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John Wyant Axmear
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Birth: May 6, 1892
Keswick
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1962
Keswick
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA

John W. Axmear, 70, of Keswick, a retired farmer died at his home in Keswick at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, after an illness of several months.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church in Keswick, with the Rev. Dwight C. Donham in charge and burial was in Pleasant Grove cemetery, at Sigourney.

Mr. Axmear was born May 6, 1892, on a farm north of Keswick, the son of John and Codelia Wyant Axmear. His entire life was spent in the Keswick community.

He was married to Annabelle Needham of Sigourney, on January 4, 1921. They have made their home in the Keswick community since their marriage.

He was a member of the Methodist Church, he was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the White Shrine and the American Legion.

He served in the Army during World World I.

He is survived by his wife, Annabelle, two sisters, Mrs J. W. Sherwood of Sigourney and Mrs. John Rugg of Webster and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Dwight Bonham was organist, and singers were George Grove and Glenn Grove.

Pall bearers were Edgar Axmear, Dale Axmear, Alex Schmidt, Tunis DeBont and Leland Wilkins. The funeral arrangement was in charge of the Powell Funeral Home South English.

Sigourney Review
Publish Date: 10/13/1962


My sincere thanks to Netha Meyers Obituary Collection for this obituary.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Axmear (1850 - 1939)
  Cordelia Wyant Axmear (1855 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Annabelle Needham Axmear (1884 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Daughter Axsmear (____ - 1889)*
  Jennie Lulu Axmear Sherwood (1883 - 1974)*
  Etta Melissa Axmear Rugg (1885 - 1966)*
  Katherine Ann Axmear (1886 - 1924)*
  Clara Estella Axmear Jones (1890 - 1937)*
  John Wyant Axmear (1892 - 1962)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Sigourney
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 92 Iosbaker's Second Addition
 
Created by: Patty Wimpsett Killion
Record added: Feb 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47717608
John Wyant Axmear
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John Wyant Axmear
Added by: Patty Wimpsett Killion
 
John Wyant Axmear
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May you rest in peace my dear first cousin.
- Patty Wimpsett Killion
 Added: May. 23, 2012
 
 
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