Pittenger, William D. 1890-1917
Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 6/27/2017 at 16:36:24
William Davis Pittenger was born at Chickasaw, Iowa, Oct. 18, 1890, and died from the effects of typhoid fever at the home of his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Oliver of Monona, Iowa, Nov. 23, 1917, at the age of 27 years, one month and five days.
He came to North McGregor with his parents when three years of age and most of his life has been spent there. He was married to Stella Oliver at Monona, Iowa, Jan. 27, 1915. They made their home in North McGregor, from which point Mr. Pittenger went out on his run as fireman for the C.M. & S.P. R.R. Co. This position he held for a number of years, but now in answer to the call of death he leaves his work to other hands [several words are illegible] ... steps out of this life into the life [illegible].
He was a member of the Woodmen of the World. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife and baby Verla, a father and mother, three brothers Eugene, [illegible] and Jay, [illegible] Mrs. Lillian [illegible] and Melissa.
The wife and baby are at the parental home in Monona, Mr. Pittenger being, at that time, seriously ill with typhoid fever. The other members of the family resided at [illegible] N.D., and Aberdeen, S.D.
The funeral services were conducted at the Methodist Episcopal church at Monona, Monday morning, Nov. 26th at 10:00 o'clock, Rev. Clyde [illegible] delivering the [illegible] burial service.
~Elkader Register and Argus, Thurs. November 29, 1917
Burial is in the Monona City cemetery.
The microfilmed image was very faint and contained a lot of artifact, making many words illegible.
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