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HAWS, Herman 1886-1965

HAWS, DEPEW

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/22/2015 at 08:05:52

Rites Wednesday Herman Haws, 79

Herman Haws, 79, who operated a cafe at Conrad for many years, died Sunday at the Grundy Co. Memorial hospital following a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Conrad Methodist church, followed by burial in the Conrad cemetery.

The deceased was born in Tennessee but had lived in Iowa the past 53 years.

He also farmed for many years in addition to being a cafe owner.

Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Wilson, Marshalltown; two sons, Paul of Omaha and Harold, Erie, Pa.; two brothers and three grandchildren.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 25 March 1965, pg 13

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Rites Wednesday For Herman Haws

Funeral services for Herman Harrison Haws, former Conrad cafe owner who died March 21, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Conrad Methodist church with Rev. R. O. Grote officiating.

Casket bearers were Dale Keefer, Harley Long, August Metge, Don Martin, C. D. Wilson Sr. and Ronald Cox. Honorary casket bearers were B. A. Stewart, Donald Fisher, C. M. Evans, A. M. Crookshank, C. A. Bunn, J. W. St. Clair, Clare Olmstead, Ray Narber and Lee Dawson.

Special music for the service was provided by C. D. Wilson Jr. and Russell Kruse, while Mrs. Don Martin was organist. Flower attendants were Mrs. C. A. Bunn, Mrs. Donald Fisher and Mrs. Florence Corwin. Burial was in the Conrad cemetery.

Herman Harrison Haws, son of Tom and Martha Haws, was born January 8, 1886, at Jonesboro, Tennessee. One of a family of eight, he grew up and spent his boyhood in that section.

On March 8, 1908, he was married to Anna Depew of near Greenville. To this union were born one daughter, Thelma, and two sons, Harold and Paul.

Moving to Iowa in 1912, they settled on a farm in Vienna township in Marshall county. In February, 1931 they moved to Conrad, where they have since resided, and where for ten years they operated a restaurant.

It was the privilege of Mr. and Mrs. Haws to observe their fifty-seventh wedding anniversary on March 8 of this year. Death came to him on Sunday, March 21.

Those who survive are his wife, Anna; one daughter, Mrs. Thelma Wilson, Marshalltown; two sons, Harold of Erie, Pennsylvania; Paul of Omaha, Nebraska; two brothers, Roy and Tom of Tennessee, three grandchildren, Ceila Wilson, Kim and Kay Haws. He was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

Mr. Haws was a member of the Conrad Methodist church. Always a man of friendly and jovial disposition, he will be missed in this community where he was a familiar figure for many years.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 April 1965, pg 13


 

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