PRICE, John 1875-1954
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/22/2013 at 11:04:41
John Price Died In Waterloo
John Price, who spent all of his active life in Grundy county, died Tuesday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Paul Hays, in Waterloo. He had been in failing health for a number of years and was bedfast most of the time the past two years. The past three years he made his home with his daughter in Waterloo.
Mr. Price was engaged in farming during his active life-time and for many years owned and operated the farm directly west of Grundy Center where the Lloyd Freed family are now living.
Surviving are three sons and three daughters. The sons are, Roy, Weldon, Iowa; Harry, Cedar Falls; Ed, who is with the armed forces in Germany. The daughters are Viola, Lucille and Wilna.
Services will be held Friday at the Ferree Chapel at 1:30 and at 2:30 at the Alice Church of God. Burial will be in the family lot adjoining the church.
John S. Price was born February 4, 1875, at Newcastle, Nebraska, the son of John and Catherine Price.
After the death of his father in about 1883, his mother and family moved back to the home farm in Iowa, located just north of the Alice church in Grundy county. He was a lifelong member of the Alice church.
At the age of 17, he took over the responsibility of the home farm and on Jan. 15, 1902, was united in marriage to Mabel Shirk. The couple continued to reside on the home farm until 1910, when they moved to the Conrad vicinity. In 1915 they moved to Grundy Center, where he spent the greater part of his active life.
Also surviving are a brother, Clint, of Grundy Center, and a sister, Mr. C. A. Fultz of Osage. There are three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, in addition to a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two half-sisters and one half-brother and a brother, Sidney. His wife passed away on Dec. 2, 1933.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 March 1954, pg 6
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