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Lester Homer Burd


Posted By: Treva Patterson (email)
Date: 4/29/2006 at 11:11:48

Winterset Madisonian
September 1925

Lester H. Burd

Lester Homer Burd, son of Simeon and Mary Burd, was born Nov. 27, 1865 near Peru on what is known as the Burd farm, where he grew to manhood. He departed this life, Sept. 12, 1925. He was married Feb. 10, 1891 to Miss Rose M. Armbrest of Winterset. Their entire married life with the exception of 20 months, was spent in Winterset. To this union was born four children: Cecil Rex of Des Moines, Robert Roscoe of Winterset, Iver Casper, deceased August (illegible date), and Mary L. of Winterset.

Mr. Burd united with the Church of Christ some 15 years ago and has been an active member ever since in the Bible school and church. He was also a loyal member of the I.O.O.F. and Rebekah orders. He was a kind husband and father, loyal to his faith and a patient sufferer. Besides his devoted wife and children, he leaves his aged mother, two sisters and four brothers. Funeral services conducted by his pastor, Rev. F. Clare McCallon, were held at the Methodist church on Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock and burial made in the Winterset cemetery.


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