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HASKIN, George 1860-1929


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/5/2015 at 07:10:01

69 Year County Resident Dies

George Haskin Died at His Home in Felix Twp. Friday

George Haskin died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Emmert, of Felix township, last Friday after a short illness. He spent his entire lifetime in Grundy county.

He was born on a farm one and a half miles north of Whitten Jan. 21st, 1860, and made his home there during his lifetime. He was a son of Morris and Louisa Haskin, who were among the earliest residents of Grundy county. Dec. 21st, 1881, he was married to Mamie Rodd. They had three children, one of whom died during infancy. The surviving children are a son, Walter, living at Estherville and Mrs. Emmert.

In midlife he united with the Methodist Episcopal church, in which he was active, influential and faithful unto the end.

His wife preceded him April 1st, 1924, and since that time he made his home with his son and daughter. He was of a quiet, unassuming disposition, yet cheerful and optimistic, bringing sunshine wherever he could.

He was for many years a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Masonic orders.

Funeral services were held at Whitten Sunday afternoon, where interment was made.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 September 1929, pg 1


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