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BOWER, Franklin "Frank" Washington 1871-1942

BOWER, SWEIGART, CATES, NICHOLSON, SOURS

Posted By: Diane M Scott (email)
Date: 11/12/2012 at 16:48:39

Franklin “Frank” Washington Bower – November 7, 1871 – August 25, 1942

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FUNERAL SERVICES HELD ON FRIDAY FOR F. W. BOWER

Funeral services were held Friday at Nashua for f. W. Bower, 70, of Marble Rock, who died suddenly, at Plainfield, last Tuesday. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery at marble Rock.

Mr. Bower had operated a café in Plainfield since April, and had sold it, and purchased a home in Nashua. He was loading his household good on a truck when he suddenly died.

He is survived by one son, Glenn Bower of Nashua, one daughter; Mrs. Clifton Sours of Marble Rock; and also two grandsons and two granddaughters.
His wife preceded him in death approximately a year and one-half ago.

Greene Recorder, Greene, Iowa, Wednesday September 2, 1942

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Franklin Washington Bower was born November 7, 1871 in Clayton County, Iowa, the son of Benjamin Bower and Elizabeth (Sweigart) Bower. (parents from 1925 Iowa Census)

He married Ethel Aimie Cates, the daughter of Albert Cates and Mary Ann (Nicholson) Cates.


 

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