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[Goforth, Renna Elbert]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday    April 16, 1973

Renna Goforth burial at Bedford

Funeral services for Renna Elbert Goforth, 74, of Bedford were held April 7 in Bedford following his death April 4. Interment was at Bedford Cemetery.

The son of Arthur and Mollie Dawson Goforth, he was born June 8, 1898, in Taylor County.

On Feb 20, 1918, he was united in marriage to Bessie Opal Douglas, and to this union nine children were born. A daughter died in infancy.

Two daughters and six sons are: Mrs. Sharon Scroggs of Coin, Mrs. Doris Raynor of San Diego, Calif.; Harold Arthur and Gail of Bedford; Eugene of Clarinda; Russell and Howard of Omaha, Neb; and Clayton of San Diego, Calif. He has 24 grandchildren; one brother, Glen, of Avoca, two sisters, Mrs. Ruth John of Bedford and Mrs. Ruby Burk of Omaha, Neb.

[Goecker, Esther James Carman]

Clarinda Herald Journal

August 1973


Funeral services for Mrs. Ben (Esther) Goecker, 60, of Clarinda, will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Pastor Gary Arp officiating.

A family prayer service will be at 10:15 am at the church basement. The family will receive relatives and friends 7:30 to 9 pm Monday at the Lavelle Funeral Home.

 Graveside service will be held at 4 pm at the Elm Grove Cemetery at Des Moines. Casket bearers will be Warren Renander Jr., Dennis Renander, Serle Kirchner, Ray, Lavern and Kenneth James.

Music will be furnished by Mrs. Stanley Wagoner and Mrs. Ivan Otte, accompanied by Mrs. Irwin Buch. At the register books will be Mrs. Orville Robberts and Mrs. Wayne Sunderman. Ushers will be Gerald Herzberg and Jon Herzberg.

Mrs. Goecker died Saturday morning at the Municipal Hospital after being hospitalized for four weeks. Her illness had extended over the past eight months.

She was born Feb 26, 1913, at Perry, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George James [Jessie Woodward]. She was reared in the Perry area and was married to Glenn Carman, Jan 16, 1933, at Perry. They lived in Des Moines for a short time until moving to Woodward, where she was employed at the Woodward State Hospital for 15 years. Mr. Carman died in 1967. She was married to Ben Goecker on June 22, 1969, at Perry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, two brothers, her first husband, and one daughter in infancy.

In the past four years she has held various offices in the local, district, state and last fall received an appointive office in the national organization of World War I Veterans Auxiliary. She was currently serving as secretary of the Western Conference of Veterans of World War I.

She served as secretary of the Immanuel Ladies Aid and was active in neighborhood clubs.

She is survived by her husband, Ben, a daughter, Mrs. Lee (Nina) Philpot of Woodward, a son, Ralph Carman, serving in the Armed Forces in Hawaii, four sisters, Mrs. Olive Ingebritsen of Covina, Calif., Mrs. Bill Hensen of Davenport, Mrs. Cliff Swihart of Sedro-Wooley, Wash and Mrs. Charles Kudrle of Phoenix, Ariz., three brothers Harry James of Sioux City, Ora James of Adel and Paul James of Minburn; five grandchildren, four stepdaughters Mrs. Delores Renander of Essex, Mrs. Marilyn Kirchner of Clarinda, Mrs. Ardith Spies of Lafayette, Ind. and Mrs. Harriet Jack of Fayetteville, Ark.

[Sheirbon, Homer M.]

Clarinda Herald Journal

August 1973

Sheirbon lifelong resident of area

Homer M Sheirbon, 72, lifelong resident of this area, died Friday afternoon at Municipal Hospital where he had been admitted earlier in the day.

Services were held Sunday afternoon at Walker Funeral Home with Rev Lester Greenwood officiating. Grace Perry was organist and H E Richardson soloist. Casket bearers were Dennis Mellencamp, Randy Gray, Dwayne Paulsen, Kenneth Jensen, David Reed and Dennis Garvin. Burial was in the Clearmont, Mo, cemetery.

Mr. Sheirbon was born Mar 29, 1901, at Clearmont, the son of Jess [Edward] and Melvina Irvin Sheirbon. On. July 26, 1927, he was married to Beatrice Martin who survives.

Mr. Sheirbon had been a barber since he was 17 years old. He was a member of the Methodist church in Bagley, Iowa.

Besides his wife of the home at 324 West Logan, he is survived by three children, Mrs. Wayne (Carmen) Hartman of Clarinda, Mrs. Robert (Lorena) Gray of Stanton, and Mrs. Carroll (Marian) Garvin of Storm Lake, and eight grandchildren.

His mother is Mrs. Jess (Melvina) Sheirbon of Clarinda, a brother, Stanley Sheirbon of Meridian, Idaho; a sister, Frances Stone of Clarinda. He was preceded in death by his father and one son, Harold.


[Williams, Jaymes Leslie]  [Carroll, Beverly Ann Field] [Marsh, Jeanette Loraine Luncsford]

Clarinda Herald Journal

April 1973

Services for Jaymes Leslie Williams are pending arrival of his father, Lester Williams, this Thursday evening. He learned of the accident at 7 am Thursday when he made a "routine" call from Ohio. He was on a regular trip as the driver of a transport, and had not been able to get the family Wednesday night.

At the time he called he was within 12 miles of Rev Draper, whose daughter had recently married John Williams, and these are returning together.

Jimmy was born Jan 13, 1957, at Elmo, Mo, and has been a sophomore in South Page high school at College Springs.        

He has three sisters   and a brother, including   Mrs.   Larry    (Shira) Bridie, Mrs.   Randy (Sheila) Pullen and John Lester Jr.  of   Clarinda, and   Shelly Williams at home in Shambaugh. His grandparents are Mrs. Hazel Mace and Mr. and Mrs. Mason      Williams of Clarinda. He has four nephews and a niece.        

Mrs.  (Shelia Mace) Williams and family went to the Ralph Crawford home after the accident.           

The mother of Mrs. Carroll was   notified in Des Moines and came  immediately to be with Carroll    and family. Mrs. Marsh's husband, who is in the service, was

due to come in California. The couple was expecting arrival of a baby within a matter of days. 

Mrs. [Beverly Ann] Carroll was born Oct 15,    1937 at Peoria, Ill., daughter of Robert and Ann Kiem Field. Her mother, now   living   in   Des Moines, came to Clarinda immediately on word of the accident.

Besides her husband, Robert, she is survived by eight children and two stepchildren. Besides Jeanette Marsh, who has been with the parents near College Springs, the children are Leroy Luncsford of Des Moines, Mrs. Shirlee Divinney of Des Moines; Mrs. Deborah Marsh of Omaha; Louis, Larry, Timothy and Edward Luncsford at home; step children Bobby and Vicky Carroll of the home and three grandchildren.

She has seven brothers, including Howard and Van Field, Don Harshaw, Dennis and Charles Meyers of Des Moines; James Field of San Jose, Cal, and Duane Field of Peoria, Ill.

Her mother and stepfather are Ann and James Meyers of Des Moines.

All but one of Mrs. Carroll's children is expected to be dismissed from the hospital.

Mrs. Jeanette Loraine Marsh was born Aug 1957 at Peoria, Ill. to Leroy and Beverly Field Luncsford Sr. Her brothers, sisters and grandmothers names are included in the account of her mother.

[Barker, Lucille Penn]

Clarinda Herald Journal


Former Yorktown resident died

Local residents have received word of the death Monday of Mrs. Lloyd Barker [Lucille Penn] at West Branch.

Her father, the Rev Joseph Penn, was formerly the minister at the Methodist Church in Yorktown.

Mrs. Barker had been living with her son Gilbert. Her husband had died about five years ago.           


[Lavely, Ruth Myrtle Jackson]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday   October 4, 1973

Mrs. Lavely was resident of Coin

Mrs. Lloyd Lavely [Ruth Myrtle Jackson], a resident of Coin for several years, died Tuesday [Oct 2, 1973] at Hand Hospital in Shenandoah, and services will be at 2 pm Friday at the United Methodist Church in Coin.

Burial will be in Snow Hill Cemetery, with Hackett Funeral Home of Shenandoah in charge. A memorial has been established to the heart fund.

[Thompson, Alice Paddeck]

Clarinda Herald Journal


Mrs. Thompson was former resident

Mrs. George (Alice) [Paddeck] Thompson, 87, formerly of Clarinda, died Thursday at Ridgeway, Mo.  Services were at Ridgeway Sunday, Ted Hale of Clarinda being among those attending. Mr. Thompson was a filling station operator when in Clarinda, and has preceded his wife in death.  She is survived by a son, Hale, and daughter, Melva, and grandchildren


[Seibert, Maud Morris]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday, October 4, 1973

Mrs. Seibert died after long illness

Services for Mrs. Maud Seibert, 75, of Clarinda will be held at 2 pm Friday at the Lavelle Funeral Home with Rev Dean Gillespie officiating. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Owen and Dean Thompson, Herb Myers, Ralph Barrows, Mernie Hays and Paul Gorrell. Music will be provided by Rev and Mrs. James Mosley, accompanied by Mrs. Gene Garrett. Mrs. Seibert died Wednesday morning at West Heights Manor after an extended illness.

She was born Jan 28, 1898, in Taylor County, the daughter of William and Sarah Jane King Morris. She attended public school in Clarinda and was married to L[eslie] P [orterfield] Seibert on Feb 3, 1916, at Clarinda. They lived at Valeria, Iowa, until 1920 when they moved to Clarinda. Mr. Seibert worked for the Burlington Railroad for a number of years. He died in August of 1970. Mrs. Seibert had been a resident of West Heights Manor since November of 1971.

She was a Charter member of the Open Bible Church in Clarinda.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rex (Eunice) Snodderly of Nebraska City, and Mrs. M Max (Sara) Good of Seymour, Mo, and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed to the Open Bible Church.

[Neely, Lyda Stevens]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 4, 1973

Mrs. Lyda Neely died this Thursday

Mrs. Lyda S [tevens] Neely, 86, died at her home at 901 E State St this Thursday morning. A native of Oklahoma, she had lived in Page County since 1909. Her husband, Frank Neely, preceded her in death in 1964.

Services for Mrs. Neely will be at 10 am Saturday at Walker Funeral Home with Rev John Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery.

Mrs. Neely had worked in cafes and homes in Clarinda.

She is survived by two children, Oral Neely of Clarinda and Mrs. Forrest (Lucille) Snyder of Yorktown. There are four grandchildren.

[Henneman, Retha, Mrs.]

Clarinda Herald Journal

July 1973

Relatives receive word of death

Relatives received word of the death of Mrs. Retha Henneman of Enid, Okla., wife of the late Charlie Henneman. Services were held July 18 at Enid. 

Survivors include a son Carl of Texas and a daughter, Mabel Braklege of Enid, and five grandchildren.

[Thomas, Mona Fout]

Clarinda Herald Journal

October 1973

Services for Mrs. Thomas

Services for Mrs. Mona Thomas were held at Corning last week following discovery of her body in her room at the Coachman Inn in Clarinda Oct 18.

The city rescue unit was called, and Dr E E Zehr as medical examiner reported her death due to an apparent overdose of sleeping pills, according to the city police record.

Her services were under arrangement by Roland Funeral Home at Corning. Her husband, Archie, is a resident of 314 North 17th St, and a son is Tony Fout of Corning.


[Scholes, Elmer Nelson]

Clarinda Herald Journal

October 1973

Elmer Scholes, 90, died at hospital

Elmer [Nelson] Scholes, 90, of Braddyville died Tuesday afternoon at Municipal Hospital where he had been hospitalized for the past two weeks.

He was born Jan 27, 1883, near Shambaugh, the son of George and Elizabeth Blair Scholes. He was married to Bonnie Reed August 20, 1913. Mr. Scholes was a farmer before his retirement.

Survivors besides his wife Bonnie of the home are one son, Lawrence Scholes of Sylvia, Kan, a son-in-law, James Owen of Clarinda, and five grandchildren: Rachel and Lorna Owen, Lanny Scholes, Kay Ellis and Cheryl Scholes. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Thelma Owen, in 1972.


Funeral    services   for    Mr. Scholes will be at 2 pm, Friday at the United Methodist Church in Braddyville with Rev Clarence Landis officiating. Jane Young and Ray Osborn Jr. will be singers with Patricia Hanson organist. Casket   bearers   will   be   Max Garrett, Merrille   Farnsworth, George Hamm, Knox McCalla, Art Kenagy and Ross Calhoun. Ushers will be Al Mattes and Stanley Young. Mrs. Zoe Gates will be at the register. Burial will be in the Covenanter Cemetery. Walker   Funeral   Home   is   in charge of arrangements.


[Reed, Margaret Bon]

Clarinda Herald Journal

October 1973

Services for Margaret Reed

Services for Margaret (Bon) Reed, 93, were held this Monday morning at the Lavelle Funeral Home, with Rev Wayne Fisher officiating. The vocalist was Mrs. Maurice Rarick, accompanied by Aletha Hutchings.

Burial was in Clarinda cemetery. Casket bearers were M M Dryden, Orville Thompson, Charles Nelson, Ralph Barrows, Robert Haxby and Paul McComb.

Mrs. Reed died early Thursday at West Heights Manor Nursing Home.

Her brother, Frank, and wife have come from Whittier, Cal, and are occupying her apartment during their stay. Miss Reed had maintained her home at the Frank Lawson residence on West Main during her three years residence at West Heights Manor.


[Reed, Margaret Bon]

October 1973

Miss Margaret (Bon) Reed, 93, native Clarindan who spent her career here as a teacher, died early this Thursday at West Heights Manor where she had lived in recent years. She had been retired from her work since 1940.

Arrangements are pending a decision of a brother, Frank Reed, of Whittier, Cal. Lavelle Funeral Home is making arrangements, funeral to be at that home and burial in the Clarinda cemetery. Rev Wayne Fisher of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church will officiate.

Miss Reed was the fourth of eight children of Martin and Delia Reed, born Aug 29, 1880 at Villisca.

She came to Clarinda when almost a year old and has lived here all her life. She entered the Clarinda Schools and was graduated in 1899. That fall she began teaching and taught 40 years, 38 of which were in the primary department of McKinley School.

She lived with her father at 800 N 17th St but moved after Mr. Reed died in June of 1931. She moved to an apartment at 206 West Main St and lived there until going to West Heights Manor three years ago.

She was raised in the Presbyterian faith having joined when 14 years old. She had charge of the Cradle Roll for 30 years, resigning on account of ill health. She was member of Federated Womens Club and a 50-year member of Eastern Star.



[McDonald, Nelle Wubker]

Clarinda Herald Journal

October 1973

Mrs. McDonald services Friday

Services for Mrs. Nelle McDonald, 83, of New Market will be held at 10:30 am, Friday at the Trinity United Presbyterian Church, with Rev Wayne Fisher and Dr J D Almes officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery at College Springs.

She died Tuesday morning at the Municipal Hospital after being hospitalized for four weeks.

Casket bearers will be Harold McDonald, Winston Runyan, Kenneth Ripley, Clifford Jones, Jason Neumeyer and Gary Lininger. Music will be provided by Joe McKinley and Mrs. Lowell Anderson, accompanied by Mrs. Helen Hoskinson. In charge of the register books will be Mrs. Gary Lininger and Mrs. Jason Neumeyer. Ushers will be Edwin Ratashak and Beryl Beery.

Mrs. McDonald was born Oct 11, 1889, on a farm near Red Oak, the daughter of George and Lorinda Moore Wubker. Her early schooling was in the country schools of Montgomery County. She attended high school in Clarinda and Amity College at College Springs. On Nov 24,1910, she was married to Will McDonald and they made their home on a farm north of College Springs until 1939 when they moved to a farm south of New Market, then moved into New Market in 1954.  Mr. McDonald died Nov 13, 1965.  

She was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Turner social club, 20th Century Club and the 4 and 8 Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, Helen in   1957, her   parents, and   10 brothers and sisters.        

She is survived by four children, Mrs. Lewis (Ruth) Wells of Clarinda, Robert of Phoenix Ariz., Mrs. Duane (Martha) Thomas of Hamburg, and Bill of New Market; one sister, Mrs. Elsie Jackson of Denver, Colo., one brother, John Wubker of Ogden, Utah, nine grandchildren and five great - grandchildren.  

Lavelle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Trinity   United   Presbyterian Church.

[Clayton, Golda Anna Gray]

Clarinda Herald Journal

September 1973

Mrs. Ellis Clayton employed locally

Mrs. Ellis (Golda) [Anna Gray] Clayton, 58, died Monday at the home of her son, Lowell, in Braddyville and services are being planned for Thursday at 2 pm at Walker Funeral Home.

Mrs. Clayton was employed locally for many years, in recent years at Sally Ann Bakery and the Branding Iron. Illness forced her to remain at home at 410 West Clark until going to be with the Braddyville couple.

The Rev John Clark of the First Christian Church will officiate at the Thursday services, and music will be by Mrs. William Kramer and Jack Bridie. Burial will be at side of her husband, who died March 7, 1970. Bearers will be Lloyd Cavner, Clark Crawford, Byron Scotton, Orville Preeo, Marvin Woldruff and Thomas L Harris.

Family will meet friends at the Walker Funeral Home 7 to 8 pm Wednesday.

Golda is survived by her two children, Lowell Dean Clayton of Braddyville and Mrs. Dixie Jean Baker of Clarinda. Brothers are James Gray of Shelbina, Mo, Ernest Gray of Siam, John Gray of Kansas City, Mo, and Charles Gray of Clearmont, Mo, and sisters, Lillie Peterson of Jetmore, Mo, Mary Manuel and Nellie Shaw of Trenton, Mo. Half brother Dale of Shambaugh, half sister Dorothy Arthur of Clarinda.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Ida Swaim, and her parents.

The daughter of George Walter and Rosa Zella Gray, she was born in Hopkins, Mo, May 3,1915. On June 4,1938, she was married to Ellis Clayton at Glenwood.

[Cramer, Georgina Ina Francis]

Clarinda Herald Journal

July 1973

Mrs.   Georgina   Ina   Francis Cramer of Western Spring, Ill., passed   away   July   23.   Mrs. Cramer was a daughter of M / M Jim Francis who was editor of Gravity Independent newspaper several years ago.

[Daniels, Larry Allen]

Clarinda Herald Journal

March 1973

SHAMBAUGH, Mar 20 – Rev Lewis Hunter was speaker at the funeral of Larry [Allen] Daniels, 20, who was killed Friday in a car accident. He was a son of [Francis] Duane Daniels of Silver City. Funeral services were Monday at the funeral home in Bedford. Mrs. Glenn Daniels of Council Bluffs, who was in the parental home in Bedford, stayed over night Sunday with Rev and Mrs. Lewis Hunter. All attended funeral services for Larry Daniels.

[Miller, Ross Edward]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Ross E. Miller active in church

Funeral services for Ross E [dward] Miller, 77, of Clarinda will be held at 2 pm, Friday at the Trinity United Presbyterian Church, with Rev Wayne Fisher officiating.

Burial will be in the Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be George Gerberding, J Will Anderson, Chester Olenius, Angus McIntosh, John Bayless, Guy Black, Walter Steeve and Clark McKeown. Active Pallbearers will be Sidney Creveling, Edwin Whitehill, Robert Rucker, Jim Dunn, Lowell Oxley and Donald Steeve.

Music will be provided by Mrs. Merrill Black and Cecil Smith, accompanied by Mrs. Helen Hoskinson. At the register books will be Mrs. Terry Thompson and Mrs. Knox McCalla. Ushers will be Beryl Beery and Ed Ratashak.

Mr. Miller died Tuesday morning at his farm south of Clarinda, being found still in bed when his son, Dale, delivered the mail.

The family will receive friends from 7:30 till 9:00 pm this Thursday evening at the Lavelle Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the Trinity United Presbyterian Church.

He was born June 27, 1896 at Clarinda, the son of Thomas [Edward] and Clara Wilkey Miller. He attended Olive Branch Country School and served in the Army during World War I. He was married to Cassie Lawson Dec 4, 1922, at Ardmore, Okla. They moved onto the family farm south of Clarinda where he spent his entire life. Mrs. Miller died in July of 1971.

Mr. Miller was a member of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church, served on all official boards, was on the Olive Branch school board for several years, and a member of the World War I Veterans organization.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and three brothers.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. B W (Elaine) Stephan of Dallas, Tex, Mrs. Myron (Marilyn) Ives of Clarinda, Mrs. Robert (Norma Jean) Hall of Cedar Falls, and Mrs. Gerald (Joyce) Warder of Irving, Tex, three sons, Dale and Lawson of Clarinda and Leo of New Market, and 22 grandchildren. Three sisters are Mrs. E G (Gladys) Johnson and Miss Merry Miller both of Norman Okla. and Mrs. Arch (Bess) Toner of Pagosa Springs, Colo.

[Hunt, Charles Jackson “Jack”]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Charles Hunt, 58, died at Rock Port

Charles Jackson (Jack) Hunt, 58, of Rock Port, Mo, son-in-law of Mrs. Mable Anderson, died at 10 am this Thursday at the hospital where he had been taken during the night. He had been in serious ill health since surgery in March. He is a native of Rock Port where his father and grandfather were both lawyers. Jack had recently retired from postal work, being postmaster during recent years.

His wife was the former Barbara Anderson of Clarinda. They have children Lori Ann and Hal.           

[Shields, Frank Walter]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday   October 18, 1973

Frank W Shields Siam resident

Siam — Frank W [alter] Shields, 81, who had lived 60 years of his life in this community, died Wednesday at 9:50 pm at the Gillespie Nursing Home in Clarinda. He had been in ill health for eight years.

His services are to be Saturday, the funeral at 2:30 pm at the Siam Christian Church and burial in the Shearer Cemetery southwest of Siam. Carl Cummings will be in charge of the services with Loren Daly assisting. Swanson Funeral Home at Hopkins is making arrangements.

Mr. Shields was born in Adams County on April 26, 1892, to Joseph [Milton] and Amelia Walter Shields. He received his schooling in Page County, moving with his parents to the Siam vicinity in 1912. He had been a farmer in Taylor County, was a member of the Christian Church of Siam and had attained a 50-year membership in Siam's Plumb Lodge No 285 AF&AM.

His wife is Fannie [Mildred] Reid Shields, and four children are Reid Shields of near Siam, Mrs. C J (Ruth) Shreck of West Des Moines, Mrs. Clark (Betty) Crawford of Clarinda and Mrs. Robert (Billie) Rollstin of East Lansing, Mich.   He   has   10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

His brothers and sisters are Mrs. Elsie Hulpian of San Bernardino, Cal, Mrs. Viva [Amelia] Fine of New Market, Grover Shields of Clarinda, Dewey Shields of New Market and Fred Shields of Siam.

[Cabeen, William Arthur]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

William Cabeen native of Coin

Services were held in Des Moines this Thursday for William A [rthur] Cabeen, 79, who died Monday of a heart condition in Veterans hospital in Des Moines.

A native of Coin, he had lived in Chariton for 14 years, and had farmed before retiring several years ago. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He attended the United Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ina, a daughter, Mrs. Madlyn Arthur of Des Moines; a brother, Robert [Emmett] of St Joseph; two sisters, Gracy Cabeen of Clarinda and Mrs. Pearl Ryplema of St Joseph and one grandson.

[Clevidence, Gilbert]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Services held for Gilbert Clevidence

Gilbert Clevidence, 77, husband of the former Aletha Earhart, died at Kansas City last Thursday. He had been in failing health, hospitalized on occasions since December. Services were held Monday at Kansas City.

[Hoskins, Harold Wallace]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Harold Hoskins was born in Page County

Harold Wallace Hoskins died Tuesday, in the St Joseph Methodist Hospital of carcinoma, and services will be at 2:00 pm Friday at the Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home in Savannah, Mo. Services will be conducted by Rev Joseph Munshaw, with internment in the Blockow, Mo, cemetery.

Mr. Hoskins was born Dec 10, 1895, in Page County where he was reared, and farmed until 1941 when he and his family moved to Blockow. He was the son of Martha Carolyn Damewood Hoskins and Jessie Wallace Hoskins. On Jan 6, 1917, he was married to Thelma Avis Godbey.

He is survived by five children: Mrs. Hallene Paul of Waterloo; Mrs. Helen Syre of Portland, Ore; Mrs. Norma Varley of Des Moines; Hoyt Hoskins of Blockow, and Norris Hoskins of St Joseph; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

[Beavers, Betty, Mrs.]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Mrs. Beavers died

Mrs. Gene (Betty) Beavers, 28, of Creston died Wednesday evening at Mercy Hospital in Omaha following a cerebral hemorrhage. Services will be at Corning, arrangements pending. Mrs. Dennis Carlson is a sister of Mr. Beavers and Roy Beavers a grandfather, both of Clarinda.

[Stickelman, Howard]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday    October 18, 1973

Clarindan's brother in accident

Howard Stickelman, 64, brother of Keith Stickelman of Clarinda, was an accident victim in north California Tuesday. Details are still lacking, but another car is believed to have been involved.

Howard had been visiting in Clarinda recently, but had returned to Lincoln, Cal, and was on a drive outside his home area. He has a son and a daughter in California. His wife died last December. The funeral was to be at Lincoln this Thursday and burial there.