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Katheryn E. "Coke" Gast Calvert
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1905
Floyd County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1963
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA



Katheryn E. Calvert, 58, wife of Chester Calvert, Rock Falls postmaster, died Friday morning in a Mason City hospital.

Mrs. Calvert was born February 12, 1905, in Floyd County, daughter of David and Matilda Gast.

Surviving are her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Vern (Maxine) McDonough; grandson, David McDonough; and granddaughter Susan McDonough; and a brother; David Gast, all of Mason City. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Calvert was a member of the Rock Falls Methodist Church.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial will be in the Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Hogan-McKee Colonial Chapel from 4 p.m. Sunday until the time of services.

Mason City Globe Gazette, Friday November 8, 1963


Chester and Katheryn Calvert's daughter Maxine Calvert married Vernell A. McDonough, the son of David Augustine McDonough and Edith (Brandon) McDonough.

Vernell McDonough was born March 30, 1919 in Monroe Co., Iowa and died June 10, 1993 in West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa. (his SS death index is listed as V. A. McDonough).

Vernell and Maxine's son David Chester McDonough was born November 18, 1942. Last known, he was living in Burleson, Texas.

Credit: DM Scott 
Family links: 
  David Gast (1853 - 1927)
  Matilda Emma Gast Gast (1874 - 1948)
  Chester Calvert (1903 - 1975)
  John Gast (1887 - 1941)**
  Pearl Mae Gast Witzel (1889 - 1948)**
  David Gast (1892 - 1964)**
  Ralph Vancleve Gast (1894 - 1954)*
  Katheryn E. Gast Calvert (1905 - 1963)
*Calculated relationship
Rock Falls Cemetery
Rock Falls
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa, USA
Created by: K. Pike
Record added: May 28, 2005
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Katheryn E. Coke <i>Gast</i> Calvert
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Katheryn E. Coke <i>Gast</i> Calvert
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- K. Pike
 Added: Aug. 8, 2012

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