Thursday, November 26, 2009

Harry Marshall Moore, 1888-1953

The Rock Island Argus - 5 October 1953
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Harry M. Moore Succumbs After Year's Illness
  Harry Marshall Moore, 65, of 174 Fifteenth Avenue, East Moline, died in his home at 5:20 o'clock this morning after about a year's illness. Mr. Moore, a resident of East Moline since 1937, was a carpenter by trade and prior to his illness was employed as a carpenter foreman by the Stoehr and Palmgren Contracting firm of Moline.
  Mr. Moore was born in Appanoose County, Iowa, April 19, 1888. He married Osce Brittain in Centerville, Iowa, Sep. 29, 1915. He was a member of the AFL Carpenter's union. Survivors besides the widow are a son, William Donald Moore, in the army at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., two brothers, D. E. Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, and B. L. Moore of Akron, Ohio. One brother, a sister and his parents preceded him in death.
  The body was removed to the Wendt Funeral Chapel in East Moline, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. A. M. Beadoin, pastor of the First Baptist church will officiate. The body will be taken to Seymour, Iowa, Mr. Moore's former home, where additional services will be held in the Baptist church in that city. Burial will be in South Lawn cemetery, Seymour.
  Friends may call at the Wendt chapel after 7 p.m. today.
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  This obituary was transcribed from the Rock Island County Message Board on Ancestry.com where it was posted on 25 November 2004 by Leah McKin of California.

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