Albert K. Iverson, 1896-1949
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 8/15/2010 at 16:57:13
A. K. Iverson, Widely Known In County, Dies
A. K. Iverson, 53, well known Dolliver farmer, died at 5:30 a. m. today in Holy Family hospital of a brain tumor after an illness of about a month.
Mr. Iverson was well known throughout Emmet county and spent his entire life in the Dolliver community. He was active in Dolliver community activities, served as treasurer of the Dolliver school board and president of the Dolliver cooperative creamery for 16 years.
Mr. Iverson took a prominent part in the county Farm Bureau program and in activities of the county Red Cross and county chapter of the American Cancer society. He was active in Republican party politics and was a candidate for county supervisor at the last primary.
Albert Kenton Iverson was born Sept. 6, 1896, on a farm near Dolliver and resided in and near Dolliver all his life. He worked on his father's farm as a young man and later took over its operation, farming there until the present time.
Mr. Iverson received his elementary education near Dolliver and attended one year of high school at Dolliver. The deceased was married to Miss Edmunda Hagebook on Dec. 7, 1921, at Dunnell, Minn.
SURVIVORS other than his widow include his mother, Mrs. M. J. Iverson of Dolliver; sisters, Mrs. Raymond Olson and Mrs. Percy Herum, both of Dolliver; daughters, Mrs. Lee Holl of Estherville , Mrs. Floyd Montgomery of Houston, Texas ; sons, Marvin Iverson of Iowa City, Gerald Iverson of Dolliver, and Lyle Iverson of Petersburg, Minn.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed as yet but it is expected the funeral will be Tuesday at the Dolliver Methodist church.
Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; October 8, 1949.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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