Saturday, August 22, 2009

Mrs. John Viles Dies at Vinton

Given name was Clara Baker.

Vinton, Ia., April 19 – Mrs. John Viles died at her home in this city early Wednesday morning. On Tuesday morning she suffered a stroke of paralysis, the stroke coming on while she was about her household duties. She was practically unconscious from the time of the stroke to the time of her death. Deceased was born in Big Grove township, May 31, 1857. She was married on April 11, 1877 to John G. Viles of this city, and she had lived in Vinton since the time of her marriage. She is survived by her husband and two children, Charles C. and Mrs. Florence Hayward, of this city; also two grandchildren, Mrs. Elmer Snow, Waterloo, and John L. Viles, this city, and one great-grandchild, Carl Hayward Snow. Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 2:30 PM by Rev. D. MeMasters, pastor of the Baptist church.

Waterloo Evening Courier, Apr 19, 1918

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