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Ethel Clare Scherer Finley
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Birth: May 19, 1883
Davis County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1964
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

Johnson Funeral Home Ottumwa, IA

Courtesy of the Ottumwa Courier

Mrs. Ethel Clare Finley of 817 Richmond died at her home Sat. at 9 p.m.

She was born May 19, 1883 in Davis Co. IA; the daughter of Martin and Frances Holtz Scherer. She was a former school teacher.

Her marriage to Charles Edwin Finley took place here Sep. 16, 1903. He died Aug. 5, 1938.

Surviving are two daughters; Miss Thelma Finley and Miss Margorie Finley, both at home; a brother Warren E. Scherer of Eldon; two sisters; Mrs. John Hicks of Green Sulphur Springs W. VA. and Mrs. Lawrence Hirl of Palisades, COL. She was preceded in death by a son Glen Charles on Jan. 24, 1954.

The service will be Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home with the Rev. David Ash; pastor of the Williard Street Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery. The casket will remain closed at the beginning of the service. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Holtz (1828 - 1906)
  Mary Benning Holtz (1828 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Edwin Finley (1879 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Glen Charles Finley (1906 - 1954)*
  Thelma Ethel Finley (1908 - 1981)*
  Mildred Marjorie Finley (1913 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Elizabeth Holtz Rambo (1856 - 1889)*
  Frances Holtz Scherer (1858 - 1927)*
  Ethel Clare Scherer Finley (1883 - 1964)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shaul Cemetery
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Forest Lawn-Lot 11
 
Created by: IRISH EYES ARE SMILING
Record added: Dec 15, 2013
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Ethel Clare <i>Scherer</i> Finley
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Ethel Clare <i>Scherer</i> Finley
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 Added: Dec. 15, 2013
 
 
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