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Almeda Rudd (1882 - 1959)


Posted By: Pamela Wagler
Date: 4/6/2022 at 18:49:39

The Hawkeye-Gazette
Burlington, Iowa
May 17, 1959

Almeda Rudd

FORT MADISON - Almeda May Kirby Rudd (76), 813 Avenue D. died Friday at her home. She had been in failing health for several weeks.

A Fort Madison resident for nearly 30 years, she was born on May 22, 1882 near Burlington.

She married James R. Shepperd in 1901 and married William Rudd in 1929.

A member of the First Baptist church, she is survived by two sons, Everett Shepperd of Donnellson and Virgil Shepperd of Cantril; one brother, Porter M. of Burlington; one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Viola VanDorn of Murdock, Ill.; one granddaughter, Loretta June Ems Bisser of Hammond, Ind.; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Her parents, one daughter, two brothers and her husband are dead.

Burial will be in the Oakland cemetery. Rev. Francis Hitch of the First Baptist church will officiate.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Barr Memorial chapel in Fort Madison.


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