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Kavanaugh, Edward Jr. 1879-1939


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 5/21/2019 at 12:03:59

Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, Iowa
Wednesday, February 22, 1939

Edward Kavanaugh, 59, a truck gardener in Fairacres addition, Leeds, died Tuesday in a hospital after an extended sickness of a heart ailment. Mr. Kavanaugh was born September 4, 1879, in Plymouth county.

Surviving are the widow, Nellie, and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Beaulieu of near Hinton and Mrs. John Finnegan of Fairmont, Minn.

The body is at the O’Toole-Gunne funeral home pending completion of arrangements.

Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, Iowa
Thursday, February 23, 1939

Funeral services for Edward Kavanaugh, 59, a truck gardener in Fairacres addition, Leeds, who died Tuesday in a hospital, will be held at 1 o’clock this afternoon in the O’Toole-Gunn chapel. Rev. J. E. Feller, pastor of Wesley Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
February 28, 1939
Edward Kavanaugh Claimed by Death
Was Well Known Market Gardener Many Years

Edward Kavanaugh, 59, longtime Plymouth county farmer, died in a Sioux City hospital Tuesday, after a long illness of heart disease.

Mr. Kavanaugh was born in Plymouth county September 4, 1879. The last two years he lived on an acreage near Leeds.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie, and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Beaulieu of Hinton, and Mrs. John Finnegan of Fairmont, Minnesota.
Funeral services were held Thursday in the O’Toole-Gunn chapel in Sioux City, Rev. J. E. Feller of Wesley Methodist church, officiating.

Alt Spellings: Kavanaugh, Kavanagh, Cavanagh, Cavanaugh

Iowa State Department of Health-Division of Vital Statistics
Certificate of Death
Woodbury County, Iowa
Township of Sioux
City of Leeds
Location: St. Vincent’s Hospital
Name of Deceased: Edward Kavanaugh
Residence in County: Fair Acres, Leeds
Husband of: Nellie Kavanaugh
Date of Birth: Sept. 4th, 1879
Age: 59 years, 5 months, 17 days
Trade or Profession: Farmer
Total Time spent in this occupation: Lifetime
Birth Place: Plymouth County, Iowa
Date of Death: Feb. 21, 1939
Principal cause of death
Cerebral hemorrhage Date of onset: Feb. 19, 1939
Arteriole scoliosis Date of onset: 1937
Name of Father: Edward Kavanaugh, Sr.; born Ireland
Maiden Name of Mother: Julia Dorsey; born Ireland
Informant: Nellie Kavanaugh, Leeds, Ia.
Burial Place: Memorial
Date of burial: February 23, 1939
Licensed Embalmer: M.A. O’Toole


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