HOOK, Harm B. 1843-1917
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/4/2017 at 11:29:35
Harm Hook Is Dead
Harm Hook died at the home of his son, George, west of town at an early hour Tuesday morning. Old age largely was the cause of his death. He had been failing gradually for the past few years but he was confined to the house less than a month before his death.
Funeral services will be held at Drake's church on Friday afternoon of this week.
Mr. Hook was in the seventies. He was one of the oldest settlers in this section and lived here continually from the time that he first came. His wife died a little less than a year ago.
Mr. Hook was the father of five children, four of them are living. The only daughter died about twelve years ago. The surviving children are Ben, George, Rudolph and Lupke, all of this county. Mr. Hook always held the respect and confidence of all who knew him.
--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 November 1917, pg 2
A Colfax Old Settler Dies
Harm Hook Passed Away Monday at Age of 74 Years
Harm Hook, one of Colfax township's early settlers, passed away at his home Monday after an illness of some duration, his age being 74 years and 16 days. Mr. Hook has been a resident of Grundy county for about fifty years, settling here in the sixties. The funeral service will be held tomorrow from the Drake church.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 15 November 1917, pg 1
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