MOWER, George 1850-1937
MOWER, STOCKS, WARNER
Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 7/24/2012 at 13:41:01
George Mower – September 17, 1850 – March 7, 1937
SUCCUMBS AT NORA SPRINGS FUNERAL SERVICES ARE ANNOUNCED
GEORGE MOWER, 86, WAS IN BED 2 YEARS
Nora Springs – George Mower, 86, died Sunday. He had been in bed for two years and had made his home with his niece, Miss Effie Warner.
Rites for George Mower will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Nora Springs Christian Church with Stanley Haynes of Mason City in charge. Burial will be in Park Cemetery.
Mason City Globe Gazette, Monday March 8, 1937
MOWER, NORA SPRINGS RESIDENT, IS BURIED; IOWAN MANY YEARS
Nora Springs – Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Christian Church for George Mower, 86, with Stanley Haynes of Mason City officiating.
Mrs. Lizzie Morphew and daughter, Maxine sang with Mrs. Fred Clark as accompanist. Pallbearers were Ed Clifford, Floyd Potter, Milo Potter, Milo Raymond and Jake Barker.
Mr. Mower was born in Rutland, Vermont, September 17, 1850. While a young boy he moved with his parents to Bloomington, Illinois, and in early manhood the family came to Chickasaw County, Iowa.
In 1888 they moved to Clearfield where he engaged in farming. He united with the Baptist Church in Clearfield. In 1904 he moved on to a farm near Alexandria, South Dakota.
His only living relatives are Nellie Stocks, a niece and Fred Stocks, a nephew, both of Biggsville, Illinois, and a niece, Effie Warner in Nora Springs, who has cared for him.
Mason City Globe Gazette, Wednesday March 11, 1937
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