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SELL, John I. "Jack": Died 1985


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Date: 5/18/2022 at 05:09:14

**Handwritten: Ottumwa Courier
5 Sept 1985 p9 c2

John Sell

MILTON - John I. "Jack" Sell, 89, of Milton died Sept. 3, 1985, at Davenport.

He was born Sept. 16, 1895, in Donnellson to August and Elizabeth C. Rokey Sell. He married Edith Iowa Oneal on Sept. 25, 1922. She died in February 1972. A 50-year Mason he belonged to the Celestrial Lodge 413 at Douds and was a 50-year member of the American Legion Russell Strait Post 483. A World I veteran, he was a member of the Milton Chrsitian Church.

He is survived by a niece, Hollie Hayes of San Antonio, Texas, and a nephew, Jack Oneal of Roselle, Ill.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cantril Christian Church, the Revs. Jerry Caughron and Ed Poole officiating. Masonic services will follow at the church, with Don Parrett officiating.

Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Milton.

Visitation is Saturday at the Priester Funeral Chapel in Milton, with family visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cantril Christian Church.

The casket will be closed at the beginning of the service.

A memorial has been established to the Iowa Masonic Home in Bettendorf.

Source: "Scrapbook 1981 - 1985", Pg. 258,
Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., IA


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