PELTON, C. A. 1872-1931
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Date: 8/27/2015 at 21:14:35
C. A. Pelton Dies At Home In Parkersburg
Was Engaged in Business in Grundy Center Several Years
C. A. Pelton died at his home in Parkersburg on the evening of May 3rd. He had been in failing health several months as the result of an injury sustained while at work in a factory at Waterloo. He was 59 years old.
Mr. Pelton was employed as a clerk in Grundy Center several years and later owned and operated a cafe in the building now occupied by the Halden Drug store. He left here five years ago.
Surviving relatives are the wife and three sons, Harold, who is serving in the Navy and who is stationed at Nicaragua, and Eugene and Wayne who are at home.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Engelkes funeral home.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 May 1931, pg 1
Mr. Chas. Pelton of Parkersburg died Thursday of complications caused from a hurt on his head in December. He was brought to Beaman for burial Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Pelton will be remembered by her friends more under her maiden name, Minnie Miller, the only daughter of Henry and Mary Miller. They lived in Beaman a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Pelton lived in Grundy Center several years, owning a restaurant there. He leaves to mourn his loss one son by his first wife, an engineer on the panama canal, he was not able to get here, and two sons to the second union, one 14 and one 16 years old. Mrs. Pelton has her home at Parkersburg so will live there for a while. Mr. Alexander of Conrad brought the body down with two roads being under construction. They were forced to go around by Ackley through Marshalltown and did not arrive till five o'clock. Our sympathy to the family.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 May 1931, pg 11
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