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Marion W. Dunwoody (d. 1934)


Posted By: Anonymous volunteer
Date: 7/23/2021 at 19:29:25

Marion W. Dunwoody, son of Grant and Mary Dunwoody, was born October 15, 1873, and died at Mahaska hospital March 28, 1934, aged 60 years, five months and 13 days. He was united in marriage to Nellie Williams of Mahaska county, May 2, 1896, who preceded him in death October 3, 1909. To this union was born six children, three sons and three daughters. Mr. Dunwoody was engaged in farming for several years before moving to New Sharon where he resided until his wife's death. He had spent the last few years in Oskaloosa. He was for a time engaged in government work and before his health failed, he was employed as a special policeman in Oskaloosa, where he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Vera Johnston. His son, Harold, died March 13, 1929, after an airplane crash at Amarillo, Tex., and a daughter Velma Mildred, died in infancy. Surviving him are two sons, Elsie and Carl Dunwoody, two daughters, Mrs. Vada Hamilton and Mrs. Vera Johnston of Oskaloosa, three brothers, Dewey of New Sharon, Charles of New Providence, and Martin of Kansas City, Mo., three sisters, Mrs. Emma Goetsch of Grundy Center, Mrs. Lena Adams of Ames, and Mrs. Lela Adams of Zearing, four grandchildren and a number of relatives. Funeral services Saturday afternoon, March 31, with Rev. M. H. Williams, pastor of the First Christian church, in charge. Miss Violet Hawley furnished vocal music with Miss Bernice Miller at the piano. Burial was in Forest cemetery.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank our friends for their kind sympathy and assistance during the time of our bereavement in the death of our father and brother - The Children and Brothers and Sisters. (Daily Herald, Oskaloosa, p. 5).


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