|Birth: ||Jan. 11, 1892|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1966|
Iowa Pvt Co F 313 Ammo Train WWI
Adams County Free Press
Thursday, October 27, 1966
Harvey DeWees, youngest son of Charles B. and Emma Johnson DeWees, was born in Morgan County, Ohio, January 11, 1892 and passed away at the Crest Nursing Home at Creston October 23, at the age of 74 years, 9 months and 12 days. After the death of his mother, he was brought to Quincy, Iowa, where he was reared by his Grandmother DeWees and he attended the Quincy Grade School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican Border incident, and was a veteran of World War I. Following his military service, he was united in marriage to Etta Thompson. Preceding him in death were his mother, father, stepmother, sister, brother, two half-sisters and one half-brother. He is survived by two half-sisters, Mrs. Velma Cretors of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Harry Greenfield of Corning; three half-brothers, Clarence DeWees of Knoxville; Ralph DeWees of Holdren, MO and George of Corning. Harvey worked as foreman for the Highway Commission in Corning for many years, but had made his home in Creston since 1953.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Roland Funeral Home in Corning, conducted by Joe Cook and Quincy Post 117. Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dr. M. T. Jennings, Lloyd Leonard, Ralph Leckliter, Paul Johnston, Francis Roland and Floyd Westlake.
Note: obituary courtesy of contributor, "Carole"
Charles Baron Dewees (1861 - 1947)
Harvey H Dewees (1892 - 1966)
Velma Dewees Porter (1906 - 1988)*
Bertha Greenfield (1907 - 1998)*
George Raymond Dewees (1910 - 1974)*
Earnest LaVern Dewees (1914 - 1943)*
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Sep 06, 2010
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