Sunday’s Obituary: John Edwards, Jr. in Denison, IA

The following obituary was printed in the Denison Bulletin (IA) on July 11, 1935.
John Edwards was my great-great grandfather.

Obituary of John Edwards Jr., Who Died on July 8
John Ewards [sic], was born June 2, 1877 in Crawford county and died July 8, 1935, aged 58 years, 1 month and 6 days.
When about a year old he moved with his parents to Michigan and then to Canada where he resided for seven years. They returned again to Crawford county where he has since resided, having lived in Dow City and later years in Arion. He united with the Latter Day Saint church in early life.
He leaved to mourn two daughters, Mrs. Mae Davie, Arion, and Mrs. Alma Widen, of Ogden, two sons, Alfred of Sioux City and Elsia [sic] of Missouri Valley; brothers Wallace of Arion and Elden of Pomeroy. There are also 19 grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Dow City L.D.S. church with Elder M.O. Myers, of Deloit, in charge. Burial in the Dow City cemetery

This obit was helpful to me in putting together the timeline of when the Edwards family moved.

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