. W. J. Hanks, 73, who passed away at her home in Postville on Friday. The services were conducted by Rev. Walter T. Martin, pastor of the Community Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Hanks, longtime resident of Postville, has been in failing health for the past three months.

Agnes M. Dunn, daughter of Theodore and Hannah Dunn was born June 8, 1876 at Pomeroy, Iowa.

She was married to W. J. Hanks at Postville on October 7, 1891.

To this union two sons were born, George Leo Hanks, who now lives in Chicago, Illinois and Harold Newell Hanks, who resides at Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Mrs. Hanks passed away at her home in Postville on Friday, August 12, following an illness of three months.

She is survived by her husband, two sons, one sister, Mrs. Meta Moore, and one brother, Clarence Dunn, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

She was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, Eastern Star and the Legion Auxiliary.

Postville, Iowa newspaper of the time clipping, hand dated 1949, from Dorothy Schave's obituary collection.


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