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BESH, Sanford C. 1862-1918


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 12/21/2013 at 00:57:11

[Waterloo Evening Courier, Friday, June 1, 1928]

Funeral services for Sanford C. Besh, 66. 122 Kingsley avenue, who died at his home yesterday afternoon, will be in First Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Rev. C. L. Kenagy, pastor of First Baptist Church, longtime friend of Mr. Besh, will officiate, assisted by Rev. J. Arthur Young, pastor of First M. E. church.

Mr. Besh was born in Rensselaer County. New York, March 19, 1862.

He married Miss Minnie Brumble March 18, 1896, moving immediately to a farm near Denver, la., where he remained until 1921, when he came to Waterloo. As a member of the First M. E. church for many years, he was active in the Men's Bible class.

Surviving are Mrs. Besh, two sons, Charles R. Besh, Denver, and Theodore Besh, 122 Kingsley Avenue; three daughters, Marie and Margaret Besh, at home, and Mrs. Florence Wheeler, 712 Kingsley avenue; one brother, George Besh, Cedar Falls; two sisters, Ida M. Bell, 625 Vermont Street, and Amanda Hutton, Janesville, la., and three grandchildren.

The body will be at the Kearns Mortuary, until Sunday.

Photo is the property of Barbara Stoddard


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