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Levi Franklin "Frank" Ives
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1880
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1947
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Burl Ives Father Dies - Newton, IL. - Frank Ives, 67, of Hunt City near Newton, father of radio's ballad singer, Burl Ives, died today in a Chicago hospital. He had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Ives had been engaged in the manufacture of burial vaults in Jasper county for the last 25 years. He leaves his wife, Della, and the following children: Mrs. Audra Halterman, Villa Grove; Artie Ives, Newton; Mrs. Argola Walk, Arlington Heights; Clarence, Macomb; Mrs. Norma Gifford, Hunt City, and Burl, who makes his home in California, but who was at his father's bedside when he died. The body will be returned here for services and burial.

Decatur Herald, Decatur, IL, 2-18-1947 
Family links: 
  William Riley Ives (1832 - 1907)
  Charlotte Josephine Ordaway Ives (1839 - 1912)
  Cordellia White Ives (1882 - 1954)
  Audry Jane Ives Halterman (1899 - 1984)*
  Artie M. Ives (1901 - 1979)*
  Burl Icle Ives (1909 - 1995)*
  Lilburn V. Ives (1914 - 1916)*
  Sophronia Ann Ives Tolliver (1856 - 1941)*
  Levi Franklin Ives (1880 - 1947)
*Calculated relationship
Mound Cemetery
Hunt City
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Big Ern
Originally Created by: Ron Yates
Record added: Apr 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18941609
Levi Franklin Frank Ives
Added by: Ron Yates
Levi Franklin Frank Ives
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- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Sep. 7, 2016
You raised a fine family to be proud of. It has been my pleasure to visit the memorials of your family. Our family has enjoyed your son Burl's entertainment over the years--especially his Christmas albums & his talents as an actor. He should have WON AN A...(Read more)
- JoAnne Long
 Added: Jun. 7, 2016

- Theresa Williams
 Added: Dec. 26, 2014
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