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James Faiferlick & Mrs. J. H. Faiferlick

September 26, 1942 Fort Dodge Messenger


James Faiferlick, Fort Dodge real estate agent, died of a heart attack early today at his home 501 North Ninth Street.

Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. T. J. Davern Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. at the residence and 9:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery.

Mr. Faiferlick is survived by his widow, one daughter, Margaret, and the following brothers and sisters, Mrs. Matt Bunda, Matt Faiferlick, Mrs. Anna Edvenson, Mrs. Eva Novak, and Mrs. Frank Hartnett, all of Fort Dodge. The body will be at Laufersweiler's until Sunday when it will be taken to the residence.


September 26, 1942 Fort Dodge Messenger


Funeral services for James Faiferlick, 60, were held Tuesday morning at 8:30 at the Faiferlick residence, 501 North Ninth Street, and at 9:00 at Corpus Christi Church, the church was filled to capacity by the many friends and relatives who attended the rites. The Rt. Rev. T. J. Davern, pastor of Corpus Christi Church, was the celebrant at the requiem high mass.

In charge of arranging the many beautiful flowers were Mr. and Mrs. James Harty, Mrs. Henry F. Steiner and Mrs. Mary B. Savage.

Pallbearers were James Blaunt, Edward Cahill, Henry Steiner, William Ricke, William Flattery and Frank Kolf. Burial was in Corpus Christi cemetery where the Rev. Robert Joynt officiated. The Laufersweiler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The Plaunt Paint Company store closed during the services so employees could attend.

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Those who attended the services from out of town included a sister of Mrs. Faiferlick, Mrs. Clayton Meyers of Colorado Springs, Colo., and a nephew and niece of Mr. Faiferlick, James Haley and Mrs. James Brady, both of Dixon, Ill. Mr. Faiferlick, a resident of Fort Dodge for 24 years, died early saturday morning at his home of a heart attack. He was born September 16, 1882, in Colfax Township. He attended the schools of the township as well as in Fort Dodge.

He was married Feb. 2, 1905, to Miss Katherine Cregan at Sacred Heart Church here. The ceremony was performed by Bishop Edmund Heelan of Sioux City, who at the time was pastor of Sacred Heart Church. Mr. and Mrs. Faiferlick made their home on a farm in Colfax Township until 1918 when Mr. Faiferlick retired from active farming and they moved to Fort Dodge. Mr. Faiferlick was in the real estate business here for a number of years.


He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Miss Margaret Faiferlick; a brother, Matthew Faiferlick, and four sisters, Mrs. Matthew Bunda, Mrs. Annie Edvenson, Mrs. Eva Novak and Mrs. Frank Hartnett, all living in Fort Dodge. His parents were the late pioneer settlers, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Faiferlick. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

November 25, 1955 Fort Dodge Messenger


Mrs. James H. Faiferlick, 75, died at Mercy Hospital early Tuesday morning. She had been for several months and had been a medical patient at the hospital for the past week.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 8:30 at the Laufersweiler Funeral Home and at 9:00 at Corpus Christi Church. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery.

The Rt. Rev. Msgr. E. L. McEvoy, pastor of the church, will conduct the services.

Rosary rites are planned at 8:00 Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Catholic Daughters of America will meet at the funeral home to recite the rosary at 8:00 Wednesday evening. Mrs. Faiferlick was a member of that organization.

The former Katherine Cregan, she was born at Barnum on Aug. 8, 1880. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cregan, she attended the rural schools of the Barnum vicinity.

She was married to James H. Faiferlick on February 21, 1906, at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Dodge. The Faiferlicks farmed near Industry until 1918, when they retired and moved into Fort Dodge. Mr. Faiferlick died on September 26, 1942.

Surviving Mrs. Faiferlick are a daughter, Miss Margaret Faiferlick, deputy Webster County clerk of courts, who made her home with her mother at 501 North Ninth St. Three sisters also survive Mrs. Faiferlick. They are Mrs. W. T. Burk and Mrs. Clayton Myers of Fort Dodge and Mrs. Calvin Martin of Phoenix, Ariz.

Her husband, her parents, four brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Mrs. Faiferlick was a member of Corpus Christi parish of Fort Dodge.

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