Samuel Robert "Sam" Churchill 1879-1955
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/17/2014 at 01:45:04
Samuel Churchill Dies
Samuel [Robert] Churchill of Armstrong, pioneer Emmet county resident, died at 2:05 p.m. yesterday at Holy Family hospital. Churchill had suffered a heart attack June 5 and was admitted to the hospital. A complete obituary will be published in tomorrow’s Daily News. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 17, 1955)
Churchill Rites Will Be Monday
Funeral services for Samuel Churchill will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist church in Armstrong. The Rev. S.E. Polovina will officiate. Burial will be in the Armstrong Grove cemetery.
Churchill, a pioneer Armstrong resident, died Thursday. He had suffered a heart attack June 5.
Churchill was born April 15, 1879 on a farm two and one-quarter miles southeast of Armstrong where his parents Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Churchill had homesteaded in 1872. He resided at Armstrong all of his life working as a tiler, carpenter and farmer.
Survivors include two older brothers, Aura of Armstrong and Harvey of Parsons, Kan., and a step-daughter, Mrs. Merrill Nicoson of Long Beach, Calif. His wife, four sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 18, 1955)
Here from California
Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Nicoson and Mrs. Arthur Bridges of Long Beach, Calif., are visiting at the Bob Nicoson home. They were called here by the death of Mrs. Nicoson’s father, Sam Churchill [step-father]. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 29, 1955)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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