The Mount Ayr Record, 1922
OBITUARY - WILLIAM WALLACE RAINEY.
William Wallace RAINEY was born in Beaver county, Pa., February 1, 1852, and died at his home on Badger Mountain, East Wenatchee,
Washington, Tuesday evening, July 18 , aged 71 years, 6 months and 17 days.
He was married in 1875 to Martha Apaline
DIXON, of Palestine, Ohio, and they made their home there on a farm until the spring of 1882, when they decided to make their
home inthe west. They came to Mount Ayr, Iowa, and located on a prairie farm. Five years laster they moved to Riley and then to
Athens township. They made their home in Athens township until 1906, when they moved to a farm near Wenatchee, Washington,
where two of their sons, Frank and Harry, are located.
Those remaining to mourn the loss of a beloved husband and father are
his wife, three sons, John, of Kellerton; Frank and Harry, of East Wenatchee, Washington; seven grandchildren, two brothers and
Mr. RAINEY was a devoted husband and father and a citizen that was respected by all who knew him. His words were the
truth and his teachings were to tell the truth and be honorable in all dealings and to have friends.
We mourn the loss of him from
our midst, but God has called him from us and the sufferings of earth are at an end.
He was a member of the United
The funeral services were held Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the Jones & Jones undertaking parlors.
Rev. Frank E. BEATEY, of the Presbyterian church officiated. The remains were laid to rest in the Wenatchee cemetery.
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