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Warren Earl Hiatt (1940)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler
Date: 2/5/2012 at 10:37:29

Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
September 25, 1940
Page 5

Peru Happenings

The funeral of W. E. Hiatt was held at the church here Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. Howard Machlan, and burial was made in the Peru cemetery. Mr. Hiatt had been in poor health for the past year, but since last February had not been able to carry on his business as agent for the Standard Oil company. He took worse and was taken to the Winterset hospital where he lived only a few days, passing away on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. His son-in-law Woodrow Haymond has been in charge of the filling station since he took sick.

Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, September 26, 1940

W.E. Hiatt, 54, Dies in Hospital
Was lifetime Resident of Peru. Is Survived by Wife and Daughter.

W.E. Hiatt, 54-year-old business man of Peru, died Wednesday afternoon of last week at the Winterset hospital, following a short illness.

Mr. Hiatt was well known in this community, having been a resident of Madison county during his entire life. His occupation was formerly carpenter work and at the time of his death he operated the Standard Filling Station in Peru.

Walter Earlh Hiatt was the third child of Lewis and Avrilla Hiatt and was born on Sept. 24, 1885. He was married to Maude M. Dowler in 1915, and to this union one daughter, Nola Zain, was born. He lived in Peru all of his life. He was 54 years, 11 months and five days old.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. W.W. Haymond; two sisters, Mrs. Dale Hylton of Winterset; Mrs. Paul Hulbert of Martensdale; three brothers, Jesse Hiatt of Kidder, Mo.; Verion Hiatt of Selah, Wash.; and Melvin Hiatt of Murray, as well as numerous friends and other relatives. His parents, three sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at two o'clock in the Peru Methodist church, conducted by the Rev. J.H. Machlan. Burial was made in the Peru cemetery. Pallbearers were Ival Rhyno, Carroll Beverlin, Jim Street, Darwin Stevens, Byron Fenimore and Alvin Nichols.


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