Creston, Union County, Iowa
December 21, 1989
ALVIN E. DAVENPORT DIES - CRESTON
Alvin E. DAVENPORT, 76, 612 N. Grand Ave., Creston, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 13, 1989, at his home.
He was born Nov. 27, 1913, in Kellerton, the son of Leander and Martha (SHOCKLEY) DAVENPORT. On April 22, 1933, he
married Margaret TEDROW in Grant City, Mo.
He farmed in the Greenfield and Clearfield communites before moving to
Creston. He was employed at Wellman-Dynamics until 1975 and then for five years at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home.
DAVENPORT is survived by his wife, Margaret of Creston; two sons, Merrill and wife Shirley of Creston and Marvin and
wife, Evelyn DAVENPORT of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Leona MINNICK
and Dorothy SALTZMAN of Tingley and Cora SPENCER of Waukee; and a brother, Darrell DAVENPORT of Mount Ayr.
was preceded in death by four sisters, two brrothers and a great-grandson.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon
at the Coen-Beaty Funeral Home in Creston with the Rev. Lloyd NUSSBAUM officiating. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery
Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church.
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