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 - John Nye, pastor Lew Joseph Obituary Lew...
John Nye, pastor Lew Joseph Obituary Lew Joseph, son of the late Joe Joseph and Mary Dubisar Joseph, was born in Johnson county, la., on January 6, 1880. His education was secured in the rural schools of Iowa county. On January 6, 1904, he was united in marriage with Eva Figg. This union was blessed with four children: Harvey Joseph of Austin, Austin, Minn.; Opal Knock of Cedar Rapids; Iva Davolt of Williamsburg; Williamsburg; and Everett Joseph of Williamsburg. Williamsburg. Mr. Joseph was preceded preceded in death by his wife oni July 9, 1922. .. j Mr. Joseph was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Williamsburg, Williamsburg, where he joined faithfully faithfully in the services of the church until the time of his illness. He He lived in the Williamsburg community throughout his entire life and engaged in farming until his retirement in 1938. Mr. Joseph was called to his rest, after several years of failing health, in the home of his daughter daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Davolt, at 3:00 p. m. on May 27, 1952. In addition to his children he leaves to mourn his passing his: 5 sisters; Mrs. D. W. Richards of' Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Tom Baker, of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Mary Mumm of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Miles McMenomy McMenomy of Williamsburg; and Mrs. Harry Simon of Denver, Colorado; twelve grandchildren, and a host of friends and relatives. relatives. Two brothers, Joe Smekal, and Frank Smekal preceded him in death. Interment was iri Oak Hill cemetery. cemetery. Pallbearers were -nephews of the deceased. They were Wilmer Wilmer Mumm, Vermillion Mumm, Ivan Mumm, Duane McMenomy, Dean McMenomy, and Eugene McMenomy. At the service in the church Mrs. Oliver and Ted Ressler sang, "In The Garden," and Mrs. Olivr, soloist, sang, "Face To Face." Accompananist was Mrs. j Ralph Matteson. \

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  1. Williamsburg Journal Tribune,
  2. 05 Jun 1952, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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