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Dr. Alexander Ivey 1876-1947


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/1/2011 at 01:10:13

Dr. A. Ivey, Long Time Dentist Died Sept. 24
The community was shocked on Wednesday afternoon when it was announced that Dr. A. Ivey had passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Miner in Charles City. Dr. Ivey had been ill for over a year. He had an operation in a Charles City hospital from which he did not recover. He came home and stayed for a time and then went to Rochester and later to Charles City.

Dr. Ivey had practiced dentistry in this city for 47 years and had always enjoyed a fine practice. We have always had a very close acquaintanceship with the Doctor and can say he was one of the finest men we have had for a friend. He was kind and considerate of all and a perfect gentleman.

Dr. Ivey was 71 years of age at the time of his death. He was a young man when he entered the practice in Mason City where he remained for a year before coming to this city. He was preceded in death by his wife.

The funeral services will be held from the Mahlum and Sandin chapel at two o’clock Friday afternoon, the Rev. C. J. Semans officiating. Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, September 25, 1947)

Aged Dentist Dies; Rites to Be Friday
Charles City – Funeral services will be at the Mahlum and Sandin chapel in Estherville Friday at 2 p.m. for Dr. Alexander Ivey, 71, who died in the Cedar Valley hospital here Wednesday morning following a short illness. Dr. Ivey had practiced dentistry in Estherville for the past 48 years. Interment will be made in the Estherville cemetery. The body was to remain at the Hauser funeral home here until Thursday noon.

Dr. Ivey was the father of Mrs. J. B. Miner, Jr., of Charles City, and Dr. Miner was his attending physician. Dr. Ivey was operated on at the local hospital on June 10 for the removal of a kidney and had not fully recovered from the operation. He had been a frequent visitor in this city at the Miner home and is well known in this community. Mrs. Ivey died in 1935.

Surviving is his only daughter, Mrs. J. B. Miner of this city and his 2 grandchildren, Jimmy and Marilyn Miner. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Ned Ivey, Madison, Wis., and one sister, Mrs. George Q. Sykes, Monroe, Wis. One sister and 2 brothers preceded him in death. (Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, September 25, 1947)


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