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Dodds, Robert Greg 1885-1918

DODDS, TAYLOR

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 3/10/2022 at 19:32:11

Upper Des Moines-Republican
Algona, Iowa
December 18, 1918

ROBERT DODDS DEAD.
Prominent Young Union Township Farmer Victim of Pneumonia. Burial Made Sunday at Algona.

Robert Dodds, one of the well known and popular young farmers passed away last week following a ten days illness with pneumonia at his home in Union township.

Robert Greg Dodds was born on the old home place in Union township in 1885, and was thirty-three years of age at the time of his death. On January 6, 1909, he was united in marriage to Miss Eva E. Taylor. One child was born to this union, Homer William, now eight years of age.

Mr. Dodds was one of the leading young farmers of this section and his death is a sad blow to the entire community. Besides the wife and child, his aged mother, Mrs. William Dodds of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Martin Peterson of Armstrong; Mrs. C. J. Morgan, of Ames; Mrs. Floyd Turner of Algona; and four brothers, Will, who is now ill at his home in Union township; Walter of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, who was unable to attend the funeral; Richard, who has been living in Canada, but who is now seriously ill with pneumonia at his motherís home in this city; and Archie, who is a soldier at Camp Dodge. Funeral services were held at the home and burial was made in Riverside Cemetery on Sunday.


 

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