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King, Warren James 1876-1946


Posted By: Plymouth County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/15/2003 at 22:16:31


Well Known Adaville Man Had Been Ill Only Short Time

Warren J. King, an early day resident of Plymouth county in the Adaville vicinity, passed away Wednesday morning (January 9, 1946) in the Akron hospital, where he had been receiving treatment for about a week for a heart ailment and complications. He attained the age of 69 years, 6 months and 25 days.

Surviving are his wife of his second marriage; four daughters, Mrs. Elva Hawkins, of LeMars; Mrs. Ione Roggow, of Burke, S.D.; Mrs. Ferne Jones, of Independence, Iowa; and Mrs. Freda Anderson, of Akron; and one son, Stanley King, of near Merrill. They have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. An obituary will be published in this paper next week. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Adaville U. B. Church.

Warren King Funeral Saturday
Prominent Plymouth County Farmer Passes Away At Akron Home

Warren James King, a prominent farmer of Plymouth county, was born June 14, 1876 near Adaville, Ia, and passed away at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 1946, in the Akron hospital, at the age of 69 years, six months and 26 days.

He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oliver King and was born on the homestead where he spent the greater part of his life.

He was married to Miss Birdie Poyzer on March 14, 1900, and to this union were born six children. This marriage was broken by death July 5, 1921, and he was married to Mrs. Anna Greene on February 27, 1935. He continued to live on the farm until they retired to their home near Akron about a year ago.

Warren King was a member of the United Brethren church of Adaville and held important offices for many years during this time.

Besides his wife, Birdie, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Elvin, his parents , two brothers, Frank and Blaine, and an infant sister.

Those left to mourn are : his wife, Anna, four daughters and a son: Elva, Mrs. Harry Hawkins of LeMars; Iona, Mrs. W. G. Roggow of Burke, S. D.; Ferne, Mrs. S. A. Jones of Independence, Iowa; Freda, Mrs. Calvin Andersen of Akron; and Stanley, of Merrill; 14 grandchildren; four brothers and three sisters: Fred of Lucas, S. D.; Sam of Bismarck, N. D.; Abe of San Jose, California; Vern of LeMars, Mrs Bessie LaBahn and Mrs. Eva Brodie of Merrill, and Mrs. Ruth Fitcher of Burke, S. D. besides a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Adaville church and interment was made in Pleasant Valley cemetery there.


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