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ELLIOTT, Charles 1893-1925

ELLIOTT, CUMMINGS

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/23/2015 at 22:36:15

Charles Elliott Summoned

Chas. Elliott passed away this (Thursday) morning at 3:30 at the J. B. Calderwood home in this city following an illness of long duration with Bright's disease.

Charles had sought relief at Rochester, Minn., and at Iowa City, but the ravages of the disease could not be forestalled beyond his allotted time. Some three weeks ago he was brought from the home farm northeast of town which he had been managing the past few years to the Calderwood home, and Mrs. Elliott, who is a niece of Mrs. Calderwood, has been constantly with him. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Elliott, of Waterloo, have also been here much of the time the past few weeks.

There are left to mourn his death besides his wife and parents a number of sisters and other relatives and a host of sympathizing neighbors and friends.

Funeral services will be held from the J. B. Calderwood home at 2 o'clock next Saturday afternoon and from the First Presbyterian church at 2:30.

Obituary next week.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 November 1925, pg 1

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Obituary of Chas. Elliott

Funeral services for Charles R. Elliott who died Thursday morning following an illness of long duration, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian church, following a prayer service at the J. R. Calderwood home at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Chambers officiated.

Member of the I.O.O.F. and Rebekah lodges attended in a body.

Charles was born July 18, 1893, in Lincoln township, Grundy county, where he spent his entire life. He was married to Gertrude Cummings June 12, 1918. To this union was born one child, a daughter, who died shortly after birth.

Surviving, besides the wife, are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Elliott, sisters Mabel and Sadie, Waterloo; Cora of Charleson, N. Dak.; and Esther, of Des Moines. One sister, Elsie, preceded him in death.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 November 1925, pg 7


 

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