Seaman John Justin Kelleher


Splendid Young Man Died Yesterday

Seaman John Justin Kelleher, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kelleher, Sr., died at a local hospital at 12:30 yesterday after two weeks illness from influenza and pneumonia. The young man was 20 years of age and a graduate of the Iowa City High school and had entered the university as a member of the Student Army Training Camp, navy department. Surviving are the parents, four sisters, Mary, Helen, Florence and Dorothy, and one brother Paul. There will be a private funeral at the family home 1139 East Burlington street at 10:30 Saturday morning. Interment at St. Joseph's cemetery.

~Iowa City Citizen, October 18, 1918


-transcribed and Submitted by Sharyl Ferrall for Iowa in the Great War
Iowa GenWeb County Coordinator, Allamakee, Clayton, Winnebago counties
Iowa Old Press IAGenWeb Special Project Co-coordinator