HOUSE, MCCOY, SMITH
Posted By: Deborah Barker (email)
Date: 10/14/2023 at 15:08:31
Francis T House,, Feb 25, 1938
28Yr old, Ottumwa, died at 11:40 am., at the Ottumwa hospital from a fractured back suffered Friday in an accident a the Bidwell Co Coal mine near Christianburg. House lived at 313 W Finley Ave, was riding a mine shaft care alone when the mishap occured. It was believed he was crushed between part of the scaffolding. He was born in Waterloo, March 15, 194. After living there a time as a child, returned to the city 6 years ago.
He was a graduate of Chariton high school and had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church here. surviving are his parents, T A House of Chicago, his mother Mrs Margaret Smith of Chariton, a brother, Floyd E House of Indianola, his grandparents, Mr and Mrs L T McCoy of Ottumwa, and Mr and Mrs John House of Centerville. One sister preceded him in death in 1916. Funeral services were held and burial in Brooks Cemetery.
Wapello Obituaries maintained by Deborah Lynne Barker.
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