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Thomas Hersey - Thomas Hersey rites at Parkersburg will be held on Thursday -Dec. 1936
Parkersburg, Ia. - Funeral services for Thomas T. G. Hersey, who died Monday afternoon at his home of
heart ailment, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Methodist church, Rev. W. Bearse, pastor, officiating. Burial
will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Hersey was born Feb. 23, 1863, in Grafton, Mass. In 1883 he married Deborah Card, who survives,
with one daughter, Mrs. Axel Jochumsen. A brother, William Hersey died at Clarion Nov, 8.
Mr. Hersey was a member of the Methodist church and M.W.A.
Lorain (Freeland) Card
Mrs. Charles E. Card, 91, died Saturday at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital. She had lived in Waverly 22 years
and had spent the rest of her life in Butler County.
Mrs. Card (Lorain Freeland) was born March 9, 1869 at Parkersburg and was married to Charles Card at
solon in 1885. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in 1955.
Survivors include on son, Henry Card of Dumont, and three daughters, Mrs. Fred Norman, Chapin; Mrs. C.
J. Sheffer, Waverly; and Mrs. Elmer Werth, Bijou, Calif.
There are also 15 surviving grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 39 great great grandchildren.
Mrs. Card was preceded in death by her husband and by one daughter, Flossie.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Dumont United Brethren Church. Burial was in the Dumont
Perry Card - May 20, 1922
Perry Card, Parkersburg, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. May Satre, 86 Commercial Street, age 70
years. He had been a resident of Parkersburg three years and came to Waterloo Sunday to take treatment for
diabetes from which he had suffered for two years. Mr. Card is survived by six sons and three daughters.
Burial will be in the Sinclair Cemetery, three miles from Parkersburg, after services in Parkersburg at 2 p.m.
James Card, Shell Rock, age 77, died Thursday morning, July 29, at his home in Shell Rock.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 2, at the Halverson funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Carrol
Usher of the Methodist Church officiating, and burial in Riverside Cemetery. A family prayer service was held
at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Card is survived by his wife, Ida; three sons, Glenn, Shell Rock, Clarence, New Hartford, William of
Hayward, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Anno (Jeanette) Hook, Hawkeye; 13 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs.
Henry Rich of Bovey, Minn., and Mrs. Herb Erhorn, Grand Rapids, Minn.; and one brother, Ernest Card,
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter and one sister. Mr. Card had lived in Shell Rock for
the past 14 years and was a retired farmer.
Irvin Card, 77, Buried Sunday - Parkersburg Eclipse
Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Houts funeral home for Irvin Card who passed away
last Friday at his home here. Rev. Lyman Church of New Hartford was in charge of the services. Burial was
made in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Irvin Card, son of Lyman and Malinda Card, was born at the farm home eat of Sinclair on July 9, 1866 and
passed away at his home in Parkersburg, March 10, 1944, at the age of 77 years, eight months and on day.
On October 13, 1891, he was united in marriage to Mary Booheister and to this union four children were born.
He is survived by his wife and three sons, Elmer, Ward and Floyd, all of Parkersburg, four grandchildren and
two sister, Mrs. Lydia Church and Miss Julia Card. One grandson Pvt. Harold Bloomfield is with the Air
Force, stationed at Truax Field, Madison, Wisconsin.
Preceding him in death was a daughter, a grand daughter and four sisters.
Mr. Card spent most of his early life on the home farm east of Sinclair, moving from there to Parkersburg in
1919 where he was employed by the Highway Commission until seven years age when he retired. He will be
greatly missed by his family and a host of friends and neighbors.
Parkersburg - Funeral services for Ward Card, 65, who died early Friday at Allen Memorial Hospital,
Waterloo, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Engelkes funeral home; burial in Oak Hill cemetery; survived by wife;
daughter, Mrs. Raymond Simon; two brothers: Elmer and Floyd; all of Parkersburg; Engelkes funeral home in