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Opal Verlee Nihart Barr
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Birth: May 4, 1907
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1954
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

The Burlington (IA) Hawk-Eye Gazette
Thursday, 9 September 1954

Mrs. Earl Barr
MOUNT PLEASANT Burns suffered last July 11 proved fatal to Mrs. Earl Barr, 47, who died in University hospitals, Iowa City, at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 8.
Mrs. Barr was burned when fluid from a cigarette lighter ignited her clothing.
Opal Verlee Nihart, daughter of William and Martha Dowell Nihart, was born near Mount Union on May 4, 1907, and spent most of her life in the Mount Pleasant vicinity. She is survived by her husband, Earl Barr, and two sons and two daughters: Jack E. Cantwell, Virgil E. and Mrs. Verlee and Joyce Elaine Barr, at home.
Also surviving are four brothers and two sisters: Clyde Nihart, Agency; William Nihart Fairfield; Glen and John Dale Nihart, both of Mount Pleasant and Mrs. Louise Ingall and Mrs. Nell Kemmery, both of Santa Monica, Calif., and two grandchildren
A daughter and three sisters died previously.
Last rites will be held at the Crane funeral home at 2 p. m. Saturday. The Rev. Donald Frank, pastor of the Pleasant Hill church, will officiate, and burial will be in Forest Home cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ellis Nihart (1860 - 1928)
  Martha Alice Dowell Nihart (1863 - 1939)
 
 Spouses:
  Gilbert Suckey Cantwell (1907 - 1972)
  Earl Paxton Barr (1912 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Jack Eugene Cantwell (1928 - 2013)*
  Joretta Joice Cantwell (1931 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Virginia (Vergie) Alice Nihart Shull (1882 - 1932)*
  Evelyn Louise Nihart Engle (1885 - 1968)*
  William Archie Nihart (1887 - 1961)*
  Nellie Avis Nihart Kemery (1889 - 1964)*
  Clyde Ellis Nihart (1891 - 1986)*
  Ora Hazel Nihart (1894 - 1895)*
  Glen M Nihart (1896 - 1975)*
  Jack Dale Nihart (1901 - 1962)*
  Opal Verlee Nihart Barr (1907 - 1954)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 3A Lot 162
 
Maintained by: M Diane Lindall
Originally Created by: Mo & Dave Gates
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59152538
Opal Verlee <i>Nihart</i> Barr
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Opal Verlee <i>Nihart</i> Barr
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