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Herman Clarence Weeks died 1911

WEEKS, AHLBERG, CRAIG

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 11/24/2019 at 23:21:43

Evening Times-Republican, Saturday, Jul 22, 1911, Marshalltown, IA, Page: 2

WELL KNOWN TRAINMAN DEAD

Conductor H. C. Weeks, of the
Northwestern Line, Dies at Boone

Special to the Times Republican
Boone, July 22-Conductor H. C. Weeks, one of the best known men in the service of the Northwestern Road, died this morning after an lingering illness from stomach trouble.
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Boone County Democrat
July 28, 1911

Herman Clarence Weeks, one of the most popular and efficient conductors of the Northwestern here, passed away at his home in this city at 8:15 o’clock Saturday morning, after an illness of some duration. Some time ago he underwent an operation at Rochester, Minnesota, and seemed to recover and resumed his work. Later he failed again and went to Chicago to specialist, but later returned to his home here and grew rapidly worse until death came Saturday morning. The funeral services were held from the home at 2:00 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Munneke, and attended by many sorrowing relatives and friends. All the railway orders of the city attended in a body. The remains were laid to rest in East Linwood cemetery.

Mr. Weeks was born at Clarence, Iowa, May 23, 1865, making him forty six years of age at the time of his death. At the age of five he removed with his parents to Grand Junction and there he grew to manhood and was married to Miss Ruth Ahlberg. Twenty eight years ago he came with his family to Boone and has made his home here since. He was a kind and loving husband and father, of a pleasing and genial disposition and was well liked by all who knew him.

He leaves to mourn his untimely death, his wife and five children, Harry, Earl, Genevieve, John and Lucile, one daughter, Jane died a few months ago, also his father, John L. Weeks of this city, one sister, Mrs. C.L. Craig of Chicago and one brother F.G. Weeks of Des Moines. The family have the sincere sympathy of many friends in their sorrow.


 

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