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Burgess, George P. 1854-1929


Posted By: Ann Krumme
Date: 2/25/2009 at 07:06:18

Old Time Mason Dies.

George P. Burgess, who came here October 22nd of last year, died at his home on the south side, Monday, after an extended illness with cancer of the stomach.

Deceased was born May 4, 1854, at Cassville, Wis., and leaves a widow and one son Dale and family, a boy and a girl, and one brother, Frank, of Lake City, Oregon.

Mr. Burgess lived in Clayton county, Iowa, most of his life with the exception of a year spent at Urbana, was postmaster at Graham for over thirty years and belonged to the Masons for forty years at Colesburg, where the lodge holds the funeral at 11 o’clock.

Short services were held at the home on the south side, yesterday morning, Rev. K.W. Schalk officiating, and the body was shipped by train to Guttenberg, where the hearse from Colesburg met it. The widow, grandson Clyde Burgess and sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Burgess, of Cassville, Wis., motored down to the funeral.

~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror (Lansing, Allamakee co. Iowa)
August 7, 1929


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