Fremont County, Iowa


Addie May (Baker) Glasgo

Addie May Baker Glasgo obituary

From the Evening Sentinel newspaper
Shenandoah, IA, April, 1958 (exact day not known):

Mrs. Glasgo's Rites Held Wednesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Ellis Glasgo were held at the Harding Funeral Home April 16, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Beaver and the Rev. Homer Max of Council Bluffs officiating. Miss Lorelie Max sang "It Is Well With My Soul" and "Hill of Zion", accompanied by Mrs. Homer Max. Mrs. Wayne Fender and Mrs. Ernest Blank took care of floral arrangements.

Pallbearers were Marion Glasgo, Jim Glasgo, Don Glasgo, Glen Beck, Kenneth Beck and DeLoss Smalley, Jr. Interment was in Chambers cemetery.

Relatives attending from out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Dwaine Glasgo and family, Aurora, Ill.; Morris Glasgo, Manhattan Beach, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Marion Glasgo, Omaha; Mr. and Mrs. Clark Vaughan and family, Grundy Center, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Holland, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Glasgow and Presley Glasgow of Sidney; Mrs. Gene Glasgow, Thurman; Merle Ferrel and Mrs. Thera Ferrel, Randolph; Mrs. George Ferrel and Jean, Council Bluffs; Mrs. Ruey Raymond, Farragut, and Mrs. Russell Meyers of Silver City.

Addie May Baker, oldest daughter of James and Abbie Baker, was born October 15, 1876, in Fremont County. She died at the home of her daughter, LaVerne Smalley, in Shenandoah at 9:10 p.m. April 13, at the age of 81 years.

She was united in marriage to Ellis Glasgo on March 24, 1898. Most of their married life was spent in Fremont and Page Counties. Mr. and Mrs. Glasgo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary March 24. Mr. Glasgo survives.

Eleven children were born to this union, six daughters and four sons who survive; Mrs. DeLoss (LaVerne) Smalley; Mrs. John (Zella) Alley; Mrs. Boyd (Pearl) Braymen; Mrs. Jake (Lois) Beck; and Mrs. Margaret Holman, all of Shenandoah; Mrs. Stella McGaffigan of Anderson, Iowa; Merle of Shenandoah; Morris of Manhattan Beach, California; Earl of Essex; and Dwaine of Aurora, Illinois. She also is survived by a sister, Mrs. Zetta Vaughan; 26 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. One daughter, Frances, preceded her in death.

In her early life, she was baptized and joined the United Brethren Church. Although she had been bedfast for over six years, she never complained and always had a smile.

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