LATHROP, Ernest Wesley 'Ernie' 1911 - 1978
LATHROP, SHIRKEY, LYONS, CAVIN, ANDERSON, GRIFFIN, BAILEY
Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 2/5/2012 at 21:42:40
"The Fairfield Ledger"
Tuesday, May 2, 1978
E. LATHROP Rites Set
Services for Ernest "Ernie" LATHROP, 67, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Hickman officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
Members of the family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight, Tuesday, from 7 to 8 p.m.
LATHROP died at 7:55 a.m. Monday at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. The family home is Ranch Trailer Court.
Ernest Wesley LATHROP was born June 24, 1911, in Fairfield. His parents were Joseph and Jessie SHIRKEY LATHROP. He was reared and educated in Fairfield and was married to Mary LYONS, July 1, 1939, at Memphis, Mo.
He had worked for 17 years for Universal Producing Co. as a warehouseman.
Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Delores CAVIN, Ollie; Karen ANDERSON, Mount Pleasant; two sons, Mike, Mediapolis; Jack, Fairfield; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. George GRIFFIN and Wilma BAILEY, both of Fairfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.
Note: Buried in Lot Devotion A 198 - space 1. Wife Mary Elizabeth 'Betty' died in 2004 and is buried beside him in space 2.
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