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Preston A. Gold 1878 - 1955


Posted By: Lynnea Dickinson (email)
Date: 7/10/2017 at 11:03:54

The Morning Democrat, Davenport, Iowa; Thursday, September 15, 1955:

Funeral services for Preston A. Gold, 77, resident of Buffalo, who died Wednesday at 3 p.m. in St. Luke's hospital following a short illness, will be held Friday, at 2 p.m. in the Buffalo Union Lutheran church. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery, Buffalo. The remains will be taken from the Runge funeral home, Davenport, to the Gold home in Buffalo this morning where they will remain until Friday at 1 p.m.

Mr. Gold was born in Jamestown, Ia., Jan. 28, 1878, the son of Preston A. and Mary Gold. He married Mathilda Rauch at Buffalo Dec. 10, 1903. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1953.

He was formerly employed at the Dewey Portland Cement Co., and had been retired for the past 10 years.

He was a member of the Buffalo Union Lutheran church, and the Knights of Pythias, Banner lodge no. 16.

Surviving are his wife, two sons, Clarence of Buffalo and Floyd of Davenport; two sisters, Mrs. Ed Faust, Rock Island, and Mrs. Pearl Wilcox of Davenport; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, one son and one sister.


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