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SIMMONS, Leslie E.


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Date: 7/11/2018 at 13:11:15

Leslie E. Simmons

Leslie E. Simmons, 74, of Farmington, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 12:45 a.m. in the Van Buren County Memorial hospital, Keosauqua.

He was born Aug. 31, 1897 in Van Buren County, the son of Michael and Della Johnson Simmons.

He married Ruth Thieme on Aug. 24, 1921 at fort Madison. She survives.

He farmed in the New London area until 1965 whene he retired and moved to Farmington.

In addition to his widow, he is survived by one son, Robert A. Simmons of Westland, Mich.; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Apple of Burlington; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Cora.

The funeral service was held Friday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. in the Elliott Chapel, New London. The Rev. Curtis McDonald officiated. Burial was in the Burge cemetery at New London.

Source: "Slutts Book", Pg. 11, Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA


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