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HAWN, Ruth 1917-1972


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 5/4/2010 at 15:54:56

GRUNDY CENTER Services for Mrs. Burgess (Ruth) Hawn, 54, who died Thursday morning at a Waterloo hospital of cancer, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church; burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Phillip and Luverne, both of Grundy Center, and Douglas stationed with the army at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Lloyd Wagoner of Ackley, two sisters, Mrs. William Wedberg of Shell Lake, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Donald Kiewiet of Cedar Falls; and five grandchildren.

Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in charge.

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Thursday, April 20, 1972]


Rites Saturday For Ruth Hawn

Mrs. Burgess Hawn, 54, of Grundy Center, died Thursday at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, where she had been a patient for 24 days.

She had been in failing health for some time due to carcinoma.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Grundy Center with Rev. Harold Wagner officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center.

Pall bearers were Gordon Akers, Ronald Hawn, Paul Vogt, Ronald Kiewiet, Jerry Huisman and Craig Kiewiet. Mrs. Clarence Schultz and Mrs. George Rohwer were in charge of floral arrangements.

Warren Feller and Don Palmer were ushers. Members of the Grundy Center Fire Department provided cars for the family.

Ruth Wagoner Hawn was born December 30, 1917, in Palermo township, Grundy County, the daughter of Owen Earl and Ethel M. Meyers Wagoner.

She was married to Burgess Hawn on April 17, 1938, in Grundy Center.

Mrs. Hawn was a member of the United Methodist Church, Rebekahs and Cedar Falls Alons.

She is survived by her husband; three sons, Philip and Luverne of Grundy Center and Douglas, who is serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; one brother, Lloyd Wagoner of Ackley; two sisters, Mrs. William (Blanche) Weberg of Shell Rock, Wis.; and Mrs. Ronald (Alice) Kiewiet of Cedar Falls; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and one brother.

Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lunch was served following the service by the wives of Grundy Center Fire Department members.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 27 April 1972, pg 3


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