William McKibban (1926)
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Date: 3/13/2011 at 08:56:36
The Winterset Madisonian
Thursday, February 18, 1926
Death of WILL McKIBBEN
Will McKibben of Grand River township, whose illness with kidney trouble was noted last week, died early Friday morning at the Winterset hospital at the age of fifty-four years. Mr. McKibben was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Josiah McKibben and was born and raised in Monroe township. He took ill last fall with kidney trouble and gradually grew worse. He is survived by his wife and three children and by three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Athey at the Methodist church in Macksburg and burial was made in the Clarke cemetery.
Coordinator's note: Transcribed as published, surname is spelled "McKibban" by this family.
Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
February 18, 1926, Macksburg News, page 9
William McKibban passed away February 12th at the Winterset hospital. Funeral services were held from the family residence northeast of town on Sunday afternoon, Rev. Athey of the M. E. Church conducted the services. Music was furnished by a mixed quartet consisting of Mrs. Neva Porter, Miss Logren, Carl L. and L. A. Conway.
The Winterset Madisonian
Thursday, February 25, 1926
Page 4, Column 5
William McKibben, son of Josiah and Loucindia McKibben, was born in Madison county, Iowa, May 13, 1871, passed away in the hospital at Winterset February 12, 1926, at the age of 54 years, 8 months and 29 days.
On January 27, 1897, he was married to Miss Laura M. Shaw. To this union was born three sons and one daughter; Ray died in infancy. Stella, Roy and Everett still remain in the parental home and helped care for their father in his sickness.
Besides his devoted companion and children, he leaves to mourn their loss, two sisters and three brothers. They are Mrs. A. W. Callison, Earlham; Mrs. Walter Ross, Lorimor; Joseph, Winterset; Austin, Elliott; Fred, Lorimor; and many other relatives and friends.
The departed was a devoted husband and father and in his quiet and cheerful way tried to instill into the home the precious things that go to make the home an enjoyable and attractive place of abode. Though he never became a member of any church, his inclinations were with the Methodist to which he gave of his means to support, that the world might be made better.
Funeral services were held at the home Sunday, February 14, 1926, at 2 p. m., conducted by Rev. Athey, pastor of the M. E. church of Macksburg. Interment was made at the Clark Cemetery.
Transcriber's note: Transcribed as published, surname is "McKibban" per parent's gravestone.
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