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William S. Reid, 1858-1947


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/7/2009 at 17:43:50

William S. Reid, 88, Dies at Holy Family Hospital
Lived in Emmet County 46 Years

William S. Reid, 88, died at 1:20 this afternoon [June 30, 1947] at Holy Family Hospital [Estherville] after a lingering illness. He had been in the hospital for a week. Mr. Reid had been in this community for 46 years since coming here from Lockport, Ill., vicinity where he spent the earlier part of his life. Before retiring to Estherville approximately 20 years ago, he farmed near Maple Hill.

Mr. Reid was born on Nov. 27, 1858, at Oswego, Ill. He attended the Presbyterian church.

Survivors include two daughters and three sons, Mrs. O. L. Anderson, Mrs. Roy Merriott, William J. Reid and O. E. Reid, all of this community and Charles Reid of Los Angeles. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. John Spratt of Oakland, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held. at 2 p. m. Thursday at the O. L. Anderson home, 1005 N. 6th street, and 2:30 p. m. at the Presbyterian church. The Rev. Frielie Conaway will officiate. Burial will be in Eastside cemetery.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, July 1, 1947.


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