HARE, David H. (1867-1940)
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Date: 4/2/2020 at 16:15:58
David Henry Hare
(May 12, 1867 – August 4, 1940)
Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, Iowa, Thurs., Aug 8, 1940, p.1, col.2
Final Rites For David Hare; Battle Creek Resident Passes Away On August 4
Battle Creek – Funeral services were held Wednesday, p.m. at the Presbyterian church for David Hare, Rev. A. F. Rumbaugh read the service. David Henry Hare, son of Jacob and Mary Lenk Hare was born May 12, 1867 near Sterling, Ill, and passed away August 4, at his home near Battle Creek, after an illness of some duration, age 73 years, 3 months and 22 days. Mr. Hare came to Battle Creek at the age of 12 and with his parents lived on the farm now occupied by his brother. March 18, 1896 he was married to Elizabeth Rarey. Five children were born to them, two daughters and a son dying in infancy. He was a member of the board of education here and was serving his third term. A resident here for more than 61 years, he had acquired a legion of friends. He will be missed as a loving husband and father, a good neighbor, and a jovial and loyal friend. Surviving are the widow, two daughters, Mrs. Fay Jensen of Battle Creek and Mrs. Mary Montgomery of Seymour, Ind., six grandchildren, one brother, Len J. Hare of Battle Creek, three sisters, Mrs. Alice Slater of Isanti, Minn.; Mrs. Josie Dutler and Mrs. Elizabeth Ross of Ida Grove, a large number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends. A quartet composed of Mrs. J. J. Schmidt, Mrs. Mary Hall, H. M. Schmidt and Robert Boysen sang, “The Old Rugged Cross,” “Rock of Ages,” and “Never Alone.” Pall bearers were Dr. G. S. Millice, Dan Spotts, Martin Lenth, Asa Hoffmeister, Charles Bannister and C. H. Hoyer. Christensen’s Funeral Home was in charge. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery at Battle Creek.
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