NEWTON, Ed 1875-1933
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/15/2015 at 06:59:56
Ed Newton Died Suddenly in Chair Tuesday Night
Ed Newton died suddenly from heart failure while seated in a chair at his home Tuesday night. He and William Kennedy had been keeping house together in the McCullough cottage. Tom Sullivan was there for the night with them. Kennedy had gone to bed. Sullivan went to sleep while seated in a chair and when he woke up about 8 o'clock Wednesday morning he saw Newton seated in a chair by the side of the bed with his chin resting on his chest. When he went over to awaken him he discovered that Newton was dead.
County Coroner L. D. Coffman was called at once. He believed that Newton died about midnight. The body was taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. Ross Long. Funeral services will be held from the home Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The services will be conducted by Rev. J. B. Bird.
Ed Newton was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Newton. He was born on a Grundy county farm 58 years ago on the 20th of last June.
Surviving relatives are the father and mother, two brothers, Harry and Sam, two sisters, Mrs. Ross Long and Mrs. Wm. Mutch.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 9 November 1933, pg 1
Edgar Henry Newton, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Newton, passed away early Wednesday morning, Nov. 8. He was born on a Grundy county farm June 20, 1875. He grew to manhood on a farm northeast of Grundy Center. He spent most of his life in Grundy county except fifteen years in Charles City at the Hart-Parr factory. During the war he was engaged in the manufacture of shells on the government contract and afterwards he worked at Belmond in the beet sugar factory. Of late years he has been in Grundy Center.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the home of his sister, Mrs. A. R. Long. Rev. Bird of the Methodist church conducted the services.
Surviving relatives are the father and mother, two brothers, Harry E. and Samuel S., two sisters, Mrs. Ross Long and Mrs. Will Mutch, several nieces and nephews, besides many friends.
Out of town relatives present were E. E. Newton, Cedar Falls; Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Newton and son Russell, Hampton; Charles Long, Des Moines, Mrs. Leonard Laufer, Gladbrook; and Mrs. Raymond Brown, Tipton.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 23 November 1933, pg 10
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