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BANNISTER, Miriam 1913-2002


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 8/1/2013 at 00:48:56

[Newton Daily News, Newton, IA, January 16, 2002

Miriam Bannister, 88, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Colfax, died Friday, Dec. 21, at Western Home Communities in Cedar Falls. A memorial services will be held at a later date with burial In Prairie City.

The daughter of William and Ella Pearse Sapp, she was born March 15, 1913, in Colfax. She graduated from Colfax High School in 1930 and attended Iowa State University. In June 1936, she married John Stock in Colfax. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Colfax Bottling Works and Dick's Produce. In 1945 she enrolled in the School of Dental Hygiene at Northwestern University in Evanston, III. Following graduation in 1947, she practiced In Highland Park, Ill. Later she returned to Iowa and worked as a hygienist in Des Moines and Ames. She married Robert Bannister in June 1956. They lived In Cedar Falls, Des Moines, Des Plaines, Ill., and in 1973, retired to Colorado and Texas.

Mrs. Bannister was a member of the Iowa Dental Hygienists' Association, United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Women's Club. In June 1989, she moved to Cedar Falls to be near family.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law Alvira and Vilas "Sid" Morris Jr. of Cedar Falls, two grandsons and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, a sister, an infant daughter and a son.


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