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Elmer Ellsworth Rock
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1890
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1950
Morning Sun
Louisa County
Iowa, USA

OBIT: Elmer Elsworth Rock, 59, of 2025 College avenue, who for many years as employed in Paulsen's barber shop, 2106 East Eleventh street, Davenport, died at 8:10 A.M. today in his home following a long illness. A resident of Davenport the last 18 years, Mr. Rock was born Nov. 23, 1890 in Morning Sun, Iowa. He married Ruth Glick in Davenport Sept. 30, 1936. He was a member of St. Paul's English Lutheran church and the Iowa Rock Hound club. Survivors include his wife, a son; Richard Rock, Phoenix, Arizona, two daughters; Mrs. Esther Rickmann, Phoenix, and Mrs. Esther Brandt, Davenport; six sisters, Mrs. O. E. Sutclisse, Clarksville, Iowa; Mrs. L. E. Smith, National City, Calif.; Mrs. Fred Keck, Hollywood, Calif.; Mr. F. G. Lambert and Mrs. J. A. Liggett, both of Phoenix, and Lora Rock, Morning Sun, Iowa and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1:30 P.M. Monday in the Everson and Anderson funeral home with the Rev. J. A. Miller officiating. Mrs. William Kniegge sang. Burial was in Memorial Park cemetery. Davenport Democrat January 5, 1950 Morning Sun News Herald - front page. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Bower Rock (1839 - 1922)
  Martha Frances Worden Rock (1848 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Olivette Bennett Rock Polk (1895 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Esther Frances Rock Erwin (1915 - 1998)*
  Richard A Rock (1919 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lorina Rock (1867 - 1956)*
  Curtis Elvin Rock (1870 - 1896)*
  Mary Ellis Rock Sutcliffe (1872 - 1951)*
  Vira Jane Rock Keck (1874 - 1956)*
  Robert Howard Rock (1878 - 1943)*
  Emma Ray Rock Liggett (1888 - 1957)*
  Elmer Ellsworth Rock (1890 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davenport Memorial Park
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: familyroots♡
Record added: Jun 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20104041
Elmer Ellsworth Rock
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: May. 9, 2013

- familyroots♡
 Added: Jan. 29, 2008
 
 
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