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KATZER, Frank Jr. 1900-1990


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/21/2013 at 10:27:48

Frank Katzer, Jr. Services Held

Frank J. Katzer, Jr., 89, was born on October 22, 1900, the son of Frank J. Sr. and Lena Klar Katzer. He died Sunday morning, January 14, 1990, at his home in Conrad, IA.

At the age of two he moved to the Conrad area with his family and attended the Palermo Township County School. He farmed for 35 years in rural Conrad, having moved to his present home in Conrad 21 years ago.

On January 8, 1925, he was united in marriage to Lucy M. Hess in Grundy Center.

He was a member of the Alice Church of God, rural Conrad, IA, the Grundy County Farm Bureau, Pine Lake Wildlife Association, Eldora, IA, Central Iowa BeeKeepers, Iowa Honey Producers and the American Honey Producers.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Lucy on December 25, 1980; and four brothers.

He is survived by two sons, Russell M. Katzer of Conrad, IA and Earl K. Katzer of Jamul, CA; three daughters, Cora Katzer of Conrad, IA, Martha (Mrs. Don) Grothe of Garden, MI and Edith Katzer of Iowa City, IA; one sister, Ida Clark of Cedar Falls, IA; three brothers, Fred Katzer of Marshalltown, IA, Raymond Katzer of Grundy Center, IA and Joe Katzer of South Windsor, CT; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Frank Katzer were held Wednesday, January 17, at 1:30 p.m. at the Alice Church of God, rural Conrad. Rev. James Snare officiated. Dorothy Callaway served as organist.

Casket bearers were Dale Katzer, Dennis Katzer, Marvin Katzer, Wayner Katzer, Roger Clark and Robert Clark.

Margaret Kline and Diane Heim served as flower bearers. Ushers were Duncan McMartin and Homer Ross.

Burial was in the Alice Cemetery, rural Conrad.

The Johnston Funeral Home of Conrad was in charge of the arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 18 January 1990, pg 9


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