ELLIOTT, William 1868-1933
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/14/2015 at 19:13:26
Former Morrison Man Dies Suddenly in W'loo
William "Bob" Elliott died very suddenly at Waterloo last Thursday afternoon. He had been at work during the day at the Rath packing plant, Waterloo. He was stricken with heart failure on his way home from work and he died almost instantly. He had been employed with the Rath Packing company during the past twenty years.
Mr. Elliott was 65 years old. He was born on a farm near Morrison and grew up there. For a few years he worked in a meat market in Grundy Center, after which he opened a meat market in Morrison which he operated until he left for Waterloo about twenty years ago.
Funeral services were held at Waterloo last Saturday. Burial was in the Morrison cemetery.
The wife, one son and three daughters survive. They all reside in Waterloo. One son who was a World War veteran died shortly after he returned from the service.
He is survived by his widow and five children, four daughters, Mary, Margaret, Ivadel and Mrs. M. A. Walker, and one son, Harry, all at home. Four brothers, Claude, Grundy Center, Herbert, Gladbrook, Jas., Waterloo, and Edward, Morrison, and two sisters, Mrs. R. J. Misner and Mrs. M. O. Haines, both of Waterloo, also survive.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 September 1933, pg 1
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