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Fred Mustapha (1886-1930)

MUSTAPHA, SHOWALTER, LORCH

Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 2/25/2021 at 11:55:58

Funeral services weree held Friday afternoon at the Methodist church for Fred Mustapha, who passed away on Tuesday of last week, October 7.

Fred Mustapha, son of Adolph and Nancy Mustapha, was born in Brooklyn, Iowa on November 14, 1886, and lived there until 1899 when he moved with his parents to Osceola county, Iowa where he grew to manhood. In the spring of 1914, he went to Minnesota where he engaged in farming for several years. He then came back to Iowa where he spent two years on the farm. Two years ago last spring, he moved to a farm near Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he has since lived.

On September 18, 1930, he was seriously injured by being run over by a corn binder. He was taken to the hospital where he received the best of care, but to no avail. On October 7 at 11:30 a.m. he passed away very suddenly.

He leaves to mourn his loss his mother, Mrs. Nancy Mustapha of Hartley, Iowa; three brothers and three sisters, Jerry Mustapha of Elkton, South Dakota, William and John Mustapha of Hartley, Mrs. Oliver Showalter of Elkton, South Dakota, Mrs. Walter Lorch of Hartley, and Miss Mary Mustapha, also of Hartley, besides three nieces, two nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

His father preceded him in death nearly ten years ago. At the time of his death he had reached the age of 43 years, 10 months, and 23 days.

Services were conducted at Sioux Falls and the remains were brought to Hartley where services were held Friday afternoon with Rev. Lombard in charge. Interment was in Pleasant View cemetery.

Hartley (Iowa) Sentinel, 16 Oct 1930, p5


 

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