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Banks, Orel "Chuck" 1907-1994

BANKS, ROSS, DEROCHER

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 5/18/2007 at 13:12:16

OREL BANKS

AKRON, Iowa --- Orel “Chuck” Banks, 87, of Akron died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 1994, at his home after a long illness.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron with Monsignor Gerald Lyon officiating. Burial will be in the Ellendale Cemetery, rural Merrill. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today, with a Scriptural prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.

Mr. Banks was born Jan. 10, 1907, near Westfield, the son of Joseph and Florence (Ross) Banks. He married Nona DeRocher Aug. 6, 1934, in Sioux City. She died in March 1986. A lifelong area farmer, he retired in 1970.

Mr. Banks was a former board member of the Plymouth County Rural Electrification Association.

Survivors include a son, Joe, and his wife, Caryl Banks of Akron; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four brothers……..[the copy runs out here]

~Source: Sioux City Journal
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Another Obituary:

Orel "Chuck" Banks, 87, of Akron died Tuesday, Aug. 23,
1994, at his home after a long illness.

Services were held Thursday, Aug. 25, 1994 at St. Patrick's
Catholic church in Akron with Monslgnor Gerald Lyon officiating.
Pat Bernard was organist.

Burial was in the Ellendale Cemetery, rural Merrill, under
direction of Schroe-der Funeral Home in Akron.

Casketbearers were Jeffrey Banks, Jerry Banks, Jon
Banks, Jamie Banks, Hugh Zavadil, Julie Zavadil, Jodi
Basart and Dave Basart.

Mr. Banks was born Jan. 10, 1907. near Westfield, the son of
Joseph and Florence (Ross) Banks. He married Nona DeRocher
Aug. 6, 1934, in Sioux City. She died in March 1986. A
lifelong area farmer, he retired in 1970.

Mr. Banks was a former board member of the Plymouth County
Rural Electrification Association.

Survivors include a son, Joe and his wife, Caryl Banks of
Akron; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four broth
ers, Belmer, Wurth, Emmett and Arden, all of Westfield, and
a sister, Mrs. Roy (Marion) Postlewaite of Westfield.

He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, September 1, 1994
Akron, Iowa

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