DEVRIES, John 1877-1903
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/12/2017 at 13:25:32
Death of John DeVries
John DeVries, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Rolf DeVries of Lincoln township, died at his home in Lincoln township Monday morning at 8 o'clock after an illness of three weeks. He was born Aug. 1, 1877 and was therefore nearly 26 years of age. About three weeks ago he was taken sick with pneumonia, and later with intusception or telescoping of the bowels. Saturday night he was taken also with the mumps which caused increased heart action resulting in hemorrhage from which he died. The funeral services will be held today at the Schafer church west of Fern at 11 o'clock. Besides his parents deceased leaves three brothers and one sister.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 April 1903, pg 4
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