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Ersie Victor Clark (1933)

CLARK, JONES

Posted By: Treva Patterson
Date: 2/2/2007 at 15:09:42

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, May 4, 1933

E. V. CLARK

E. V. Clark, a native of Douglas township in this county, who was found dead in Burlington last Friday, was brought to Winterset and buried in the McDonald cemetery Tuesday.

Mr. Clark left Madison county in 1917. He has for many years been employed in the railroad shops at Burlington.

Funeral services were held in Burlington Monday.

The deceased is survived by his wife and three children of Burlington, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Clark of Douglas township and several brothers and sisters of this county.
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The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, May 4, 1933
Page 5, Column 5

SERVICES TUESDAY FOR ERSIE CLARK

Ersie Clark, 40, son of William Clark of Douglas township, who was found dead in an empty house in Burlington, after an absence of four days, was brought here for burial Tuesday morning. Services were conducted at the McDonald cemetery by the Rev. A. R. Weed.

Mr. Clark who was a railroad man, had been out of work and was despondent over financial matters. The body was found in the basement of the house where he had evidently turned on the gas. Two wrenches which he supposed to have taken with him, were in the basement.

Mrs. Clark was Miss Kate Jones, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jones, both deceased.

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