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Lester M Rafferty
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1898
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1960
Rochester
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Father: Ora Rafferty (1872-1930)
Mother: Martha Jane Hauk Rafferty (1872-1945)
Spouse: 1) Rae Livingston (1900-1988) 2) Belva McCormick (1885-1964)

Children:
Evelyn E Rafferty Brandlein (1948-1988)
Leland C "Red" Rafferty (1921-1982)
Charles Lee Rafferty (1925-1993)
Lester Rafferty Jr (1933-2006)

From Obituary:
"Lester M. RAFFERTY, 61, died Sept 6, 1960 in Methodist Hospital, Rochester, MN after a two-week illness. He underwent surgery a week ago. Born Sept 10, 1898 he lived in New Richmond and Linden communities before moving to Lafayette 15 years ago. He married Velva L. McCormick. Graduate of Wingate schools and employed by Purdue University. Prior to that was a guard at Michigan City and Putnamville State Prisons and worked one year at Alco during WWII at Lafayette. Was a member of the Elmdale Church and 25-year-member of New Richmond F & AM. Surviving are wife; 3 sons: Leland C; Charles L and Lester; a daughter, Mrs. Paul Brandlein; two sisters: Mrs. Anna Brennan and Mrs. Paul Hardin; 3 brothers, Leslie A; Clarence and Kenneth of Waveland. Funeral services were held at Heppensteel Funeral Home, Lafayette; graveside rites by F & AM in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. His brother, Harry was buried just a week before." (Source: http://history.cdpl.lib.in.us/waynetownmasonic.html) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ora Rafferty (1872 - 1930)
  Martha Jane Hauk Rafferty (1872 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Belva L McCormick Rafferty (1885 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Lester M Rafferty (1898 - 1960)
  Leslie A. Rafferty (1898 - 1969)*
  Charles Ottoway Rafferty (1899 - 1940)*
  Anna Rafferty Brennan (1902 - 1983)*
  Lawrence Ray Brown (1906 - 1980)*
  Harry D Rafferty (1909 - 1960)*
  Helen Vivian Rafferty Harden (1911 - 1999)*
  Clarence O Rafferty (1913 - 2000)*
  Kenneth Rafferty (1916 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waynetown Masonic Cemetery
Waynetown
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: AlaskaCarrie
Record added: Jul 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113471102
Lester M Rafferty
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