HERBISON, John C. 1881-1969
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/18/2016 at 19:47:59
Former Area Farmer Passes Away in Cedar Falls
Former Dike area farmer, John C. Herbison, 87, passed away at the Sartori Memorial Hospital, Cedar Falls, last Sunday afternoon of complications of age.
Funeral services were to be held yesterday, Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 29, at the Dahl-VanHove Funeral Home in Cedar Falls with the Rev. Jack Singleton officiating. Burial was to be in the Elmwood Cemetery at Dike.
He was born Dec. 17, 1881, in Ireland. He was married to Elizabeth Miller in Ireland on July 12, 1903. He came to the United States in 1909 and began farming in the Dike area--farming for sometime on the farm now occupied by Steven Doorley. He moved to Cedar Falls in 1942 and worked at the Wagner Manufacturing Co. until he retired in 1953.
He is survived by a daughter, Isabelle Kettwig of the Parkview Nursing Home, Waterloo, a sister, Margaret Stewart of Ireland; four grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, a sister and three brothers.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 January 1969, pg 7
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