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EASTON, Cleveland Jack 1892 - 1931


Posted By: Richard K Thompson (email)
Date: 9/26/2010 at 09:53:07

Added by Admin, October 2021 --

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Monday, June 1, 1931
Front Page, Column 7

Jack EASTON Passed Away at St. Petersburg, Fla., Early Sunday

Jack EASTON, 38, well known to many Fairfield residents, died suddenly yesterday morning following an appendix operation at St. Petersburg, Fla. At this time funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Mr. EASTON and family moved to Florida during the winter and at the time of his sickness they were planning to return to Fairfield.

He is survived by his wife and two children, Charles and Vera. He also leaves his mother, Mrs. Cynthia ERICKSON of St. Petersburg and the following brothers and sisters: Harry A. and George of St. Petersburg; Mrs. Will BARBER of Harlis, Minn.; Mrs. Jacob RINKEL of Centerville and Mrs. Ernest FUQUA of this city.


"The Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger"
Friday, June 5, 1931
Page THREE, Column 1



The body of C. Jack EASTON who passed away in Florida Monday following an appendix operation arrived in Fairfield last night accompanied by Charles EASTON.

Mrs. Jack EASTON and daughter have not arrived in Fairfield at this time. Funeral arrangements are pending their arrival.


"The Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger"
Saturday, June 6, 1931
Page TWO, Column 3

Services Will Be Held from Campbell Funeral Home at 5 o'clock

Funeral services for Jack EASTON, who passed away in Tampa, Fla. Sunday, May 31, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 5 o'clock from the Campbell funeral home. Dr. U. S. Smith of the First Methodist church will have charge. Interment in Evergreen cemetery.


"The Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger"
Saturday, June 6, 1931
Page SIX, Column 2


... --Leaving Wednesday morning from St. Petersburg, Fla., the party of Mr. and Mrs. Perry WRIGHT and daughters Helen and Alice Louise and sons Junior and Jackie, arrived in Fairfield this morning. Mrs. Jack EASTON and daughter Vera arrived here with them for the funeral of Mr. Jack EASTON, who died May 31 at Tampa, Fla. ...


"The Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger"
Monday, June 8, 1931
Page FIVE, Column 1


... --Mr. and Mrs. U. G. WRIGHT of Burlington were in Fairfield yesterday attending the funeral of their nephew, Jack EASTON, who died in Tampa, Fla., May 31. ...


Original posting by Richard K Thompson --

Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger
Tuesday June 9, 1931



Cleveland Jack EASTON was the son of Alex M. and Synthy S. DUNN EASTON and was born at Drakesville, Iowa, Nov. 10th 1892 and departed this life May 31st 1931 in the Davis Isle Municipal Hospital of Tampa, Florida at the age of 38 years 7 months and 26 days. He was married to Alice WRIGHT of Albia, Ia., on Feb. 6th 1911. To this union were born one son, Charles A. and one daughter, Vera E.

Mr. EASTON was a well known business man of Fairfield and had made his home here until Jan. 17th 1931 when he with his family went to Tampa, Fla., to spend the winter. He was employed with the United Markets of Tampa, Fla., and was the manager of the meat departments.

He joined the Baptist church at the age of 16 years at Unionville, Mo.

Funeral services were held at Tampa, Florida on June 1st and then the body was shipped here and further funeral arrangements were held on Sunday, June 7th from the Campbell Funeral Home. The minister was Rev. U. S. Smith. The pallbearers were friends of Mr. EASTON. Mr. Leonard Greenfield, Harry Knauss, Clyde Dimmitt, John Zihlman, Gus Uncrich (sic. Unkrich?) and Vern McCumber.

He leaves to mourn his departure his beloved wife and two children, Charles 1 and Vera 16. Also his aged mother Mrs. S. E. ERICHSON of Pinellas Park, Fla., two brothers George of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Harry of Tampa, Fla. All of these were at his bedside when he passed away. Three sisters, Mrs. Wm. BARBER, of Harlis, Minn., Mrs. Jake RENCKLE of Centerville, Ia., and Mrs. Ernest FUQUA of Fairfield.

Besides his relatives he leaves to mourn a host of friends.

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes. I am not related to the person(s) mentioned.


Added by Admin, October 2021 --

"The Fairfield (Iowa) Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, June 9, 1931
Page EIGHT, Column 3


Words fail to express our appreciation of the many kindnesses tendered us during our recent bereavement. We wish to thank the minister, singers, pall bearers and the givers of the many beautiful offerings to our husband and father.


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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

RKT note: Buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Iowa. 2nd.256. His widow, Alice WRIGHT EASTON, later remarried to a Harry METZ. She is buried with Jack EASTON, however, although the METZ surname also appears on her inscription.


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