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[Alexander Richard Merrill]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      October 8, 1984

Richard Alexander funeral Wednesday

Funeral services for Richard M. [errill] Alexander, 41, of Shambaugh, will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7-8 pm, Tuesday evening.

Alexander died this Monday morning at Municipal Hospital.

He was born Dec. 18, 1942 at Maryville, Mo, the son of Ossian Galen and Edith Helene Peery Alexander.

After the death of his parents he made his home with his aunt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kent of Elmo, Mo.

He is survived by his wife Sherry M. Parker Alexander who he married June 5, 1964, and one son Rocky Aeron Alexander of the home. Sisters are Mrs. Charles (Hilda) Benge of St. Joseph, Mo, and Mrs. John (Nancy) Fagan of Omaha, Ne. Galen Alexander of Lupton City, Tn, is a brother. Also surviving are nieces and nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Burial will be in High Prairie Cemetery west of Elmo.

Alexander was a member of the Shambaugh City Council, which hosted a fund-raiser supper for him last Saturday night.

[Brown, Terry Paul]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday      October 4, 1984

Son of former Clarindans killed

Word has come to local relatives from Laguna Niguel, Ca, of the death of Terry Brown, 21, son of Mary Lopez and the late David Brown, both former Clarindans. He was killed in an auto accident Sept. 29, 1984.

Services were Wednesday at Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary, Newport Beach, Ca.

Tillie Miller and Thelma Cassady, both of Clarinda, are grandmothers.

[Cady, Delmar Frank]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      October 1, 1984

Delmar Cady funeral held

Delmar Frank Cady, 88, of Villisca, died Sept. 28, 1984 at the Good   Samaritan   Care   Center where he had resided for the past three years.

He was born Jan. 30, 1896 near Hepburn, the son of Stephen and Mary Else Cady. On Sept. 12, 1917, he was married to Mary Ellen Bycroft. She preceded him in death on March 21, 1936. He was then married to Erma Belding Nuckolls in July of 1937. Following this, he was married to Marie Garner Geyer of Feb. 6, 1956. She preceded him in death on March 29, 1970.

Mr. Cady lived most of his life in Adams, Page, and Montgomery counties, except for a short time in California and Glenwood.

He is survived by five children; Mrs. Glenn (Luella) Wymore of New Market, Russell Cady of Red Oak, Dale Cady of Valley, Ne, Mrs. David (Peggy) Jackson of Houston, Tx, and Mrs. Della Lee of Sacramento, Ca; 16 grandchildren; three stepchildren, Mrs. Audrey Jerrigan of Sacramento, Ca, Frank Nuckolls of Stanton and Harold Geyer of Lakewood, Ca. Glen Cady is a half brother. Mrs. Norman (Rosa) Magnusson, Mrs. Theo (Sadie) Anderson, Mrs. Darwin (Virginia) Delong, and Mrs. Stanley (Ethel) Hill are half sisters.

Mr. Cady was preceded in death by his wives, on son, Sherman Edward Cady, two brothers, one sister, one half brother and one half sister.

Funeral services were held this Monday, at Wolfe Funeral Home in Villisca, with Jon Palmquist officiating. Burial was in the Prairie Rose Cemetery near Corning.

[Carmichael, Mahala Elizabeth Burch]

Hopkins Journal (Hopkins, Missouri)

Thursday     May 23, 1895     [p. 1]


Died, at the residence of N. [athaniel] Orme, May 14, ’95, Mrs. Mary [Mahala] E.[lizabeth Burch] Carmichael The subject of this sketch was born in Indiana December 4, 1828. She was married in 1846 to Augustin Carmichal [Carmichael], who died a number of years ago. To this union were born ten children, all of whom survive her. In 1866 she and her husband moved to Page County, Iowa, and three years later removed to Nodaway County, where she has since resided.

She became a member of the Baptist church in 1859 and lived a consistent life unto the day of her death. During her last illness she manifested the grace of patience. The funeral services were conducted by A. L. Cooper at the residence of her son-in-law, N. [athaniel] Orme.

[Duncan, Winnifred Pearl Keller]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday       October 4, 1984

Pearl Duncan service held

Mrs.   Pearl   Duncan, 94, of Clarinda died Oct. 1, 1984 at Bethesda Care Center where she had been for several years.

She was born Oct. 8, 1889, at Ponca, Ne, the daughter of Robert D. [avid] and Mary Jane Crefield Keller.

She was married to Roy [Robert Leroy] Duncan who preceded her in death in 1967.

Survivors include Two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Rose) Evans of Wichita, Ks, and Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) Dunbar of Clarinda; There are four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Aaron Keller of Omaha is a brother.

Funeral services were held this Thursday morning at the United Presbyterian Church in College Springs with Dr. J.D. Almes officiating.

Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery at College Springs with Walker-Merrick Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

[Haidsiak, John Frederick]

Blockton News

Thursday     January 13, 1938     [p. 1]

John F. Haidsiak Dead

John F. Haidsiak died at his home near Maloy Wednesday night about midnight at the age of 58 years. He had been in failing health for several months and critically ill the past month.

John Frederick Haidsiak, eldest son of Frank T. and Mary E., was born Feb. 21, 1880, in Page County, Iowa, and died at his home near Maloy Jan. 5, 1938, aged 57 years, 10 months and 15 days.

His boyhood days were spent on a farm near Yorktown, moving with his parents to Taylor County in 1901.

Nov. 6, 1901, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Holms, and to this union were born ten children, eight of whom with the widow survive: Mrs. Helen Singleton, of Kansas City; Mrs. Lucile Hammer, of Clarinda; Mrs. Nina Dukes and Frank J. Haidsiak, of Blockton, and Wayne, Vera, Max and Annabel at home. Two daughters, Hazel and Ethel; his parents and one sister, Anna, preceded him in death.

He also leaves to mourn his early departure three brothers, Charles of Nelson, Nebr.; Henry of Bedford, and George of Modesto, California; three sisters, Lulu Holms of Nelson, Nebr.; Lottie Petz, of Reseda, California, and Martha Stephens, of Bedford; 8 grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

In his early youth he was baptized into the Lutheran faith and when he felt his time was drawing nigh he called his pastor to administer unto him the Word of God and to claim the promise of (Matt. 11:28) “Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.”

He was a kind, loving husband and father and will not only be missed in the home but also by the many friends in the community.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Monday morning at 10:30, conducted by Rev. W. H. Warrior. Burial was made in the Yorktown cemetery [Polsley].

[Haidsiak, John Frederick]

Blockton News

Thursday     January 13, 1938     p. 5

Mrs. Oscar Holms and Charles Haidsiak returned to their homes at Nelson, Nebr., Tuesday, having spent the past two weeks with their brother, the late John F. Haidsiak. Other out of state relatives attending the funeral were Mrs. Lottie Petz, of Reseda, California, and R. G. Singleton and son, Marvin, of Kansas City. A large number of relatives from Page and Taylor counties were present.

[Hartman, Paul Martin]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday       October 11, 1984

Paul Hartman

Longtime Page County farmer Paul Martin Hartman, 54, of Clarinda, died at his home this Thursday morning. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm this Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church with burial in the Clarinda cemetery. Memorials are to be made to the Cancer Society. The family will meet friends on Friday from 7-8 pm at the Walker-Merrick Funeral Home.

He was born July 17, 1927 at Texhoma, Tx, the son of Warren and Myrtle Gorman Hartman. He was raised and live in Texas until the age of 17, when he moved with his family to Page County. He lived on the family home farm until moving into Clarinda last spring. He farmed and did carpenter work until the last two years.

On Dec. 6, 1982, he was married to the former Mary Ann Whipple, who survives, along with his mother, Myrtle, of the home. Also surviving are two stepchildren, Marlene Remington of Las Vegas, Nv, and Robert Snyder of Red Oak and four step-grandchildren.

[Hartman, Paul Martin]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      October 15, 1984

Hartman was 57

Paul Hartman of Clarinda, who died last Thursday morning at his home, was 57 and not 54 as was stated in last Thursday's Herald Journal.

[Hawthorne, Agnes Berry]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      October 15, 1984

Agnes Hawthorne Clarinda native

Funeral services of Agnes Berry Hawthorne, 88, were held last Friday at Winterset Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hawthorne died last Tuesday following a heart attack.

Mrs. Hawthorne was born in Clarinda, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Berry and was graduated from Clarinda schools. She was married to the late Raymond Hawthorne, living in Greenfield, Winterset, and for six years, in Des Moines at the Calvin Manor. She taught school in Winterset from 1955-77 and in Des Moines held classes in china painting. It was at one of these classes that she became ill in the morning and died later in the day at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Mrs. Hawthorne had planned to serve as Companion for her daughter who will be installed as Grand Officer of the Order of Eastern Star this month.

She is survived by one son, Robert, of Macomb, Il; two daughters, Virginia Wedemeyer of Des Moines and Marcia Biggs of Exira; two sisters, Clara Brandt of Des Moines and Janet Schaal of Loveland, Co; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvin Manor, her church or the Order of Eastern Star.

Collins Funeral Home of Winterset was in charge of arrangements and burial was in the Winterset cemetery.

[Higday, Lewis Burl]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday       October 22, 1984

Lewis B. [url] Higday, father of Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Mowery of Clarinda, died Oct. 21, 1984, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

Funeral services will be held at the Hamilton Funeral Home (South Town) this Tuesday at 10:30 am.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen Kellaway, formerly of Clarinda; a daughter, Beverly Mowery of Clarinda, and a son, Richard of Des Moines.

[Marriott, Jacob Michael]

Jacob Michael Marriott, 26, of Maryville, MO, and formerly of Southwest Iowa, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the St. Francis Hospital in Maryville

Jacob was born in Clarinda, IA, on February 1, 1986. He was a 2004 graduate of the South Page High School, class of 2004. Jacob worked as a Sales Representative for Overland Sales, and also worked the past 8 years at United Producers Livestock, both of Maryville. He enjoyed roping and wrangling and had competed for many years on Ranch Rodeo Teams. He was a former 4-H member, FFA member, and the Two County Duster Team. He was of the Lutheran Faith.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Marvin Lee Dunn and Sara Ann Carmichael; and his maternal uncle, Chuck Dunn.

Jacob is survived by his parents, father, Michael D. (Mike) Marriott, Braddyville, IA, and his mother, Dee Marriott, Maryville, MO. He is also survived by his sister, Samantha J. Marriott, Maryville, MO, his niece, Emma Vicker, Maryville, MO; his paternal grandparents, Gary and Connie Marriott, Clarinda, IA; numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. The burial will be in the Shearer Cemetery, Braddyville, IA. Chaplain Josh Allee will be the minister for the service. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM Sunday, January 20, 2013, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. Memorial contributions are suggested in Jacobs name for a memorial to be determined and can be directed to the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, 206 E. South Hills Drive, Maryville, MO 64468.
[Note: Online obituary courtesy of Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.]

[Higgins, Bertha Belle Hascall]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      December 7, 1987

Funeral Wednesday for Higgins, 97

Funeral services, for Mrs. Bertha B. [elle] Higgins, 97, of Clarinda will be at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home with Rev. John Clark officiating.

Mrs. Higgins died Sunday morning at Bethesda Care Center where she had lived for the past two years.

She was born Oct. 6,1890, near Villisca, the daughter of Howell Safford and Mary Elizabeth Price Hascall. On March 20, 1909 she was married to Henry L.[ee] Higgins, who preceded her in death in. 1972.

Mrs. Higgins is survived by four children: Laurence Higgins, Clarinda, Mrs. Robert (Florence) Greenlee, Cheyenne, Wy, Mrs. Ermal (Irmal) Hamm, Decatur, II. and Mrs. Alma Harrell, Clarinda. There are 23 grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents, husband, two children, Rae Kelley and Lee Higgins, and one grandson and one granddaughter.

Burial will be in Clarinda cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the First Christian Church.

[Oslin, Elsie Christine Herrmann]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday      October 18, 1984

Elsie Oslin

COLLEGE SPRINGS- Elsie Oslin, mother of Claude Oslin, died last week at the age of 89. She had 14 children, 36 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She had been in the nursing home at Fairfax, Mo, for several years.

[Oxley, Harriet West McFarland]

Bedford Times-Republican

Thursday      April 25, 1912      p. 8


Mrs. Harriet Oxley died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.[ames] E. ]dward] Appleton, after a long illness of cancer of the stomach. Mrs. Oxley was over 70 years old and has been a resident of this vicinity for many years. She is survived by two sons and one daughter, George N. [ewton] Oxley of Shenandoah, Ia., Willis Oxley and Mrs. Appleton, of this this place. The funeral services were held from the residence of Mrs. Appleton, Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock, Rev. Walton pastor of the Presbyterian Church conducting the services. Interment took place in the Shearer cemetery, beside the body of Mr. Oxley who died twenty-one years ago.

[Ridgley, Jacob]

Bedford Free Press

Thursday      April 25, 1912     p. 5

Siam News

Thursday evening of last week at about eight o’clock occurred the death of Jacob Ridgley, who has been staying with his daughter, Mrs. Thos. Duncan who lives west of town just over the line in Page County. Mr. Ridgley had been seriously ill for some time and his death was expected for several days. He was 67 years old at time of death, and was well known by all, as he has lived here the greater part of his life. Mr. Ridgley was a Civil War veteran, having served three years in the 29th regiment of volunteer infantry, and was an excellent soldier, never once shirking duty be it ever so burdensome. He was at one time taken prisoner and confined for ten months in a southern prison. But now all his troubles are over, and he has gone to that eternal home from which no traveller ever returns. The bereaved relatives and friends have the sympathy of all.


Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa, Thursday, April 25, 1912, p. 5

Jacob Rigely [Ridgley] died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Duncan, Thursday, April 18, aged 67 years, 1 month and 1 day. His death came from that dread disease Bright’s disease of the kidneys. He was an old soldier having served 3 years in the civil war, a member of Co. F, 29th Iowa infantry. His wife and four children preceded him to the better world. Four children are left to mourn the loss of a kind father, viz., Mrs. Thomas Duncan, near Siam, Mrs. Perry Townsend of Braddyville, Mrs. Marion Parker and George Rigely [Ridgley] of Nebraska. The two latter were unable to be present at the funeral which was held at Shearer church Saturday, April 20, conducted by Rev. Scott of Shambaugh.


[Ridgley, Lutillia J.]

Hopkins Journal

Thursday     July 8, 1897

Miss Lentillie [Lutillia] J. Ridgely [Ridgley] died at her home near Siam, last Thursday, and was buried Friday in the Shearer cemetery, Elder W. D. Merryman conducting the services. She was a consistent Christian and very popular in the community where she lived.

[Scoles, Ronald]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday      October 22, 1984

Ronald Scoles funeral held

Military funeral services were held for Ronald Scoles, brother of Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) McNees of Clarinda, Oct. 17 at the Central Church of Christ at Griswold. He had been ill with cancer for 13 months.

He also leaves his wife, Wanda Scoles of the home; three sons, Craig and Patrick of Council Bluffs and Michael of Underwood; two daughters, Debbra Story of Council Bluffs and Gwendolyn Werick of Lewis; his father, Orie Scoles of Red Oak; eight grandchildren, nieces and nephews, aunt and uncles.

Interment was in the Griswold Cemetery.

[Shearer, Mary Caroline Phipps]

Hopkins Journal

Thursday     May 27, 1897

Mrs. John W. [illiam] Shearer, living west of Hopkins, died last Saturday and was buried Sunday. She had been to St. Louis where an operation had been performed, but it left her too weak to recover. She was a very estimable lady.

[Shum, Max William]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Monday       October 8, 1984

Max Shum

Max W. [illiam] Shum, 77, of Clarinda, died Friday night at Veterans Hospital in Omaha where he had been for the past three weeks.

He was born Feb. 28, 1907, at Clarinda, the son of Wesley and Dilla Penwell Shum.

Mr. Shum had been in the plumbing and heating business.

He was a veteran of W.W. II.

Survivors include his wife Coral Mohler Shum and one sister Mrs. Lorraine Jackson, of Chesterton, In.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, La Vaughn Sorenson.

Graveside services were held this Monday morning at Clarinda Cemetery with Rev. Martin Miller officiating.

Walker-Merrick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Stone, Ralph B. “Jake”]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday      October 4, 1984

Jake Stone Braddyville native

Funeral services for Ralph B. (Jake) Stone, 88, formerly of Braddyville will be held next Monday at 2 pm at the Price Funeral Home in Maryville with burial in the Prairie Home cemetery at Graham, Mo.

Mr. Stone died Oct. 3, 1984 at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ar.

He was born May 15, 1896 at Braddyville, the son of Joseph Richard and Lydia M. (Evelyn) Stone. He was a retired construction worker. He was a veteran of WWI, serving in the Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Christian Church and the American Legion post in Lenox.

He is survived by three nieces, Vivian Wilson of Maryville, Mabel Bachman of Hastings, Ne, and Maxine Buehler of Eldon, Mo; three nephews, Stanley Stone of Des Moines, Kenny Stone of Stanton and George Wolfe of Skidmore, Mo, and several great-nieces and nephews.

[Wiseman, Dale]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday      October 18, 1984

Dale Wiseman former resident

Mrs. Clyde Landis of Clarinda has received word of the death of her uncle, Dale Wiseman, formerly of Clarinda, who died Wednesday night at a Portland, Or, hospital, following a three-year bout with cancer. The Wiseman family moved from to Oregon in 1954.

Mr. Wiseman was the son of Hiram and Ollie Wiseman, who preceded him in death. He is the last member of his family. He was married to Alma Rucker at Clarinda.

He is survived by his wife, Alma, of the home; a son, Jim of Vancouver, Wa, and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Roy and Bill and sisters, Mrs. Vernie Whittington, Mrs. Ruth Adams and Mrs. Hazel Hullinger.

Local relatives surviving include nieces and nephews Lena McElroy, Glen Adams and Don Adams.

[Yaple, George Dunlap]

Clarinda Herald Journal

Thursday      October 4, 1984

George Yaple funeral held

George D. [unlap] Yaple, 71 of rural Braddyville died Oct. 2, 1984 at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha where he had been a patient for the past three weeks.

He was born March 24, 1913 at Clarinda, the son of Willard and Alpha Dunlap Yaple.

In 1940 he was married to Helen Yance who survives. Mr. and Mrs. Yaple have lived on a farm west of Braddyville.

He was a member of the Clarinda, Masonic Lodge and Braddyville United Methodist Church.

Besides his wife of the home he is survived by six children: Mary Yaple Brady of Brownsville, Tx; James Yaple of Burlington Junction, Mo; Jon Yaple of Clearmont, Mo; David Yaple of Braddyville, G. Warren Yaple of Ames, Ia, and Carol Yaple Butt of Clarinda. There are eight grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. John H. Yaple of Ashland, Or, is a brother.

Funeral services were held this Thursday morning at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home with Rev. Sara Malone officiating.

Burial was in the Braddyville cemetery.