Donahue, James N 1896-1985
DONAHUE, STRONG, RIGBY, ROSSMAN
Posted By: Janet Schuldt, Volunteer (email)
Date: 6/8/2015 at 19:04:21
Laurens Sun, Laurens,, Pocahontas, Iowa January 1986
James Donahue, 89, Pocahontas, died Tuesday morning, Dec. 31, at Pocahontas Manor. Services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church, Pocahontas, with burial in Calvary, Cemetery, Pocahontas.
Survivors are his wife, Mabel, Pocahontas; daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Rigby, Pocahontas, Mrs, Eileen Rossman, Fort Dodge; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, brother, Matthew, Mason City.
Mr. Donahue was born in Illinois, coming to the Pocahontas area in 1913 where he was educated in rural schools. He married Mabel Strong in 1918 at Pocahontas, and the couple farmed near there until 1932 when they moved to Pocahontas.
He was owner and operator of the International Harvester implement business until retiring in 1951. He also served 12 years on the Pocahontas State Bank board. He entered the Pocahontas Manor in May 1984.
James Donahue: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
Name: James Donahue
State of Issue: Iowa
Date of Birth: Saturday May 30, 1896
Date of Death: December 1985
Est. Age at Death: 89 years, 6 months
Last known residence:
ZIP Code: 50574
Pocahontas Obituaries maintained by Karen De Groote.
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