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Kafer, Anton JR 'Tony' 1885-1919


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 9/9/2017 at 14:06:22

Word was received here today of the death of Tony Kafer of Littleport, last night. He was about thirty-three years old and leaves a widow, formerly Lizzie Baars, daughter of Wm. Baars of Elkader, and one child, besides two sisters and four brothers, to mourn his untimely death. The sympathy of a wide circle of friends will be with them in their sorrow.

~Elkader Register, Thursday, March 20, 1919 (Local News Notes column)

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Meyer, Mrs. John Lynch and Mrs. Chas Peick attended the funeral of Tony Kafer Jr., at Littleport Monday.
~Elkader Register, Thursday, March 27, 1919

Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Gifford, H. Johannes, Frank Price, F. Chettinger attended the T. Kafer funeral at Littleport Monday.
~Elkader Register, Thursday, April 3, 1919 (Volga City News column)

Notes: s/o Tony SR & Katherine (Frommer) Kafer. The 1915 Iowa State census gives his occupation as Butcher, age 29 & religion as Catholic. Iowa Deaths & Burials database (Ancestry) gives dates 10/28/1885 - 3/24/1919 and burial Littleport. His gravestone is in Sacred Heart Catholic - Littleport cemetery.


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