Phillippe, Carmen Wood – Obituary

Carmen Phillippe, 77, of 1010 5th Ave. East, Oskaloosa, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1992 at the Mahaska County Hospital in Oskaloosa. She was born Jan. 25, 1915 at Reasnor to Edmund and Iva O’Connor Wood. She attended schools in Jasper County and graduated in 1931 from Newton High School. She married (Howard) Lee Phillippe at



Lawson, Grace May Lee – Obituary

Mrs. Grace M. Lawson, 65, of Fremont, died at 2:15 a.m. today [May 3, 1944] at her home in Fremont after being in failing health several years. Her husband, Dr. F. E. Lawson, M. D., died 17 years ago. She had spent all her life in Fremont and Hedrick communities. Survivors are her son, Warren



Hoffman, Ward John – Obituary

FREMONT–Ward J. Hoffman, 86, of Fremont, died Friday, March 2, 1990 at the Mahaska Manor in Oskaloosa. He was born Dec. 3, 1903 in Constantine, Mich., the son of John Luther and Carrie Bishop Hoffman. He moved to Iowa in 1913 and attended Fremont High School. He married Merle Phillippe on July 5, 1929 in



Hoffman, Merle Phillippe – Obituary

FREMONT–Merle P. Hoffman, 84 of Fremont, died Sunday, April 23, 1989 at the Mahaska Manor in Oskaloosa. She was born Dec. 9, 1904 near Fremont, the daughter of Asa G. and Carrie Lawson Phillippe. She graduated from the Fremont High School in 1923 and attended Normal Training College at Cedar Falls. She also attended William



Boyd, Jennie Viola Lee – Obituary

Mrs. J. P. (Jennie) Boyd passed away Saturday, July 12 [1958] at her home following an illness of several weeks. She was 81 years old. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Fremont Methodist Church, in charge of Rev. C. C. Callaham of the Gladbrook Methodist Church, Mrs. Wm. G. Hols played



Wolfe, Velma Laura Russell – Obituary

Velma Laura Wolfe, 79, of Oskaloosa, died Friday, March 14, in the Mahaska County Hospital in Oskaloosa. Graveside service and interment was held 1 p.m. Monday in the Old White Cemetery in Oskaloosa, with Elder Jimmy Kerr officiating. Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa was in charge of arrangements. She was born Aug. 2, 1917,



Wolfe, Orville Raymond Thomas ‘Tom’ – Obituary

Tom Wolfe, 74, 610 D. Ave. W., died Sunday afternoon at Mahaska County Hospital in Oskaloosa. He was born March 1, 1904, in Fremont, to Samuel Wolfe and Minnie Failyer. He later married Velma Russell. Surviving are his wife, Velma, and many nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of World War II. Services will



Ferguson, Elizabeth McEwen – Obituary

Death Comes To Mrs. Ferguson/Valley’s Oldest Pioneer Passes Only four months short of attaining her 100th birthday, Mrs. Elizabeth (Grandma) Ferguson, who was the oldest pioneer woman living in the Kittitas valley, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lottie Ferguson Harris, at 302 E. Fourth street here [March 24, 1951]. She



McEwen, James William – Obituary

James W. Mcewen Pioneer Is Dead Came To The Kittitas Valley In 1871 Health Had Been Failing Fast For Ten Months And Was Confined To Room 4 Months. James William McEwen, pioneer of the valley died yesterday [July 15, 1915] afternoon from leakage of the heart. He was born October 24, 1853 at Oskaloosa, Mahaska



McEwen, John Hager – Obituary

J. H. McEwen, formerly known as “Grandpa McEwen,” was born Bartholomew County, Feb. 4, 1832. When but an infant his parents moved to Decatur Co., Ind., where they resided until 1848, when with their family they moved to Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, where their son, J. H. was married to Miss Jerusha Amelia Morrow, Aug.



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