Location: Modale Iowa

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Business Directory of Modale, Iowa

Last Name First and Middle Business Origin Date City County State Benedict J E Mfg Wagons/Carriages Iowa Modale Harrison Iowa Broadhead Wm Billiard Parlor Ohio Modale Harrison Iowa Cutler C J Post Master/Dry Goods Pennsylvania Modale Harrison Iowa Eddie Wm Dlr Dry Goods Canada Modale Harrison Iowa Hoff J W Dlr Drugs/Medicine Iowa Modale Harrison Iowa Haskins Joseph Proprietor of Ogden House Canada Modale Harrison Iowa Graves J S Blacksmith New York Modale Harrison Iowa Morton W W Attorney at Law Kentucky Modale Harrison Iowa Martin B F Proprietor of City Hotel West Virginia Modale Harrison Iowa Robertson Allen Farmer