Rose Anna Stocker O'Banion Obituary
Tuesday, May 6,1952 DIARY V HOUSEWIFE By MARY KAY K1DDER We have our share of bad weather in Iowa, it's true, but when we have nice weather in this state of ours it is really nice. Bet there's nothing more beautiful than a beautiful day hi Iowa. Did you see that ball-of-fire sunset Friday evening after our spring shower? * * * * It's about time to take a look at what some of the other columnists aie saying--give you a little rest from our own chatter. So, we'll scan the most recent bulletin from the Press Columnists of Iowa: Henry Pox, in the Granger Texas, News says--"I got confidence in scientists. They got the brains to out-smart the fly, if we could keep them on the problem long enough to finish it. As it is now, with the brainiest men, the v best laboratories, and nearly all the money there is, the scientific mind today can figure out no really better way to kill a fly than to hit him with a fly swatter. With radar, interceptoi planes, radioactive waves, etc., to throw against a hufoan invader, ail we've got against the fly is screen wire." Grace Dodge White in the Franklin, N. H., Journal-Transcript complains, "There is a feud at our house. I had a gift of a nice little pair of scissors and my husband went and warped them all out ot shape cutting his totenalls." And here's one that a lot of us could sav--esnecially during these summer-like days that we've been having. Earl L. Tucker in, the Thomasvlle. Ala. Times: "If there's any subject I'm really well up ou it Is procrastination. Don't reckon there's a more efficient procrastinator in this section of the country. One reason I can do it so pood is because I practice on it all the time, and too. I was just born with a lot of natural ability." T. M Kelly in his "Scratch Pad" In the Emmetsburg Reporter says, "Most army men plan to retire an:! settle down in a little white house with rambline; roses. At least it's Different to find one who wants to settle in a big White House with rambling five per-centers all about." Spring's got Ray Dohrity of Moravia too H" says in his "Ray's Ramblin's" in the Moravia Union-"What a lovely time to thumb your nose at all routine obligations you have met throughout the winter months and get your hands into the dirt, sorting flower bulbs, cleaning off the yard and garden, hauling away the winter's collection of rubbish, and get the lungs full of trif- spring air." Here's some good advice from Ross Young who writes "Everyday Living" in the Marion Sentinel-"We make too much fuss about differences of opinion. The areas of agreement among good peopl^ are so great that there should be little cause for excitment about the small areas of disagreement." Florence P. Laffer in "Correction Line" in the Correctionville News says, "If we can teach our children to stand on their own two feet, to face their problems, if we teach them that there is no real escape from yourself and that bad behavior always was and always will be stupid, then we have gone a long way toward bringing stability and courage to their confused world." "There is nothing quite so disgusting to a new father." says Katharine Piper in Piper Pen Points" in the Eldora Herald- Ledger, "As a brother-in-law who is handy with a baby." Carl Hogendorn it), his "Main Street Musings" in the North English Record muses that "There is something sweeter than receiving praise--that's the feeling of having deserved it!" Camp Fire Girls Tour ISC Campus Mrs. Kftthryn Alex of Coon Rapids; 17 grandchildren; and many friends. other relatives ROSE ANNA O'BANION DIES AT AGE OF Services for Rose Anna O'Banion, who died May 2 in Jefferson at age of 82, were held at the Methodist church in Dunlap May 5, at 2 pjn. English Visitor (Continued from Page One) been overwhelmed by the reception given her by lowans with whom she began her correspondence. After 13 years of rationing, which still prevails in Great Britain, Mrs. Davey is only too conscious of the horrors of war. For her mother died following a buzz bomb raid, her son who was a Lieutenant commander in the navy, suffered a 95 percent disability when his motor torpedo boat was accidentally strafed by friendly Australian fighter planes in the English Channel and her daughter- in-law has never walked since the day of her husband's injury. In spite of this the friendly graying lady now in her sixties, has survived various crises with typical Britihh stoicism and still smiles Twenty-six girls from the Mini- heka Camp Fire group, all from the 7th grade, took the train to Ames one day recently for a tour of Iowa State college. Accompanying th^m were their sponsors, Mrs. E. G. Baker and Mrs. Wm. E. Hutchinson. The girls are pictured here at stopped for an interval. NELLIE MAE KUNCE ' RITES HELD ON MAY 6 Services for Nellie Mae Kunce, who died May 3 in Jefferson, were held at Slininger chapel May 6, at 2 p. m. Rev. Ellsworth Woods, pastor of the Central Christian church, was in charge of the services. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Williams sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Be- .yond The Sunset", accompanied by Mrs. J. Thomas" Williams. Casket bearers included Ralph of the Methodist church in Dunlap, and Rev. Arthur V. Long, pastor of the Method.st church in Jefferson, were in charge of the services Music was provided by Mrs.' B J Moore and Mrs. Phyhs Miles who sang "Abide With Me" and "Jesus Is Calling," accompanied by Mrs. .G Moore. ; Casket bearers included Edward Bonsall, Harold Bonsall, John Dunham, Marion Bonsall, Wayne Roush and Mervin Hall. j Interment was in Pleasant Hiil cemetery | Rosa Anna O'Banion, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stocker,' is | was born Oct. 1, 1869 in I county, Iowa, and passed away May ( a I 2, 1952 at Jefferson, at the 82 years, 7 months and 1 day, several weeks of illness. j On Feb. 4, 1891 she was united marriage to Geo. Fredrick O'Banion at Dunlap, Iowa. To this union daughters and one son were born. . They lived in that vicinity until and lived for eight years. Then in' Mr - O'Bamon's death in 1938. While 1928 they moved back to Iowa, lo- m D "nlap Mrs O'Banion was very A was the base of the msumc campanile. A highlight of the trip conducted tour of the new studios of Station WOI-TV. They ate a picnic lunch on the campus and had their suppers on the way home in Boone where the train active in the Methodist church and had many friends. After the death years. She was one of a family of 8 children. At the age of 18 years she was united with the Christian Church at Yale, Iowa. In 1948 she placed her membership with the Church of Jeff- has remained a faithful member ever since. She was Central Christian erson, Iowa, and Kunce, Leo Kunce, Warren Kunce,'also a member of the Service Star Carroll Kunce, Johnnie Kunce and Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Richard Kunce. Interment was in Jefferson, cemetery. Nellie Mae Kunce, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alden Ford, was born May 8th, 1884 in Bayard, Iowa and died May 3, 1952 at her home in Jefferson, Iowa, at the age of 67 years 11 months and 25 days. She was united In marriage to Frank A. Kunce on January 3, 1906. To htis union were born six children. eating on a farm at Beaver, Iowa, and later moving to Jefferson, la.,, . which has been their home for 20! Â° f her husband she moved to Jefferson to be near her daughter. Preceding her in death are her husband; her parents; one sister, Mrs. Emma Bonsall and one hall sister, Josie Hall. Those surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Zola Chauncey of Webster City, Mrs Helen Reimann of Jefferson; one son, J. N. O'Banion of San Jose, Calif,; three half brothers, Oliver Stocker of Santa Ana, California; Elmer Stocker of Grand Junction, Colo.; Harvey Stocker of Lawrence, Kan.; four grandchildren, Mrs. Dorothy Henry of Jacksonville, Fla.: Bill Chauncey of Tipton; Shirley Gallager of Palo Alto, Calif., and Betty Bickle of San Carlos, Calif.; five great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. Wars Auxiliary. Preceding her in death are her parents; one son, Rex, who died in 1932 at the age of 18, and one brother dying in infancy. Those surviving are her husband, Frank; two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Womack of Waukee, Iowa; Mrs. Bryle Lawson of Jefferson, Iowa; three sons, Myron and Max of Jefferson, Iowa; Don of Elkin, North Carolina; one grandson, Larry four sons and two daughters. They Kunce of Jefferson, Iowa, who has moved to a farm in the vicinity of, been raised in her home since an Yale, Iowa, after their marriage, infant; four brothers, Homer and and later moving to Panora, Iowa, Arthur Ford of Perry, Iowa; Char- where they resided five years. In ^ ley Ford of Bayard; and Clyde Ford 1920 they moved to Artesian, South of Guthrie Center, Iowa; two sis- Dakota where they purchased land l ters, Mrs. Alice Latimer of Perry; 53 Years When L. C. Hill retired from ness at Columbus Junction recently, he had completed 53 years in business there. He came to Columbus Junction in 1899, and has been a merchant there ever since. --Want Ads are cheap--and they eet results. Try them.