Location: Fremont Iowa

Wolfe, Edith May Byram – Obituary

Edith May Byram, daughter of Rev. F. N. and Tabitha [McEwen] Byram, was born in Murray County, Minn., May 14, 1872, and in 1874 removed with her father’s family to Fremont, Iowa. Here she attended school and grew to womanhood, and was married to F. Wolfe on December 13, 1892. To this union four children were born – Walter Rex, Carl Vernon, Ralph Donavan, and infant daughter Marjorie Bitha, who with the bereaved husband a a large circle of friends and relatives, are left to mourn her untimely death; yet they mourn not as those that have no hope. The

Linsley, Vesta Phillippe – Obituary

Visitation: Open after 2:00 PM with family present between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM February 29, 2008 at Fremont Funeral Chapel Funeral Service: 10:00 AM March 01, 2008 at Fremont Funeral Chapel Interment: Cedar Township Cemetery, Fremont, Iowa Vesta Linsley, 97 formerly of the Fremont-Hedrick area passed away February 25, 2008 at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Vesta was born January 30, 1911 the daughter of Asa G. Phillippe and Carrie Amelia Lawson Phillippe. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1928 and attended William Penn College in Oskaloosa where she received her teaching certificate. She

Brewer, Hazel Ruth Lee – Obituary

Mrs. Hazel R. Brewer, 62, 4385 Reed, Wheat Ridge, died at her home Sunday, Feb. 12. She was born July 23, 1915, at Fremont, Iowa where she was married to Harry P. Brewer, June 4, 1939. They came to Greeley in 1946 and she worked for Blue Cross, Blue Shield at Weld County General Hospital and as a secretary to Dr. J. A. Weaver, Jr. She was a member at the First Christian Church, the order of the Eastern Star and various bridge clubs. In 1975 she moved to Wheat Ridge to make her home with a daughter. Survivors include

Fellers, Cara Agnes Phillippe – Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. H. B. Fellers, 88, a resident of Fort Dodge for the past 44 years, will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in Bruces Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery. Surviving are two sons and a daughter, W. E. Fellers, Theron Fellers and Mrs. Helen Goodspeed, all of Fort Dodge; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Cecil Dinsmore of Fremont. Mrs. Fellers, the former Cara Agnes Phillippe, was born and educated at Fremont. She married Harley B. Fellers there and they farmed near Fremont, later living at Oskaloosa. They came to

Lee, William – Obituary

At his residence on Birch Creek, Nov. 20th [1884], William Lee. Funeral at the house today at 11 a.m. William was born April 26, 1839 in Bartholomew Co., IN. He married Amy Lee on February 21, 1858 in Mahaska Co., Fremont, IA. Amy was only 15 and William was 19 years old when they married. In 1862 they came west to Oregon. Amy and William moved to Pendleton in 1869. Lee’s Crossing was named after William Lee. It is rather shocking that only a one line obituary was written. He and his mother and father-in-law, Mary and J. J. Lee,

Tish, William Preston – Obituary

Funeral services for W. P. Tish, 75, were held at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon from the West Liberty Church, conducted by Earl Warren of Ivy. Burial was made in the West Liberty Cemetery. Mrs. Harland Johnson and Pauline, Mrs. Glenn Swangel and Earl Warren sang “Abide With Me,” “Good Night Here and Good Morning There,” “The City Four Square,” and “God’s Tomorrow.” Pallbearers were B. L. Powell, Chas. Zorn, Levi Martin, Jesse Martin, Guy Hildebrand and Tom Allen. The following obituary was read at the service: William Preston Tish, son of Samuel R. and Alice C. Tish, was born near Searsboro,

Tish, Jennie Belle Alderman – Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. W. P. [William Preston] Tish were held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon from the Church of Christ. The Rev. N. W. Underwood, pastor of the church, conducted the services. Burial was made in West Liberty Cemetery west of town. Pallbearers were Ben Powell, George F. Johnston, R. F. Gregson, Sam E. Smith, George Pratt and Charles Zorn. Mrs. J. L. Ravitts and Mrs. George Morgan sang “We Are Going Down the Valley” and “There Will Be No Night There,” accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Forest Jenkins. Mrs. Tish died late Tuesday evening at her home.

Jackson, Lacy Grant – Obituary

Grant Jackson, 72, formerly associated with the Dain manufacturing Co. in Ottumwa, died Tuesday [July 14, 1953] at the home of his son, Warren Jackson at Chugwater, Wyo. His home is in Pasadena, Calif. He was born in October of 1880 in the Fremont community. He moved from Ottumwa to Chugwater in 1912, going to Pasadena about 10 years ago. Survivors include his wife, the former Susie Pedrick of Ottumwa; two sons, two daughters, and a sister, Mrs. Daisy Storm, Bentonsport. ————————————————- Double funeral services were held last Friday, July 17, at the Iowa Flats Church for Mr. and Mrs.

Phillippe, Green Lee – Obituary

Green Lee Phillippe was born April 11, 1849, in Bartholomew County, Indiana, and died at his home south of town on September 4, 1912, aged 63 years, 4 months and 23 days. The deceased came to Iowa with his parents, Geo. and Agnes Phillippe during the spring of 1851, and located in Cedar Township, Mahaska county, three miles south of Fremont. He was left an orphan at the age of three years. On February 24, 1870, he was married to Mary Jane White and to this union were born four children, two boys and two girls, namely, E.W. Phillipe, of

Lee, Marshall B. Jr. – Obituary

Marshall Bartholomew [middle name is really Burr as he was named after his father] Lee was born in Bartholomew County, Indiana, on May 9, 1850, [Headstone says he was born October 14] and came to Mahaska County with his parents in 1851. He was one of eleven children and when about five years of age his father died. He grew to manhood on the home place south of town, doing his share of the labor on the farm necessary to conduct it successfully. On May 9, 1875, he was married to Miss Hannah Wolfe. Soon after his marriage he bought