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DESPAIN, Walter H. "Bob": Died 1974


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Date: 10/5/2020 at 12:07:54

Fairfield (Ia.) Ledger
Monday, Sept. 9, 1974

Rites For Bob Despain

Walter H. (Bob) Despain, 83, of Mendota, Ill., formerly of Fairfield, died Saturday at 10:40 a.m., at the Sunrise Nursing Home in Mendota.

Funeral services were today at 2 p.m., at the Elliott Chapel in New London with the Rev. W.O. Talley officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Despain was born on March 21, 1891 at New London, the son of David and Minnie Holland Despain. He married Ruth Fleener. She died in 1960.

Despain also lived in New London where he was a mechanic. While living in Fairfield, he was a longtime employe of the Louden Machinery Co.

He is survived by one son, Robert of Mendota and three grandchildren.

(Transcribed for genealogical purposes only. I am of no relation.)


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