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ADAMS, Robert E. 1861-1935


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 3/15/2013 at 22:50:46

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Sunday, April 26, 1935, Waterloo Iowa]

Funeral services for Robert E. Adams, 74, 709 Kern Street will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Free Methodist Church in Waterloo by Rev. W. H. Trimble, pastor of the Free Methodist Church in Cedar Falls, assisted by Rev Mark Shockey, pastor of the Free Methodist Church here. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. There will be a prayer service for the family at 1:45 p.m. at the Parrott & Wood Chapel.

Mr. Adams died suddenly of a heart attack at 5 p.m. Wednesday just as he was leaving work at the Associated Manufacturers Corporation Plant on Jefferson Street and Mullan Avenue, where he was employed as a machinist.

Mr. Adams had been a resident of Waterloo for 33 years and had worked at the same plant for 29 years, being employed by the Iowa Dairy Separator Company before it became the Associated Manufacturers Corporation.

He was born March 31, 1861, at Nevada, Missouri. On July 3, 1894, he married Miss Bertha Lanphear, at Monmouth, Iowa. The couple came to Waterloo from Monmouth. Mr. Adams was a member of the Free Methodist Church.

Surviving beside the widow is one daughter, Mrs. Benjamin Pressnall of 311 Norwood Avenue. Another daughter, Jesse, and a son, Charles, died in infancy.


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