WILLARD, William D. 1884-1956
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/4/2016 at 21:59:05
Former Whitten Man Dies in Kansas
William Dexter Willard a former resident of the Whitten community died last Thursday in a hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas. Cancer was the cause of his death. He was the father of Mrs. Harold E. Wilson and Mrs. Clarence Slifer. Another daughter, Mrs. Fred Adams lives in Albemarle, North Carolina.
Harold Engelkes drove to Leavenworth on Friday and brought the body to Grundy Center in the Engelkes ambulance. The body remained at the Engelkes funeral home until Monday when funeral services were held in the Christian church at Whitten. The body was buried by the side of his wife at the Benson cemetery. The wife died in 1920. The family were still living in Whitten when the mother died. Later he moved to Tonganoxie, Kansas. He was 70 years old. Surviving besides the three daughters are a brother and a sister.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 January 1956, pg 2
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