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BUTLER, Frank P., Dr. 1861-1918

BUTLER, BECKMAN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2019 at 18:37:10

Dr. F. P. Butler Dead

Dr. F. P. Butler died at a hospital in Marshalltown Wednesday morning from an acute affection of the glands in the neck. He went to the hospital from Whitten some days ago. His son underwent an operation for appendicitis in the same hospital recently. The body will remain in the receiving vault for a few days and burial will take place in Grundy Center.

Dr. Butler was about 55 years old. He has been a practicing physician at Whitten for the past twenty years. He came to Grundy Center in 1884 and clerked for some time in a store here. Later he studied medicine in the office of Dr. E. A. Crouse. His wife is a daughter of Mrs. C. Beckman of this city. They have one son.

Dr. Butler was a brother of our mayor, C. E. Butler, and leaves sisters as follows: Miss Agnes Butler of Ackley, who reached here Wednesday; Miss Byrd Butler of Cedar Rapids, who came today; and Mrs. J. H. Blewett of Eugene, Oregon, who will reach Grundy Center on Saturday.

--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 31 January 1918, pg 1

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Dr. Frank P. Butler Dies

Former Grundy Citizen Passed Away in Marshalltown

Dr. Frank P. Butler, a former Grundy resident, passed away yesterday morning in the hospital at Marshalltown after an illness of some weeks. Dr. Butler is a brother of Mayor C. E. Butler and Miss Agnes Butler and Mrs. Roxie Plummer. He was in business here for a number of years but moved to Whitten about 20 years ago.

He married a daughter of Mrs. C. Beckman who, with one son, survive him. No funeral arrangements have been made, but it is probable the remains will be placed in a vault until the son, who is ill, gets out of the hospital and the weather is milder. The remains will be buried here.

--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 31 January 1918, pg 1

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Dr. Butler Dead

Dr. F. P. Butler of Whitten died Wednesday morning at the St. Thomas hospital in Marshalltown from blood poisoning due to absorption of infection in the glands of the neck. Dr. Butler was mayor of Whitten and identified with interests of the town for many years. He was born in Jacksonville, Ill.

--The Eldora Herald (Eldora, Iowa), 31 January 1918, pg 5

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General septicemia, due to absorption of infection caused by enlarged glands of the neck, caused the death Wednesday of Dr. F. P. Butler, of Whitten, for twenty-two years a practicing physician of that place, and mayor of Whitten. Dr. Butler had been ill for six weeks.

--Iowa Falls Sentinel (Iowa Falls, Iowa), 5 February 1918, pg 6

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The funeral service of Dr. F. P. Butler was held from the house Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. Henry Allhouse officiating. The body was taken to Grundy Center Tuesday for burial in the family mausoleum.

--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 February 1918, pg 4


 

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