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Anna Laura Buckingham Akes
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1899
Decatur City
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1992
Leon
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

Obituary in the Leon Journal-Reporter Wed, Nov. 4, 1992. Anna Laura
Akes, daughter of George McClellan and Cora Bell (Negley) Buckingham, was born
Jan. 17, 1899 in Decatur Co. Iowa, and died Oct. 26, 1992, at Westview Acres
Care Center in Leon, Iowa, age 93 years, 9 months and 9 days. Laura attended
school in Decatur County. On Nov 30, 1918 she was married to Warren Akes at
Garden Grove, Iowa. They were the parents of three sons; Dean, Harold and
Wayne. Warren and Laura lived in Decatur, LeRoy and Leon, Iowa. For many
years Laura ran a small restaurant in LeRoy. In 1949 they moved to Leon. She
lived in her home until April 1990 when she went to Westview Acres Care Center
at the age of 90. She was a member of the Leon Christian Church; a past member
of the Leon Social Club and a member of the Leon Garden Club. She enjoyed
flowers, gardening, crocheting and doing for others. Preceding her in death
were her parents; husband Warren, in 1961; three sisters; May Cox, Grace Scott
and Goldie Young; and five brothers; Bill, Oliver, Fred, Virgil and Walter
Buckingham. Surviving are sons; Dean and wife Lila, Leon, Iowa; Harold and
wife Virginia, Osceola, Iowa and Wayne and wife Marion, Osceola; granddaughter
Cheryl Dunlap and husband Glen, Island Lake IL; grandson Verle Akes and wife
Arlene, Sioux Falls, SD; two great grandchildren; Jennifer and David Akes;
nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
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  Warren Emmett Akes (1898 - 1981)
 
Burial:
Leon Cemetery
Leon
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Roberta
Record added: Jul 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54889504
Anna Laura <i>Buckingham</i> Akes
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Anna Laura <i>Buckingham</i> Akes
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