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8 Monday. Oct. 25, 1913 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE IOWA EDITOR IS BURIED MONDAY George Flood, 45, Was Beloved in Community Erometsbure--Funeral services were held Monday morning at St. Thomas church in Emmetsburg for George Flood, 45, who died oÂ£ a heart attack at his Friday morning. Mass was read by his nephew, the Key. Thomas Flood of Waterloo. Burial was in St. John's cemetery at Emmetsburg. Members of the K. C. of which Flood was a member, met at the home Sunday evening at 8:30 to recite the mass, and attended the funeral in a body. George Flood, well known and respected member ot this community, was born May 10, 1898, in West Bend, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Flood. In 1928 he became editor of the Emmetsburg Reporter where he served very capably for 16 years. On October 17, 1928, he was married to Angela O'Brien oÂ£ Ayrshire. The young couple established their home in Emmetsburg. Flood was very active in the Emmetsburg community theater to which he gave freely of his talents. He was a fine actor and took part in a great many plays. He played the leading role in "Sham" which placed second in the Iowa state contest several years ago. Other plays in which he played a leading role included the Potash and Purlmutter plays, Â·'NotKing But the Truth," "Gappy Hicks," "Peg O' My Heart," and "Welcome Stranger." Surviving are his wife, his 90 year old mother, Mrs. James Flood, 1 brother .James, of Osage, and 4 sisters, Sister Mary Carmeline, of Chicago, Mrs. C. A. Long of Long Beach, Cal., Mrs.. J. M. Neary of Cedar Hapids, and Mrs. W. J. Fisher of Emmetsburg.