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Wallace, Kate – Obituary

Mrs. Kate Wallace, 84 resident of the Modale community for 82 years, died at her home there at 3:30 a.m. Monday. She was born 20 August 1865 at Hamburg, Iowa. Her husband William Wallace, died 5 June 1914. Mrs. Wallace is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. K. L. Vittitoe of Mondamin, Iowa and Mrs. Aaron Strain of Modale, Iowa; a sister Mrs. Belle Darmel of Little Sioux, Iowa; two brothers, William Davis of Modale and Albert Davis of Bronson, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hardy-Yutesler funeral home in Missouri Valley and will remain there until time of the services. The rites will be held in the funeral home at 2:20 p.m., Wednesday with the Rev. Charles Horejs, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiating. Mrs. Lester Yager will be vocal soloist. Internment will be in the Calhoun Cemetery. Pallbearers: George, Sam, Walter and Lehman Vittitoe, Frank Neff and Harry...

Wallace, William Loyd – Obituary

William Loyd Wallace was born in Clay Township, Harrison County, Iowa, 2 December 1860 and died at his home north west of Modale, Iowa 5 June 1914 aged 53 years, 6 months and 3 days. He was married to Miss Kate Davis, also a resident of Harrison County on 9 November 1883. To this union there were born four children; three girls; Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. Kelly Vittitoe of Woonsockt, south Dakota and Susie who resides at home, and one boy, William Howard who also resides at home. Mr. Wallace lived his entire live in clay township. He was the oldest of a family of nine children of which five brothers survive him, namely, Frank, and Emory of Desota, Nebraska, James, George and Bruce of Mondamin. the funeral services were held at the home last Sunday morning and were in charge of the Mondamin I.O.O.F lodge of which he was a member. Rev. Findley of Modale M. E. church preached the funeral sermon. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Calhoun. The bereaved members of the family have the sympathy of the entire community in this great trial. Card of Thanks we wish to heartily thank our many friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us during the hours of sickness and death of our beloved husband and father. Mrs. W.L. Wallace and...

Sharpnack, Mrs. W. M. – Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. W. M. Sharpnack were held at Modale Church of Christ last Saturday afternoon, with T. H. Jeys of Nevada, Iowa in charge. Internment was made in Calhoun cemetery. Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. David Wiltse, Mrs. Geo. Parker and Mr. will Lockling, with Miss Neita Harvey as pianist. The death of Mrs. Sharpnack came as a great shock to old friends and relatives here, who were concerned about the condition of Mr. Sharpnack, forgetting the weaken condition of his wife. The casket, together with the family arrived on the flyer at 8 o’clock and was taken to the fountain home. Among those from out of town for the funeral were: W.M. and Blandena Sharpnack, Merriam, Kansas; Mrs. Ella Johnson, Cozad, Nebraska; W. I Sharpnack, Lycan, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Sharpnack, Omaha, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Sharpnack, Sioux City, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. John West, Whiting, Iowa; Gussie West and Frank West, Onawa, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Mobley, Blenco, Iowa; Mrs. Dot Mullen, Sioux City, Iowa; Mrs. Robena Gruber, Council Bluffs,...

Davis, Sam – Obituary

Sam Davis, one of Aitkins county’s most progressive farmers, passed away Tuesday night at his farm home a few miles northeast of town. The end came after a long period of illness, the last eight months of which he spent most of the time confined to his bed. Mr. Davis was but 59 years old at the time of his death and during the years he had lived here he had built up one of the most attractive farms in the county. He and Mrs. Davis were among the pioneers in the turkey industry. Their birds had become know in many states of the union for their fine quality. Sam Davis was born 17 November 1881 in Modale, Iowa the son of Richard and Susan Little, Iowa pioneers. He grew to manhood at the place of his birth and on December 31, 1903 he married Bessie Layton at Blair, Nebraska. They made their home in Modale for several years before moving to Aitkin in March 1913. Survivors are Mrs. Davis and four daughters, Mrs. Dale Alton (Velma) of Little Sioux, Iowa; Mrs. Dave LeDoux (Frances, Crosby; Mrs. Kermit Broselle (Wilma) Aitkin; Mrs. Eugene Wallis (Loretta) Little Sioux, Iowa; 3 grandchildren, Bobby Broselle, Leonard LeDoux, Judy Jean Wallis; three brothers, Tom, Mondamin, Iowa, Albert, Hornick, Iowa; William, Modale, Iowa; 2 sisters, Mrs. Kate Wallace, Modale; Mrs. Belle Ferris, Oregon. A son died in infancy. The body will lie in state at the home until tomorrow (Friday) when he will be brought to the Seavey funeral home where a Christian Science funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Arthur Porter, C.B.S....

Obituary of Kate Wallace

Mrs. Kate Wallace, 84 resident of the Modale community for 82 years, died at her home there at 3:30 a.m. Monday. She was born 20 August 1865 at Hamburg, Iowa. Her husband William Wallace, died 5 June 1914. Mrs. Wallace is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. K. L. Vittitoe of Mondamin, Iowa and Mrs. Aaron Strain of Modale, Iowa; a sister Mrs. Belle Darmel of Little Sioux, Iowa; two brothers, William Davis of Modale and Albert Davis of Bronson, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hardy-Yutesler funeral home in Missouri Valley and will remain there until time of the services. The rites will be held in the funeral home at 2:20 p.m., Wednesday with the Rev. Charles Horejs, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiating. Mrs. Lester Yager will be vocal soloist. Internment will be in the Calhoun Cemetery. Pallbearers: George, Sam, Walter and Lehman Vittitoe, Frank Neff and Harry...

Obituary of William Loyd Wallace

William Loyd Wallace was born in Clay Township, Harrison County, Iowa, 2 December 1860 and died at his home north west of Modale, Iowa 5 June 1914 aged 53 years, 6 months and 3 days. He was married to Miss Kate Davis, also a resident of Harrison County on 9 November 1883. To this union there were born four children; three girls; Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. Kelly Vittitoe of Woonsockt, south Dakota and Susie who resides at home, and one boy, William Howard who also resides at home. Mr. Wallace lived his entire live in clay township. He was the oldest of a family of nine children of which five brothers survive him, namely, Frank, and Emory of Desota, Nebraska, James, George and Bruce of Mondamin. The funeral services were held at the home last Sunday morning and were in charge of the Mondamin I.O.O.F lodge of which he was a member. Rev. Findley of Modale M. E. church preached the funeral sermon. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Calhoun. The bereaved members of the family have the sympathy of the entire community in this great...

Obituary for Mrs. W. M. Sharpnack

Funeral services for Mrs. W. M. Sharpnack were held at Modale Church of Christ last Saturday afternoon, with T. H. Jeys of Nevada, Iowa in charge. Internment was made in Calhoun cemetery. Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. David Wiltse, Mrs. Geo. Parker and Mr. will Lockling, with Miss Neita Harvey as pianist. The death of Mrs. Sharpnack came as a great shock to old friends and relatives here, who were concerned about the condition of Mr. Sharpnack, forgetting the weaken condition of his wife. The casket, together with the family arrived on the flyer at 8 o’clock and was taken to the fountain home. Among those from out of town for the funeral were: W.M. and Blandena Sharpnack, Merriam, Kansas; Mrs. Ella Johnson, Cozad, Nebraska; W. I Sharpnack, Lycan, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Sharpnack, Omaha, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Sharpnack, Sioux City, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. John West, Whiting, Iowa; Gussie West and Frank West, Onawa, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Mobley, Blenco, Iowa; Mrs. Dot Mullen, Sioux City, Iowa; Mrs. Robena Gruber, Council Bluffs,...

Modale Iowa High School Graduates

These names were compiled from lists given by members of the community.  We sincerely hope no names have been omitted.  I do not know if there was a list at the school of the graduates, this is what the Modale book contained. Class of 1896 Ella Dakin Della Hammer Kathryn Kirlin Susie Kirlin Mertie Pritchard Nancie Pritachard Class of 1897 Nettie Bourne Della Boyd Nettie Bracken Floyd Crouch Nettie Cutler Lela Harvey Zayda Linn Orphia Ritchison Minnie Snyder Class of 1898 James Parker George Parker Bertha Crouch Jackson Motz Class of 1899 Stella Parker Etta Wilson Nettie Ross Clara McQueen Class of 1900 Dolly Morrow John Flynn William Engelke Mayme Kirlin May Morrow No Classes 1901-02 and 03 Class of 1904 Pearl Hammer John Ragans Della Hiddleston Max Zahner Eva Ferris Charles Hammer Class of 1905 Kate Logan Edion Moyers Josie Wade Atta Becker Vera Hammer Roy Wiltse No Classes 1906-07 and 08 Class of 1909 George D. McQueen Florence Stine Austin Wiltse Chauncey Zahner Fred Kelly Harry McQueen David Townsend Roy Wiltse No Class 1910 Class of 1911 Ray Fountain Jess Middleton Fred Sharpnack David L. Wiltse Advivan Mintun Ona Newton Odessa Ritchison No classes 1912-13 Class of 1914 Lola Dray Ada Nelson Velma Kelly Class of 1915 Ruth Fountain Ida Hudson Neta Harvey Class of 1916 William Lockling George Wiltse Francis Day Class of 1917 Bruce Clifton Melvena Evans Mila Field Fay Hudson Mason Layton Clarence Middleton Ruth Olinger Dryden Quist Luther Snyder William Beebe Margaret Olinger Class of 1918 Glenn Hammer Warren Fusselman Gladys Johnson Lucy Peer Berniece Hudson Class of 1919 Bertha Field Vernon McQueen...

Modale Iowa Early Residents

Early residents of the town of Modale Iowa. C. L. Arbaugh J. & E. Ashcraft J. Bahrer H. Behrens R. Bennet S. Berkley M. Bieger Geo. Blackman M. Blenkiron Mary Boner N. Boynton C. G. Brandriff A. & C. Brown V. Bunn E. Burke J. Clark A. Cochrane Silas Cook T. J. Cook V. Cooper E. Crashaw M. Davenburg W. Doty H. Dykeman J. Elston J. Fry D. Gamit Wm. Garner H. Geith D. Gilett Chas. Gilmore A. Gregory Janes Haas J. Harker S. & L. Heaston J. Hicks W. Hill A. Hollis Geo. Kager Wm. Kennedy W. Kinney J. Klein A. Laramie H. Locklin I. Ludwig J. McCrillis W. McDonald J. Merchant Wm. Middleton C. Miller J. Mintun C. Morrow F. W. Myers J. Neal J. Noyes J. O’Connor J. Olmstead Oscar Olson D. Parker J. Reed J. Rice J. Richards Allen Robertson Geo. Robertson J. Robeson Geo. Ross George A. Ross John Ross Benjamin Ross Chas. Save I. Seeley H. Sharpnack B. Sherman S. Shocklin C. Sims J. Snow Z. G. Snyder W. Stansberry John Stevens Wm. Stone D. Straight P. Strode J. Swaney E. & W. Thomas Dolly Tucker S. Turnbull H. Unmack C. Utsler Steven Vittitoe Fred Voss J. Walton J. Wilkinson L. Woodsworth J. Yocum G. Yutesler Source: Pride of Modale History. Modale Iowa: Centennial Committee....

Modale Iowa Civil War Veterans

Civil War Veterans who resided in Modale Iowa. The list was created in 1884, but we are unsure if all the men listed here were still alive at that time. James Alexander Jacob Antabus Jesse Arbaugh John Arbaugh H. O. Beebe James Bird Jesse Bowman W. H. Bourne R. G. Boyd S. J. Bracken F. M. Caywood David Clever Levi Crouch Charles Cutler Aaron Davis Richard Davis Nebraska Indian Scout J. M. Epperson Henry George, Died in war J. S. Lightell B. F. Martin James McManimie Julius Miller Jennings Morrow W. W. Morton J. W. Myers Sidney Palen John Pritchard Josiah Ragen W. S. Richards Allen Robertson S. J. Robinson Jacob Rosenberger George A. Ross, Died in war Charles Saeve H. H. Shacklett D. C. Scirly Source: Pride of Modale History. Modale Iowa: Centennial Committee....
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