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LOGAN PARK CEMETERY, INTER TO RECORDS, IRA SAUL BORN 31 DEC. 1867----DIED 14 APRIL 1949. ELIDA MAE ( MAY) SAUL, BORN 12 JUNE,1887----DIED JUNE ------- 1957

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OBITUARY, Sioux City Journal, 25 February 2000:  Raymond Carl Smith

IDA GROVE, Iowa - Raymond C. Smith, 76, of Ida Grove died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove following lengthy illness.  Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Ida Grove, with the Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating. Burial will be in Ida Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. today at Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home in Ida Grove.  Mr. Smith was born Nov. 6, 1923, the son of Carl and Florence (Coon) Smith, in Anthon, Iowa, where he was raised and educated.  He married Lois Short on Nov. 6, 1952, in Anthon. He worked as a welder with Simonsen's Manufacturing in Quimby, Iowa, and later for Midwest Industries in Ida Grove. He retired in 1986 due to health problems.  He enjoyed yardwork and gardening.  Survivors include his wife; four children, Steve of Cherokee, Iowa, Kerry of Ida Grove, Deb and her husband, Mickey Reitz of Ida Grove and Sandy and her husband, Leon Venteicher of Danbury, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Lexie, Nikki and Megan Smith, Laci and Cody Reitz and Trudy, Terry, Tami and Trevor Venteicher; and two sisters, Dorothy Lage of Marcus, Iowa, and Evelyn and her husband, Charles Fortner of Brazil, Ind.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Shaun Smith, three brothers, Wilbur, Donald and Lloyd in infancy; and four sisters, Lila Livermore, Mildred Forch, Vera Fisher and Bonnie Phillips

 


 

OBITUARY, Sioux City Journal, 29 September 1997:  Bradley Ernest Smith, 43, of Correctionville died Friday, Sept 26, 1997, at a Sioux City hospital.  Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Church of Christ in Correctionville, with the Rev. Elmer Hodge and Clif J. Cockburn officiating.  Burial will be in Correctionville Cemetery, Barker Funeral Home in Correctionville is in charge of the arrangements.  Mr. Smith was born Dec 4, 1953 in Sioux City, the son of Wilbur Ernest and Aletha Louise (Casey) Smith.  He graduated from Eastwood High School in Correctionville in 1972.  He married Mary Cope on Nov 23, 1973, in Holstein, Iowa.  He lived most of his life in Correctionville and Moville, Iowa areas.  He was employed in the maintenance department at IBP, Inc. for the past 20 years, most currently as a superintendent.  He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ, where he taught Sunday School and was one of the church pianists.  He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping, restoring his home and was active in promoting music.  Survivors include his wife; a son, Adam of Correctionville, two daughters, Amy and KayCee of Correctionville; mother in law, Alice Cope of Holstein; two brothers in law, Roger Cope and his wife, Sara of Hornick, Iowa, and John Cope of Holstein, and three nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Pallbearers included Don Casey, Curtis Cockburn, Phil Sevening, Phil Casey, Larry Meinen and Dennis Smith.  Wren Smith, vocalist, accompanied by pianist Lila Byers, sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "In Heaven's Eyes" and "How Great Thou Art"


 

OBITUARY, Anthon Herald, 7 May 1969, page 1:  Aletha Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Casey, was born June 29, 1913, at Correctionville and passed away May 3, 1969, at a Sioux City hospital after a long illness.  She attended Woodbury County schools and spent all her life here with the exception of one year in west central Iowa.  She was united in marriage to Wilbur Smith December 14, 1948, at Anthon.  She was baptized in the Church of Christ in Person in 1928.  Survivors include the widower, a son Bradley, at home, her mother, Mrs. Charles Casey of Correctionville, and 4 brothers, Robert of Storm Lake, Russell of Marshalltown, James of Correctionville and John of Fullerton, CA.  She was preceded in death by her father and one sister, Mrs. Ernie Reyman, Funeral services were held May 5 at 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Correctionville with pastors Allen Burnham and Ted Sieck officiating.  Interment was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Wilson-Hull Funeral Service


OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 31 October 1984, page 5:  William Ernest Smith, 81, died Saturday, October 27 at a Sioux City hospital after a brief illness.  He was born May 2, 1903, near Anthon to Carl and Florence (Coon) Smith.  He attended country schools until he started farming with his father.  He worked near the Correctionville area, farming most of his life, and worked at Simonsen's until retiring and moving to Correctionville in 1965.  He married Aletha Casey December 14, 1948, in Anthon at the Church of Christ with Aletha's brother, John Casey, officiating.  Aletha passed away May 3, 1969, after a lengthy illness.  One son, Brad, was born to them.  Wilbur was a long time member of the Church of Christ.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 30, 1984, at the Correctionville Church of Christ with Bryan Myers officiating.  Burial was in Moville.  1 grandchild, Amy, 1 brother, Raymond of Ida Grove, 5 sisters, Mrs. George (Mildred) Forch of Anthon, Mrs. Dorothy Lage of Marcus, Mrs. Vera Fisher of Moville, Mrs Charles (Evelyn) Fortner of Indiana, and Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) Phillips of Oto, several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 1 brother, Donald, and 1 sister, Mrs. Glenn (Lila) Livermore


OBITUARY, Sioux City Journal, 28 March 1997:  Alvin W. Shever, 88, of Anthon died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton, Iowa.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Anthon, with the Rev. Kent Kastler officiating.  Burial will be in Correctionville Cemetery at Correctionville, Iowa.  Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon.  Mr. Shever was born Jan 6, 1909 near Correctionville, the son of Earl Thomas and Myrtle L. (Worthan) Shever.  He farmed in the Correctionville and Anthon areas before moving into Anthon.  He was a member of United Methodist Church and a former member of the Willow Vale Golf Club in Mapleton.  Survivors include two brothers, Ervin of Mapleton and Kenneth of Woodbine, Iowa; and two sisters, Maxine Wright of Correctionville and Gwen and her husband Ray England of Anthon.  He was Preceded in death by his parents.


OBITUARY

Ervin Earl Shever

 Mapleton Press Online, January 2001:  Services were held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2001, at Grace United Methodist Church in Correctionville, Iowa, with Pastor Consorcia A. Sanchez officiating.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Mumford Moon Post 379 and V.F.W. Post #1750, both of Correctionville.  Wren Smith was the soloist and organist for the service  and music was "Amazing Grace", "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art".  Arrangements were made under the direction of the Armstrong Funeral Home of Anthon.  Ervin Earl Shever was born October 18, 1907. in rural Correctionville, Iowa, the son of Earl Thomas and Myrtle L. (Worthan) Shever.  He grew up and was educated in the Correctionville area.  Ervin served his country during World War II in the United States Army for which he was bestowed the Purple Heart.  After returning home, his life's work was in farming.  He entered Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton, Iowa December, 10, 1991 where he continued to reside until his death.  He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Correctionville and the American Legion Mumford Moon Post #79 and the V.F.W. Post #1750, both of Correctionville.  Those survivors left to cherish Ervin's memory include two sisters, Maxine Wright of Correctionville, Iowa and Gwen England and her husband, Ray of Anthon, Iowa, along with other relatives, neighbors and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Alvin and Kenneth.  Pallbearers were George Heckman, Bob Jeffrey, Chris Sands, Raymond Shever, Francis Larsen and Brent Hansen.


OBITUARY, Anthon Herald, 2 October 1974, page 1:  Funeral services for Earl T. Shever, 88, of Anthon were held Friday afternoon, September 27, at the United Methodist Church in Anthon.  Mr. Shever passed away on September 24, 1974, at a Battle Creek hospital after a long illness.  Rev. Forrest E. Flowers officiated at the services.  Mrs. Marjorie Jansen was organist.  Pallbearers were Darwin Shever, Delbert Shever, Allen Sobieski, Darrell Shever, Everett Lewis and Maurince Shever.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Walter Funeral Home.  Earl Thomas Shever, son of Frederick and Sarah Adams Shever, was born in Rock Township near Correctionville on November 10, 1885.  He resided on the same farm until he moved in to the town of Anthon.  On June 3, 1907, Earl and Myrtle Worthan were married at Ida Grove, IA.  They farmed on the Shever farm until retirement in 1949.  Earl had served as a trustee of Rock Township for several years.  Survivors include his wife, Myrtle of Anthon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Maxine) Wright of Correctionville, Mrs. Ray (Gwen) England of Bondurant, IA; 3 sons, Ervin and Kenneth of Correctionville and Alvin of Anthon; 10 grandchildren; 31 grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; 1 sister, Mrs John (Mable) Sobieski of Sioux City, and 3 brothers, Ernest of Correctionville, Oscar of Anthon, and Albert of Cushing.  He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters and 2 brothers


 

OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 15 August 1979, page 1:  Funeral services for Mrs. Earl Shever were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 1979, at the United Methodist Church in Anthon with Rev. Edward A. Schaller officiating.  Burial was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Walter Funeral Home of Anthon.  Mrs. Shever, 88, of Anthon, died Wednesday, August 1, 1979, in a Battle Creek hospital of a long illness.  Mrs. Shever, the former Myrtle L. Worthan, was born November 16, 1890, the daughter of Douglas and Mary Coon Worthan, at Bertram, Linn Co., IA.  She lived in the Bertram community until 1898 when she moved to Cedar Rapids with her parents.  In 1904 they moved to Rock Township near Correctionville.  She was married June 3, 1907, at Ida Grove.  The couple lived on the same farm until retiring and moving to Anthon in 1949.  Mr. Shever died September 24, 1974.  Mrs. Shever entered a Battle Creek nursing home in 1978.  Survivors include 2 daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Maxine) Wright of Correctionville and Mrs. Ray (Gwen) England of Bondurant, 3 sons, Ervin and Kenneth, both of Correctionville and Alvin of Anthon, 2 brothers, Samuel of Correctionville and Perry of Chicago, IL., 10 grandchildren, 32 great grand children, and 7 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters and 2 brothers


OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 25 January 1951, page 1:  Funeral services for William H. Smith, 77, were held Wednesday, January 24, 1951, at 2 p. m. at the Evangelical U. B. Church with Rev. E. J. Berreth officiating.  Mr. Smith passed away very suddenly while doing the chores about his home last Sunday morning following a heart attack.  He had been in apparent good health recently.  Interment was in the Correctionville Cemetery under direction of Wilson-Hull Funeral Home.  William H. Smith was born to William and Sarah Jane Smith on January 13, 1874, at Salina, KS, where he reside with his parents until 1884 when they moved to a farm near Correctionville.  On December 18, 1907, he was united in marriage to Nona Mae Worthan and to his union were born 2 daughters, Mrs. Wilma Groneberg and Mrs. Marvel Walker of Correctionville.  In 1915 he moved with his family to Minnesota returning to Iowa in 1924 when the family lived in and near Correctionville.  Mr. Smith retired from the farm in March 1943 and moved here where he has resided since.  The deceased was a faithful member of the Evangelical church since young manhood.  He is survived by his widow, 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren, Donald, Larry and Karen Groneberg and Raymond Walker, and 3 sisters, Miss Mae Smith and Mrs. Mildred Madison of Correctionville and Mrs. Jennie Person of Sioux City, 2 brothers, Carl and Rober Smith of Correctionville


 

Anthon Herald, May 1972
Donald Victor Smith, son of Carl and Florence Coon Smith, was born at Anthon, IA, May 16, 1917, and passed away Sunday morning, September 3, 1972, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City following a brief illness.  Don was a lifelong resident of the Anthon and Correctionville communities.  He was employed by the Shelgren Hatchery for a number of years and at the time of his passing was employed by VT Industries, Inc., Holstein.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother in infancy.  Survivors include six sisters,:  Mrs. Glen (Lila) Livermore and Mrs. George (Mildred) Forch, both of Anthon, Mrs. Vera Fisher of Moville, Mrs. Dorothy Lage of Marcus, Mrs. Raymond (Evelynn) Jerman Of Indianapolis, IN, and Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) Phillips of Oto; 2 brothers, Wilbur and Raymond, both of Correctionville.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, September 5, at the Church of Christ in Correctionville.  Pastor Allen Burnham officiated.  Pallbearers were Wayne Livermore, Gerald Forch, Bradley Smith, Steven Smith, Gregory Phillips and James Lage.  Internment was in Oak Hill Cemetery at Anthon with Barker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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SHANANHAN In Sioux City, Ia., Wednesday, September 16, 1908, Timothy Shanahan, 512 West Ninth street, aged 53 [?] years.  The deceased man was born in Limerick, Ireland.  He is survived by a wife and five children, Margaret, May, J.C. and T. E., of Sioux City, and T. F. of Victor, Colo.  He was a member of the Cathedral parish (Sioux City Journal, Thurs. morning, 17 Sep 1908, 8).


 

OBITUARY, Correctionville News, 16 July 1942, page 1: The life of Mrs. Margaret Summers came to a close at a Sioux City hospital Sunday afternoon, July 12, 1942. She had made her home in Correctionville for 65 years. Few persons have had a longer residence here. Margaret Elizabeth Coon was born at Spring Green, Wisc., February 26, 1868. She passed away in a Sioux City hospital July 12, 1942, at the age of 74 years, 4 months and 16 days. In 1877 she moved with her parents to Correctionville when only a child of 9 years of age. This has been her home almost continuously since then. In 1889 she was married to George Summers. The husband preceded her in death August 2, 1915. Five children came to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Summers, all of whom survive the kind and loving mother. The four sons, Edgar of Correctionville, Merle of Jamaica, IA, Wilbur of Primghar, IA, and Russell of Albany, OR, one daughter, Ms. Cora Tangeman of Los Angeles, CA, one brother, Jasper Coon of Chico, CA, and 7 grandchildren. For some years Mrs. Summers was a member of the Evangelical Church. She was a devoted mother, a good neighbor and a kind friend. Funeral services were held at the Wilson-Hull Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Robert H. Forrester, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiated. Interment was not made immediately because the daughter who had expected to be present for the services had not arrived. Burial will be made under the direction of Wilson-Hull Service in the Correctionville Cemetery.


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