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SIRDOREUS, William Arthur 1884-1973


Posted By: Volunteer: Sherri
Date: 11/8/2013 at 08:45:11

The Fairfield Ledger
Saturday, Oct. 13, 1973


Arthur SIRDOREUS, 89, lifetime resident of Jefferson County, died at 5 a.m. Friday at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. He had been a patient in the hospital for the past two weeks where he underwent surgery Wednesday.

Last rites will be at the Weston Behner Funeral Home Monday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ned Gillum in charge. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

SIRDOREUS had been a patient at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Indianola since Dec. 1, 1972.

William Arthur SIRDOREUS was born July 10, 1884, in Jefferson County, the son of John and Emma MARION SIRDOREUS. He was employed by Jefferson County for many years before his retirement. The family home was at 605 S. Third. He was a member of the Christian Church.

His marriage to Vera F. McCUMBER took place Jan. 15, 1914. She died Feb. 12, 1970.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ila R. STOWE, Hawthorne, Calif., and Mrs. Erma SHEPHERD, Des Moines; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was the last of a family of eight children.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.

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

Admin. note: Buried in Lot Devotion A 146 - space 4; wife Vera is beside him in space 5.


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