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John O. Hircock (1940)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 6/24/2007 at 08:26:15

Winterset Madisonian - March 27, 1940
Winterset, Iowa


Winterset Resident Stricken While at Work; Was 68 Years Old

John O. Hircock of Winterset died suddenly last Thursday. His death occurred at the Winterset community auction where he was employed. He became ill suddenly there and died within a few minutes. He was 68 years of age.

Mr. Hircock was a life-long resident of Madison county. He was born here on Sept. 29, 1871, the son of William and Elizabeth Hircock. On Oct. 4, 1893, he was married to Anna C. Jackson. They were the parents of six children, all of whom survive him.

In addition to his wife, he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Alma Hull and Mrs. Almira Hampton, both of Des Moines, and Mrs. Regina Hayden of Peru; three sons, Ray Hircock of Winterset, Raymond Hircock of Des Moines and Donald Hircock at home; 17 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Viola Beem of Winterset and Mrs. Flora Kennedy of Merna, Neb.; three brothers, Willie Hircock of Anselmo, Neb., Fred Hircock of Merna, Neb., and Charlie Hircock of Glendale, Ariz.

Funeral services were held from Ramsey-Richards funeral home in Winterset Saturday, in charge of the Rev. F. F. Schwindt of Des Moines. Burial was made in the Winterset cemetery.


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