Lancaster, Vincent M. 1895-1948
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 3/30/2005 at 23:15:51
VINCENT M. LANCASTER
Vincent Marion Lancaster, aged 53 years, 10 months and 6 days passed away at this home in Seney, Saturday evening, May 29th, , at 6:40 oíclock. He was born July 23, 1895, the youngest son of Edwin and Mary Alice Lancaster, on the farm in Elgin township. In the year of 1913 he moved with his parents to the home where he passed away.
He was married in November 1936 to Ina Conners Lancaster. To this union two children were born. He leaves to mourn his departure his wife, Ina; a son, Darrell, age 8; a daughter, Arlene, age 2; one brother, Middleton, of Seney; two sisters, Mrs. Ed. Buss of LeMars and Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins of Seney, several nephews and nieces and many friends who are expressing the loss of a friend indeed.
Vince, as he was known by his friends, had been an active member of the Seney church, being secretary of the Sunday school for 26 years, and was active in promoting every interest of benefit to Godís Kingdom and the church of his entire lifetime membership. He was secretary of the Seney school board 31 years and active in all activities of his community and worked tirelessly for the good of all his fellow man.
Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Leslie Gehring and Dr. Bean, were held in the Seney Methodist church on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Interment was in the Seney cemetery. Pallbearers, with one exception, were nephews, Dwight Riter, Vincent Buss, Edgar, Wesley, Bill and Bob Lancaster. Menís quartet, Frank Becker, Clarence Reeves, Harry De Young, and Rev. Leslie Gehring had charge of the service.
RITES ON TUESDAY FOR V. LANCASTER
Lifetime Seney Resident Passed Away on Saturday
Death claimed the life of Vincent Marion Lancaster of Seney on Saturday, May 29th, , at his home at Seney.
Vincent Lancaster was born on July 23, 1895, in Elgin township, the son of Edwin and Mary Alice Lancaster. At the time of his death he had reached the age of 53 years, 10 months and 6 days. He was a lifelong resident of Elgin Township where he engaged in farming. Mr. Lancaster was the Secretary of the Seney School Board for 31 years and for 26 years served as the Secretary of the Church Sunday School. He was united in marriage to Miss Ina Conners Lancaster in November 1936.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Seney Methodist church on Tuesday, June 1st, at two-thirty in the afternoon. Interment will be in the Seney cemetery. The arrangements were in charge of the Mauer funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Ina, a son, Darrell, 8 years, and a daughter, Arlene, 2 years, a brother, M. J. Lancaster, and two sisters, Mrs. Ed. Buss and Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins, both of LeMars.
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