Kanago, John 1863 - 1920
Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/4/2011 at 12:17:46
WAS OLD RESIDENT, JOHN KANAQO LIVED HERE NEARLY ALL HIS LIFE, CAME FROM SWEDEN WHEN A BOY
Deceased Was a Well Known and Popular Farmer In Johnson Township
Funeral Was Held on Saturday at the Adaville Church.
John Kanago, a resident of Plymouth County since childhood, died at his home near Akron, Friday, after a brief illness of two weeks. Mr. Kanago had been suffering from trouble with his teeth and recently had them extracted. Infection set in following the operation and spread through his system causing the illness which proved fatal.
Mr. Kanago was nearly fifty-seven years of age. He was born in Sweden on November 8, 1863 and came with his parents to America when a small child in 1869. The Kanago family were among the very early settlers in Plymouth County and located in the Adaville vicinity in the west part of the county. John Kanago attended the country schools, assisted in the farm work and mastered the carpenter trade which ho followed.
Mr. Kanago never married. Of late he made his home with a sister, Mrs. Wm. Waterbury, near Akron.
He leaves to mourn his death his three brothers Charles, of Akron, Myron, of Webster. S. D., Hugo, of Le Mars, and two sisters, Mrs. Wm Waterbury, of Akron and Mrs. Marvin Brown, resident in South Dakota.
The funeral was held Sunday at the Adaville church and was largely attended by friends and old neighbors.
Mr. Kanago was a good citizen and neighbor and was held In high esteem in the community where he lived nearly all his life.
Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
Tuesday, October 26, 1920
Le Mars, Iowa
John Kanago. who was buried in the Pleasant Valley cemetery on Sunday
Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, October 28, 1920
Plymouth Obituaries maintained by Linda Ziemann.
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