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BUFFINGTON, Clifford 1863-1941


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/28/2010 at 14:32:15

C. A. Buffington Dies From Stroke At Reinbeck

Clifford A. Buffington died at the home of his daughter Mrs. Luther A. Morrill, at Reinbeck Sunday morning (31 August 1941). He suffered a stroke of apoplexy two days before from which he was unable to revive. He was 78 years old and had been a resident of Grundy county 49 years.

Funeral services were held at the French funeral home in Reinbeck Tuesday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. C. Hickman. Burial was by the side of the wife in the cemetery at Morrison.

Mr. Buffington was born in Maryland, May 1, 1863, son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Buffington. On Dec. 24, 1891, he was married at Grand Chain, Ill., to Miss Belle Moyer. In 1892 they came with his parents to a farm in Grundy county. Later he moved to a farm southeast of Morrison. In 1918 he moved to Morrison. In 1932 they came to Reinbeck to make their home with their daughter. Mrs. Buffington died in 1934.

Surviving children are: Lloyd Buffington, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Leota Morrill, Parkersburg, and Donald Buffington, Hudson. One brother and two sisters, H. C. Buffington, Morrison, Mrs. John W. Dew, Morrison, and Mrs. Emma Grenner, Freeport, Ill., also survive.

He was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America.

Several from here attended the funeral services for Cliff Buffington, held at the French funeral home in Reinbeck, Tuesday afternoon. Interment was made in the Morrison cemetery.
--4 September 1941


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