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 - Waller Smith, P ity -Walter G, Smith,...
Waller Smith, P ity -Walter G, Smith, .-well*known long'-time resident of'Swea City, died early Sunday morning/ m his home after a ling- firing illness. He had been a semi- invalid since 1953. Funeral services for Mr Smith were held today (Tuesday) at 2 p.m. in the Baptist church with Rev. LeRoy Carter officiating. Burial followed at the Harrison township cemetery. Born-Mar. 23, 1881 in Warren county, la., Walter Gayle Smith was a son of James and Nancy Smith. He came with his parents in a covered wagon, to Algona at the age of eight and moved to Seneca township, where he farmed for 14 years,-in 1899. He was married to Isadora Fish, Mar. 15, 1905 at Seneca and the Smiths moved to Swea City in 1913.: Mrs Smith, a long-time correspondent for the -Upper Des Moines, died in 1957. . , Mr Smith was in the real es- ;ate business and was a farm riariage'r' 'until 'ill 'health" fbrce'd lis retirement. He also served four years on .• the' Kossuth board of review. • ":,'•.••'...; : He is survived byv a daughter, Esther Charlotte Smith, Charles 2ity; two sisters, . Mrs Bertha 2ckholm,.- Mason City, and Mrs Je'lle , Black, Algona; and four >rothers, Luther, Des Moines, Elmer .and Ray, Swea City, and Ernest, Estherville'. Four , brothers and four sisters preceded him n death. 2

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  1. The Algona Upper Des Moines,
  2. 08 Nov 1960, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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