PURCELL, Tom 1866-1931
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/2/2015 at 16:16:18
Tom Purcell Dies At Hospital At Iowa City
Tom Purcell died at the hospital in Iowa City last Saturday from heart trouble. He went to the hospital six weeks ago for treatment. He was sick most of the past year.
His remains were sent to Grundy Center Monday night and burial was made in the Grundy cemetery Tuesday.
Mr. Purcell was 65 years old. He came here from Illinois twenty years ago. He was employed as a farm hand a good share of the time. His wife died in Illinois a short time before he came to Grundy Center. He has one daughter, Mrs. E. F. Shafer, from Struthers, Ill. He has one son who has not been heard from for several years.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 24 December 1931, pg 1
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