|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1884|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 1946|
Earl C. Conway, 62, retired Burlington railroad engineer, died at his home, 413 West Howard street at 6 p.m. Monday after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at the Immaculate conception Catholic church here at 9:30 a. m. Thursday. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Vitus Stoll will conduct the services. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. the body was taken home this afternoon where the Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Earl C. Conway was born in Nodaway, August 23, 1884. He was the son of James and Margaret Conway. He came to Creston in 1905 and joined the ranks of the Burlington railroad employees here in 1906. His first job with the railroad was with the bridge gang, but in December, 1906 he was hired as a fireman.
He was married at corning September 11, 1907, to Rose Devers, who survives him. Conway worked nearly 10 years as a fireman but became an engineer in December, 1916, and remained at the throttle of Burlington locomotives until his retirement in October, 1941.
During world War I, Mr. Conway was fuel supervisor here. At the time of his death he was a member of the Creston city zoning commission. He was a member of the Immaculate conception Catholic church.
He is survived, in addition to his widow, by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Olson of Des Moines and Mrs. Heather Idzal of Sioux City; one son, Paul Conway of Creston; four grandchildren; and a brother Frank Conway of Nodaway.
Rose A Devers Conway (1888 - 1972)*
Plot: Lot 55 Space 5
Created by: SPC
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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