|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1859|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1944|
The Laurens Sun, Laurens, Iowa, Thursday, 28 Sep 1944, Pages 1 & 8:
Rice Services Fri. At Funeral Home
Genial Pop-Corn Man Will Be Missed by the Laurens Community
Funeral services were held at the McKee Funeral Home at one o'clock Friday for Frank V. Rice, who was found dead at his home Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. C. V. Pence officiated at the service. Mrs. Vera Hansen, Mrs. Elmer Schlensig, Harry Lund and Elmer Larson accompanied by Mrs. Mae Clanton sang "Shall We Gather at the River," and "Nearer My God to Thee."
Burial was in the Laurens cemetery with F. G. Taylor, Fred Homuth, Harry Coleman, Ray Mather, Allen Burkholder and A. F. Tutt serving as pall bearers.
Frank V. Rice, son of Dr. Samuel B. and Rebecca Rice was born March 7, 1859, at Roseville, Ill., and passed away September 20, 1944 at the age of 85 years, six months and 13 days. (continued on last page)
He came to Prairie City, when a boy of ten and from there to Audubon where he was united in marriage to Miss Cora Elizabeth Fry, October 26, 1887. To this union were born two daughters and one son. They are Mrs. E. J. Strobel and Mrs. George Korrect, Laurens, and Ross V. Rice of Storm Lake.
From Adubon (sic) the family moved to Milford in 1909 and came to Laurens in 1927 where he lived for stome time on a farm near Laurens.
For several years he had run a pop corn stand in Laurens. He was a familiar figure, was always friendly and will be missed greatly.
He is survived by four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Two grandchildren are in the service of their country. One living sister lives at Cashmere, Wash.
Mr. Rice was a member of the Congregational church of Milford. He also had been a member of the Masonic lodge there as well as a member of the K. of P. lodge.
Samuel Barnabas Rice (1817 - 1899)
Rebecca Downing Rice (1820 - 1905)
Cora Elizabeth Fry Rice (1866 - 1949)
Lucelia Agatha Rice Sellman (1843 - 1918)*
Benton S. Rice (1847 - 1862)*
Frank V Rice (1859 - 1944)
Created by: Graham
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
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