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COBIE, Arend J. 1868-1949


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/3/2016 at 22:38:26

Last Rites For Arend J. Cobie This Afternoon

Rev. C. F. Siemsen will conduct last rites for Arend J. Cobie, 81, Thursday afternoon, September 22, at 1:00 o'clock from his late home and at 1:30 o'clock in the Eastfriesland church. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr. Cobie was born on May 5, 1868 in Grundy county, the son of Joe and Flora Cobie.

In 1892 he was joined in marriage with Tena Schafer who passed away September 21, 1903. Six children were born to this union. Two died in infancy and one daughter died at the age of 14.

He farmed in this vicinity until about 1914.

He was united in marriage to Miss Grace Waterman, February 1, 1922. They immediately established their home in Ackley, and they continued in the same home to the last.

Mr. Cobie had been a patient sufferer for many years. About four years ago, he was seriously ill but regained his strength. He passed away Monday, September 19, with the cause of death due to a heart condition.

He is survived by his widow, three children, Mrs. Dick Johnson, Avon, S.D., Richard, on the home place south of Ackley, and Hannah in Ackley; three brothers, Henry, Charles and Johannes all of Ackley; two sisters, Mrs. Menno Meints and Mrs. Ailt Krull of Ackley; and four grandchildren, Bernard Cobie, Christ, Richard and Arnold Johnson.

--Ackley World-Journal (Ackley, Iowa), 22 September 1949, pg 1


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