Mrs. Daisy Baggstrom of Los Angeles, Calif., passed away at
8:45 a.m., Wednesday morning. Funeral services will be in
California, Saturday afternoon with burial there. Survivors in
the immediate family are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. M.
Brown; two sisters, Mrs. Ted Selders and Mrs. Lawrence Kirby;
two brothers, Charley and Marvin Brown.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, June 25, 1953
Baggstrom, Daisy Mae Brown Boyer -
Daisy Mae Brown Baggstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Brown of Lenox, was born August 10, 1908 at Sharpsburg and departed this life June 24, 1953, at a hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., having reached the age of 44 years, 10 months and 14 days.
Daisy united with the Presbyterian church February 27, 1921,
at Sharpsburg, and later joined the Lutheran Bethel church in Los Angeles where she made her home.
Nov. 13, 1922, she was united in marriage to Don Boyer at
Glenwood, Iowa. To this union two daughters were born, Patricia
Lee and Donna Mae.
She was later married to Carl O. Baggstrom at Omaha. They were parents of two children, Judy and Johnnie Erickson.
Daisy Mae spent her girlhood in Taylor county and her married life in Omaha and Glenwood until she moved to California where she passed away. She was a kind and loving mother and a friend to
She leaves her husband, and children, Mrs. Merrill Moore and
Mrs. Kenneth Eckler and one granddaughter, Bethany Lund
of Omaha, Johnnie and Judy at home; her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. O. M. Brown of Lenox, two brothers, Charlie O. Brown
of Sharpsburg, Marvin Brown of Lenox; two sisters Mrs. Oma Kirby of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Grace Selders of Lenox, besides a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were June 27, 1953, at Lutheran Bethel church in Los Angeles with burial in Englewood cemetery. Those from here who attended were Mrs. Grace Selders and daughter, Mrs. Don Trost and son Craig of Kent, another sister, Mrs. Oma Kirby and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Kirby of Denver, Colorado.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 16, 1953
Lyman W. Bates, 65, died June 27, 1953, at Lawrence Memorial
hospital Lawrence, Kansas. He was born at Davis City, Iowa
and went to Lawrence in 1935. He was a sheet metal worker
and was employed at Pinchards and Foltz Sheet metal shop.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Kirby of Lawrence. andson
Clifford of Prairie Village, Kansas, 2 grand children Mary
B. Kirby and Michael Bates, 2 sisters. Wilma Woods of Mission Hill, S. D. and Esther Schildhauer, Hillsboro. Oregon: also 2 brothers. Walter of Chicago, Ill. and Frank of Canada.
His wife Lucy preceded him in death about 3 years ago. Services were held at 10 a.m.. June 30, at Ramsey Funeral Home in Lawrence with Rev. Albert Bramble in charge. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
These attending the services from a distance included Mrs.
Carl Schildhauer of Hillsboro, Oregon: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilcox,
Mission Hill. S. D.. Walter Bates of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Orval Steadman of Corning, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Swartz and Mrs. Winfield Ramsey and Edwin of Lenox.
Mr. Bates and his family lived on a farm in this community a number of years ago.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 16, 1953
Mrs. Ida Beadel, 95, oldest resident of Lenox, died Saturday,
July 4, at 9:30 p.m., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dick Dunbar. Mrs. Beadel lost her eyesight a few years ago but otherwise had been in good health until recent weeks.
Funeral services were Monday afternoon at the Bender Funeral
home, conducted by the Rev. Harold Butts. Burial was in Blue Grove cemetery southwest of Lenox.
Ida Mae Ingraham, daughter of Joshua and Sarah Ann Ingraham,
was born near the little village of Half Day, Lake County, Ill., Dec. 8, 1857. She passed away at the home of her foster daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Dunbar at Lenox, Iowa, July 4, 1953 at
the age of 95 years, 6 months 26 days.
After the death of both her parents, she moved to Avon, Ill. where she was cared for by relatives. When a young girl, she came to Iowa to live with her sister, Dolly Henry and attend school. When she was a child, she was baptized in the Methodist church at Avon. In later years she became a member of the Lenox church.
Jan. 2, 1879, she was married to Walter M. Beadel, who died
five years ago. They lived on a farm near Lenox in the first years of their married life; later moved to Lenox, then to Omaha and back to Lenox. The two children of the couple died in infancy.
She leaves to mourn her passing her daughter, Mrs. E. C. Dunbar and husband, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a great many friends.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 9, 1953
Friends here have received word of the death of Mrs. Mary Ball Bosworth, former resident of Lenox, who had been living in San, Diego, Calif. Mrs. Bosworth died July 15, just 18 days after the death of her sister, Murl Ball Cochrun of South Gate, Calif.
Funeral services were July 17, with burial In Glen Abbey Memorial
Park, Chula Vista, Calif.
Mrs. Bosworth attended school here and graduated from high school with the class of '98. She worked in the Post Office for several years. She had been ill for several months before her death.
Former residents of Lenox who attended the funeral included League Edmunds, Geo. Dockstater, Alta Paschal, John and Sadie Wherry, Daisy Sparks, Will and Norma Myers.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 23, 1953
Bosworth, Mary Ball -
Mary Ball Bosworth, daughter of, Richard L. and Ona Dixon
Ball passed from this life July 15, 1953, at the age of 73 years
and 3 months and passed away not knowing that her sister,
Murle Ball Cochrun had preceded her in death just 18 days
She was born in Ohio, came to Lenox in her early life with her parents, where she grew to womanhood, graduating from Lenox High School with the class of 1898. She came to Los Angeles in 1915 and met and married F. E. Bosworth in 1923.
They lived on a ranch in the Imperial Valley until his death in 1927, after which she lived with Mr. Bosworth’s sister, Mrs. Etta Cooley in San Diego, Cal.
She leaves to mourn her passing two brothers, Otis of Huntington
Park and Harley of San Jancinto, Calif., and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Etta Cooley of San Diego, Calif.
Memorial services were held at the Clinker Mortuary in South Gate with interment in Chula Vista, Calif.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 30, 1953
Charles Wesley Brott, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brott
of Clearfield died Sunday at the Hospital in Creston. Funeral
services were held Monday, May 11 at the J. R. Crew Funeral
Home at 2 p. m. The Rev. C E McPherson brought words of
comfort to the bereaved. Burial was in Clearfield cemetery.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, May 23, 1953
Jacob Franklin Brown, son of Benjamin Frank and Sarah Lee Brown, born May 22, 1872, in Madison County, near Peru, la., passed away May 6, 1953, at his home in Sharpsburg.
April 12,1893 Jacob Brown was united in marriage to Myrtle
Catherine Ginn. To this union 7 children were born. Lizzie C. Davis, the eldest, preceded him in death. In June, 1893, Mr and Mrs.
Brown were baptized and united with the Seventh Day Adventist
Church and they have remained faithful to the belief.
Mr. Brown came to Taylor County with his father and mother at the age of seven. He is the first of the five children to pass away.
He is survived by his wife and six children: Jessie B. Samples,
Burryn Spring, Mich.; Judson N. Brown, Scottsbluff, Neb.; Benjamin F. Brown, Sandoval, N. M.; Ransom J. Brown, Lincoln, Neb.; Carnott T. Brown, Glenwood, Wash.; Sarah C. Nelson Clear Lake, Wisc.; their
companions, 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, his
sisters and brothers, his eldest sister Dora Davis, Boulder, Col.;
Martin E. Brown, Milton, Ore.; Lizzie Philpott, Freewater, Ore.;
Edson E. Brown, Blanche, Colo.; and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p. m. in the Presbyterian Church at Sharpsburg. Services were conducted by Elder Stanley Pederson assisted by Rev. Donald Watkins and Rev. E. John Kess.
Burial was on the family lot beside his father and mother in Lenox cemetery.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, May 21, 1953
Funeral services for A. E. Caven, 80, who died Sunday at Topeka, Kan., were Wednesday at the Methodist church with the Rev. Harold Butts officiating. Burial was in Lenox cemetery.
Alfred Eugene Caven, son of Thomas and Malissa Caven, was born October 27, 1873 near New Sharon, in Mahaska County, Iowa, and passed this life May 31, 1953.
March the 16, 1898 he was united in marriage with Miss Lula Van Houten at Prescott, Iowa. They made their home on a farm near Prescott, and later moved to a farm south of Lenox where they lived until Mrs. Caven's death Sept. 26,1946.
After this Mr. Caven retired making his home Excelsior Springs, Mo., and later at Topeka, Kan. Mr. Caven became a member of the Methodist Church at an early age and has continued in the faith. He was active in community affairs as well as those of the church.
Surviving are two sons, Arthur, of Conway and Verne, of Lenox; one brother Harry of Corning; two sisters: Miss Stella Caven, of Corning and Mrs. Carrie Brown, of Prescott; two granddaughters and two great granddaughters; and his many friends and acquaintances of
the home community.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, June 4, 1953
Friends here received word this week of the death on Thursday, June 25, of Mrs. Tom Cochrun, of Gateway, Calif., the former Murie Ball of Lenox. Her father had a grocery store in the building which now houses the Sluss and Robbins Clinic.
Mrs. Cochran was buried in California. Survivors include her husband; a sister, Mary; and two brothers, Ott and Harley
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 2, 1953
Cochrun, Mule Ball -
Murle Ball Cochrun, fourth child of Richard L. Ball and Ona Dickson Ball was born June 4, 1890 in Lenox, Iowa. She passed from this life June 25, 1953 at the age of 63 years and 21 days at her home in
South Gate, Calif.
Her childhood and young woman hood was spent in Lenox and she was a graduate of Lenox High school with the class of 1911. Soon after graduation she spent some years in Des Moines later joining her father, brothers and sister in Los Angeles, Calif.
She was married to Thomas R. Cochrun in the year 1930 and
they lived in the Cochrun family home in Lakeview, Oregon.
In 1937 she and her husband moved to South Gate where they have since made their home.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father and leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, two brothers, Otis of Huntington Park, Harley of San Jancinto and a sister, Mary of South Gate.
Memorial services were held at Clinker Mortuary in South Gate with interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in the Masonic section she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She will be greatly missed, as she was a devoted wife and her friends were legion.
Her main desire in life was to help others.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, July 16, 1953
Ralph L. Duncan, 70, a resident of Creston, died Thursday, June 4, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Inez Wiand in Lenox. Death followed a long illness.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 6, at the Coens funeral
home in Creston with burial in the Mt. Ayr cemetery. Ralph L. Duncan was born at Clearfield, Aug 14, 1882, the son of Jonathon and Rachel Duncan.
He was married at Redding June 20, 1914, to Iva Blunch, who died Jan. 18, 1951. They moved from Redding to Creston in 1927.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Wiand of Lenox and Mrs.
Veneta Hall of Leon, four grand children and one great grandchild.
Mr. Duncan was a former member of the Presbyterian church.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, June 11, 1953
Rev. Walter Philip Hanson of Cedar Rapids has written to Lenox friends of the death of his wife Rhoda Hanson, June 11 after a lingering illness. He was pastor of the Presbyterian church here for several years and the family has pleasant memories of Lenox.
Lenox time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, June 18, 1953
Funeral services were Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Bender Funeral
Home for Mrs. Verda Hinshaw, 75, who died at the home of her
son, Ronald, southeast of Lenox. Rev. C. W. Rissinger officiated
and burial was in the Lenox cemetery.
Mary Alverda Franklin, daughter of W. S. and Sarah Franklin,
was born Nov. 2, 1877 in Taylor County, near Blockton, la., and
passed away May 23, 1953, at passed away May 23, 1953, at the
age of 75 years, 6 months and 21 days, at the home of her son,
Ronald, after suffering a heart attack.
On Jan. 25, 1910 she was united in marriage to Bert Hinshaw.
To this union two sons were born. In early womanhood she associated herself with the Christian Church at Blockton, Iowa later transferring her membership to the Lenox Christian Church.
She was born and raised on a farm northwest of Blockton and
lived there until she was married. She is survived by her two
sons, Loren, of Clearfield, la., and Ronald of Lenox, la., their
wives, three grandsons and three granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Hinshaw, who died
Feb. 3, 1953, and one grandson. She is the last of her family,
which consisted of seven sisters and brothers, all of whom have
She was a loving wife and mother, and will be greatly missed
by those who knew her and loved her.
Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa, Thursday, May 28, 1953