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CAVENEE, Dr. W.R.: Died 1974

CAVENEE, KEIN, NEWBERG, SHAW, SMITH

Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 10/5/2020 at 14:01:54

Fairfield (Ia.) Ledger
Saturday, Sept. 7, 1974

Death Takes Dr. Cavenee

Dr. W.R. Cavenee, 81, retired veterinarian, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack about 6:30 p.m. Friday at his home, 204 S. Maple.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church with the Rev. J. Ed Dorman officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

W.R. Cavenee was born Sept. 9, 1892, east of Lockridge in Henry County. He was the son of Oliver and Isabelle Kein Cavenee. He was reared in the Lockridge Community and graduated from Kansas City Veterinary College in 1914.

His marriage to Mildred Newberg took place in May, 1913, at Mount Pleasant. She preceded him in death Feb. 14, 1963.

Dr. Cavenee had been a resident of Fairfield for the past 36 years, retiring ten years ago. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and a life member of the Fairfield Elks.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Juanit Shaw, Wilmette, Ill., and Mrs. Virginia smith, Scottsdale, Arizona; two sons, Kenneth, Chicago, and Jack, Fairfield; also five grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Dr. Cavenee was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral Home.

(Transcribed for genealogical purposes only. I am of no relation.)


 

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