Hamilton County


Victor Theodore Lockwood




Victor Theodore Lockwood was born Mar. 16, 1907 to William Asher and Narpha Dewald Lockwood. He died Jan. 1982 and is buried in the Community Church Cemetery, Kamrar, IA.

Victor served with the U.S. Navy in World War II aboard the USS Jason (ARH-1) in the South Pacific.

His Obituary: Monday, January 11, 1982, Rochester (Ind.) Sentinel

Services were at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Community Church of Kamrar, Ia., for Vic Theodore Lockwood, 74, Kamrar-Webster City, Ia., a former Deedsville, Ind. resident. He died Thursday evening at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines, where he had been a patient since Dec. 24, He had been in ill health for six years.

He was born March 16, 1907 in Deedsville, Ind. to William Asher and Narpha Dewald Lockwood. He attended Manchester College.

He was a service manager for General Motors in Kamrar-Webster City. He married Freda Klaver June 8, 1935; she survives. He served in the U.S. Navy on a repair ship during World War II in the South Pacific. He started his own repair shop in Kamrar in 1957, operating it until 1975 when he retired. He was a member of the Community Church, the American Legion, the Kamrar Lions Club and the AA Club of Webster City.

Surviving are three sisters, Edna Gottschalk, Rochester, Ind.; Ellen Hicks, Freeport, Fla., and Mrs. Harry (Betty) Carr, Plymouth, Ind.; and nieces and nephews. A brother preceded in death.

The Rev. Marvin Camp officiated the service and burial was in the church cemetery.

Source: ancestry.com