July 6, 1916
OBITUARY ~ FRANK HOUSE
Frank House, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard House, was born August 4,
1875, near Alexis, Illinois, and died at the Ensworth Hospital, St. Joseph,
Mo, at 8:30 p. m., July 1, 1916, aged 40 years, 11 months, and 3 days. He grew
to manhood in that vicinity. He emigrated to Taylor County, Iowa, in March of
1909, and later bought a farm in Ringgold
County, where he resided until his death.
On September 9th, 1909, he was married to Miss Lila May Sage, who survives him
to mourn his loss. No children were born to this union.
He also leaves six brothers, - William, Thomas, Harry and Samuel,who live near
by; Fred of La Plata, Mo,; and Edd of Alexis, Illinois.
He was a man of noble worth and sterling qualities and was loved by all who
knew him. His death has removed from us one of the most
loved and honored citizens, and is a great loss to the community in which he
Funeral services were held at the Christian Church on Monday afternoon at
three o'clock and were conducted by Pastor J. W. Johnson; interment in
Clearfield Cemetery. A large number were in attendance.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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