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Noble, Walter Scott 1878 – 1918


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 8/19/2023 at 11:52:51

Source: Nashua Reporter Feb. 14, 1918

Obituary of Walter Noble.
Walter Scott Noble was born in Nashua, Iowa, Jan. 4, 1878, and died in Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 28, 1918, from injuries received in the Missouri Pacific yards of that place, being 40 years and 28 days old. The accident occurred at 9 a. m. and he was rushed to the St Vincent hospital where an operation was performed, but he did not rally and at 2:28 o’clock the same afternoon he passed away from hemorrhages. He remained in a conscious condition up to the time of the operation.
Mr. Noble was a fireman on the Illinois Central railroad at Waterloo for a number of years and was promoted to engineer in February, 1903. He had not been on the road for the past year, having been working at the carpenter trade until Christmas time when he went back to work for the railroad company.
He was married to Miss Katherine Zimmerman of Waterloo on Oct. 15, 1902 Four children were born to this union, namely, Charles, Dorothy, Mary Katherine and Lillian, all of whom survive him. He is also survived by a father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Wes Noble of Nashua, five brothers and three sisters, Ben of Charles City, Joe of Alaska, Wesley and Roy, at Bellingham, Wash., Claud of Camp Green, N. C., Mrs. Alva Jones of Nashua, Mrs. Vern Knight of Waverly, and Mrs. Ernest Krieger, of Oak Harbor, Ohio. Also two half brothers survive, Henry and Wid. Of Nashua.
Funeral services were held at St. Joseph’s church in Waterloo, Rev. Fr. Slattery officiating and interment was in Calvary cemetery.

Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he is buried in the Calvary Cemetery in Waterloo.


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