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OBITUARY:  Marie V. Ashmore, 102, of Correctionville died Tuesday, July 27, 1999, at Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center.   Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church in Correctionville, with the Rev. Consorcia A. Sanchez officiating. Burial will be in Correctionville Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville.  Mrs. Ashmore was born June 3, 1897, in Ida County, Iowa, the daughter of Solomon and Martha (Johnson) Olson.  She attended country schools.  She married Fred Ashmore on Feb. 15, 1920, in Sioux City. The couple lived in the Cushing, Iowa, and Correctionville area. She entered Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in September 1988.  She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Ladies Aid.  Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Jacobs of Correctionville; two grandchildren, Barbara Rowse and John Jacobs; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband; a son-in-law, Clifford Jacobs;  two infant great-granddaughters, two sisters and five brothers


OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 14 August 1985, page 1:  Fred Ashmore, 91, of Correctionville died on July 20, 1985, in a Sioux City hospital.  Funeral services were held July 24, 1985, in the United Methodist Church at Correctionville with Rev. Kermit Gladfelter officiating.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Barker Funeral Home.  Fred Ashmore, son of C.O. and Jennie Coon Ashmore was born near Correctionville on July 10, 1894.  On February 25, 1920, he married Marie Olson in Sioux City.  They farmed in the Cushing-Correctionville area until 1946.  He was then employed with the Woodbury County Road Maintenance until his retirement in 1965.  He was a long time member of the United Methodist Church.  His parents, a sister, Bessie Lahann, 2 brothers, Clifford and Howard, and 2 great grand daughters preceded him in death.  Survivors include his wife, Marie, a daughter, Wanda Jacobs, a sister, Ruth Lahann, 2 grandchildren, Barbara Rowse and John Jacobs, 5 great grandchildren.  John Jacobs, Jr., Robert Jacobs, Susan Jacobs, Carmen Jacobs and Elizabeth Rowse, and 2 great grandchildren, David and Megan Jacobs

OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 14 March 1979, pg. 1:  Edna Mae Ashmore, 81, of Correctionville, died Wednesday, February 28, at a Sioux City hospital.  Edna, daughter of Martha and Sylvester Heath, was born in rural Correctionville on March 20, 1897.  She was married April 20, 1920, to Howard Ashmore who preceded her in death on July 9, 1972.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, one infant son and one brother, James.  Funeral services were held on Saturday March 3, 1979, at 10:30 a.m. in the United Methodist Church with Rev. Matt Leach officiating.  Organist was Mrs. Lawrence Camarigg with selections played being "How Great Thou Art" and "Old Rugged Cross".  Pallbearers were Allen Meyer, Daniel Meister, Richard Baker, David Ashmore, Phillip Sevening, John Beeson and Randy Ashmore.  Mr. and Mrs. Darold Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anderson had charge of flowers.  Gerald Flemming was in charge of car arrangement.  Barker Funeral Home had charge of the services.  Final resting place was in the Correctionville Cemetery.  Survivors include three sons, Robert of Correctionville, James of Indianola and Craig of Cedar Rapids; two daughters, Mrs. Emil (Phyllis) Hanson and Mrs. Junior (Betty) Hunwardsen, both of Correctionville; one brother Amos of Anthon and two sisters, Mrs. Doris Boyvey of Des Moines and Mrs. Zana Lohmiller of Milwaukee, WI, 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren

OBITUARY, 27 July, 1972, pg. 1:  Howard Victor Ashmore, son of Omar and Jennie (Coon) Ashmore, was born September 18, 1890, on a farm south of Cushing and passed away Wednesday, July 19 at a Sioux City hospital.  He was a lifetime resident of the Cushing and Correctionville communities and a member of the United Methodist Church.  He was a World War I veteran and a member of the Mumford-Moon Post American Legion.  On April 7, 1920, he was united in marriage to Edna Heat at Sioux City.  They farmed in the community until retiring to town in 1946.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant son and one brother, Clifford.  Survivors besides his wife Edna are three sons, Robert of Correctionville, James of Sioux City and Craig of Cedar Rapids, two daughters, Mrs. Emil (Phyllis) Hansen and Mrs. Junior (Betty) Hunwardsen, both of Correctionville, one brother, Fred and two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Lahann and Mrs. Bess Lahann, all of Correctionville, 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Friday July 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the United Methodist Church.  Rev. C.W. Kerns officiated.  Mrs. Lawrence Camarigg was organist.  Vocalists were Mrs. Leland Frost and Mrs. Lee Smith.  Selections were "Old Rugged Cross" and "In the Sweet By and By".  Mr. and Mrs. Darold Hansen and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Anderson cared for the flowers.  Gerald Flemming arranged cars.  Pallbearers were Allen Meyer, Dan Meister, Richard Baker, Phillip Sevening, John Beeson and Michael Thompson.  Interment was in the Correctionville Cemetery with Barker Funeral Home in charge

OBITUARY, The Correctionville News, 3 October 1979, page 5:  Mrs. Belva Ashmore, 88, of Correctionville, died Monday, August 24, 1979, in a nursing home in Correctionville.  Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the United Methodist Church in Correctionville.  Rev. Matt Leach officiated.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Barker Funeral Service.  Belva E. Ashmore, daughter of Joseph William and Kissiah (Barrett) Downey, was born July 1, 1891, near Correctionville.  She lived in the Correctionville area until she was united in marriage to Clifford Ashmore on September, 21, 1910, in Sioux City.  They resided in Sioux City a few years, returning to the Correctionville area where they farmed from 1941 and moved into the town of Correctionville.  Clifford passed away in 1967.  Belva was an active member of the Evangelical Church and the United Methodist Church when they were combined.  To this union 6 children were born.  Survivors include 1 son, Glenn of Sioux City; 3 daughters.  Mrs. Earl (Wilma) Reed of San Bruno, CA, Mrs. Joe (Carol) Cunningham and Mrs Wilbert (Arlene) Bollmeyer of Correctionville, 1 brother, Vivan Downey of Hemet, CA, 2 sisters, Mrs Bessie Gordon of Sioux City and Mrs. Goldie Flisher of Des Moines, 11 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Dale in infancy, a daughter Dorothy, her parents and two brothers


OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 24 August 1967:  Clifford C. Ashmore passed away August 14, 1967, at Cherokee, Iowa, at the age of 78 years, 9 months and 11 days.  He was the son of Carrol Omar and Jennie (Coon) Ashmore, born November 25, 1888, near Correctionville where he has lived most of his life.  On September 21, 1910, he married Belva Downey in Sioux City.  He was a member of the Correctionville Evangelical United Brethern Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant son, Dale.  He is survived by his widow, four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy McKenna of Milpitas, CA, Mrs. Wilma Reed of San Bruno, CA, Mrs. Arlene Bollmeyer and mrs. Carol Cunningham, both of Correctionville, two brothers, Howard and Fred, both of Correctionville, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 16, at 2 p.m. at the Evangelical United Brethren Church with Rev. C.W. Kerns officiating.  Mrs. Fay Hinckhouse and Mrs. Lois Frost sang "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset" accompanied by Mrs. Eldred Frahm, organist.  Pallbearers were Paul Pedersen, James Ashmore, Roy Downey, LeRoy Flisher, Robert Ashmore and Junior Hunwardsen.  Mrs. Bernice Hayes and Mrs. Lois Hansen cared for the flowers.  Ronald Hayworth and Leland Frost arranged the cars.  Interment was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Wilson-Hull Funeral Home


Funeral services were held for Mrs. Jennie Ashmore at 2:00 Wednesday at the Evangelical Church.  Rev. Arthur Dyson, of the Methodist Church, conducted the services.  Mrs. Don Michaelson sang "Good Night Here and Good Morning Up There", "The Old Rugged Cross", and "Beautiful Garden of Prayer"", accompanied by Mrs. Paul Anderson.  Mrs. R. L. Madison and Miss Bethel Madison cared for the flowers and R. L. Madison arranged cars.  Pallbearers included Dick Galvin, Fred Holcomb, Merlin Heath, Andrew Trimble and Henry Cammarigg.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Hull funeral home.  Mrs. Jennie Ashmore, age 77, a resident of Woodbury County for 66 years, passed away at her home in Correctionville on May 26 after an illness of over six years.  Mrs. Ashmore was born April 6, 1870, at Spring Green, WI, the youngest of seven children of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Coon.  On December 31, 1887, she was united in marriage to Carroll Omar Ashmore.  To this union, five children were born, Clifford, Howard, and Mrs. Ruth Lahann of Correctionville, Fred and Mrs. Bessie Lahann of Cushing.  Her husband preceded her in death in 1944.  Survivors include five children, eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, one brother, John Coon, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Worthan, both of Correctionville.  She was converted in 1894 and has been a member of the Evangelical Church for 53 years.  She was a kind and loving wife and mother and a friend in need at all times.

Submitted by: "Raymond"

Wed, 23 Jun 2004 21:43:56 -0700


Sioux City Journal, March 23, 1948:

Funeral services for John M. Aspen, 66, 2806 So. Glass Street, (Sioux City), who died Saturday at his home, will be at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday at the Nelson-Berger funeral home.  Rev. O. B. Anderson will officiate.  Burial will be in Graceland Park cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John Linsley, Charles Ajamy, James Dunn, Howard Prouty, Hans Poulsen and H. N. Labbitt.


Utility Flashes - published monthly in the interest of employees of the Sioux City Gas & Electric and Iowa Public Service Companies, April 1948:
John Aspen, 66, who died March 20, (1948) was employed by the Sioux City Gas & Electric Company 37 years.   He was born in Oslo, Norway, August 6, 1881.  A resident of Sioux City 55 years, he came here from Norway when he was 11.
John's work for the company began in 1906.  He had the unique distinction of being among the first to break ground for the construction of the giant gas holder now situated at the foot of the new viaduct between Iowa and Court streets.  Some years afterward, John suffered severe injuries in a fall while helping to build the smoke stack at Kellogg station.  He was for many years incapacitated from it.  Since then he had worked at less arduous tasks, including that of custodian at the main office building.  He was pensioned in February 1943.
All who knew John were his good friends.  In the words of one, "There probably never was a more conscientious and faithful employee."  He had fond recollections of his employment here and until his death had remained cheerful in spite of his sickness.
He is survived by the widow, Ellen; two sons, Richard and Donald of Sioux City; and two daughters, Mrs. Ethyl Jensen and Mrs. Lois Hoffman both of Porterville, Cal.
Donna (Roose / Aspen) Sahagian
Simi Valley, CA


OBITUARY, Anthon Herald, 18 October 1944, page 3: Elizabeth L. Anderson was born in Arena, Wisconsin, October 31, 1853, and passed away at her home in Sioux City October 5, 1944, at the age of 90 years, 11 months and 5 days. She was united in marriage to W.W. Coon November 28, 1873, in Shelby Co., Iowa. They moved to Woodbury County a few years later and settled on a farm four miles south of Correctionville, where they passed 28 years. They moved to Sioux City in 1908. To this union nine children were born. One daughter, Elsie Denton, preceded her in death. Her husband, W.W. Coon, passed away 14 years ago. Survivors include the following children: Mrs. James Mayclin of Chamberlain, South Dakota; J. A. Coon of Correctionville; Forest V. Coon of LaSalle, Colorado; Mrs. Gladys Denton of Missoula, Montana; Mrs. Zelma Babcock, Goldie Coon, H. W. Coon and James B. Coon, all of Sioux City. Fifteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends also mourn her passing. Funeral services were held at Anderson Funeral Home in Sioux City, Monday, October 9, with interment in Graceland Cemetery, Sioux City.


The Correctionville News
Bertha Anderson, daughter of George and Ella Skinner Coon was born at Correctionville, Iowa on Sept 21, 1883 and passed away Nov 11, 1981 at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home at Correctionville. She had reached the age of 98 years, one month and 20 days. She was married to Claud Anderson at Ida Grove on Febr. 25, 1903. The farmed in the Correctionville area until 1936 when they moved into town. He preceded her in death in 1943. Bertha was a member of the Church of Christ. She entered the nursing home in Febr. of 1974. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, and one son Merill, and 8 brothers and sisters. She is survived by four sons, Orville of Richland, Washington; Clifford of Camden, Arkansas; and Donald and Lowell of Marine, Illinois; one sister Mrs. Maud Page of Sioux City; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Services were held for Mrs. Anderson Saturday, Nov 14, 1981, 10:00 a.m. at Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville. Rev. Tom Steele conducted services, with Dean Cockburn accompanying Mrs. Lee Smith who sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere". Pallbearers were Roger Mead, Clair Hatfield, Duane Anderson, Moss Andersen, Leonard Beaver and Fred Briese, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Flemming had care of the flowers. Interment was in the Correctionville Cemetery under the direction of Barker Funeral Home.
From: Raymond Coon 
Sent: Sun 1/7/01 9:54 AM


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