Hamilton County


Edward George Walsh




Edward George Walsh was born May 2, 1911 to John Henry and Catherine Agnes Comisky Walsh. He died Feb. 24, 1990. He is buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Williams, IA.

Edward served in the U.S. Army in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Feb. 26, 1990

Edward Walsh, 78, Spencer, a former Williams area resident, died Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Longhouse Residence in Spencer. A mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Williams, Rev. Carl Reis officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, west of Williams. Graveside flag-folding services will be conducted by American Legion Post 633 of Williams. A scripture service will be held at 7:30 p.m. this evening at the Foster Funeral Home, Webster City, where visitation is until 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Edward Walsh, son of John and Catherine Comisky Walsh, was born May 2, 1911, on a farm south of Williams. He was educated in Williams, and graduated from Williams High School. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II, and for many years was a linotype operator at several newspapers, including the Chicago Herald and the St. Paul Dispatch.

He is survived by a brother, James Walsh, Long Beach, Calif.; a sister, Marcella Keigan, Winstead, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.

Mr. Walsh was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer.

Source: ancestry.com