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Raymond Lowrie Henderson
Birth: Oct. 20, 1905
Plover
Pocahontas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1983
Spencer
Clay County
Iowa, USA

OBITUARY:

Raymond Lowrie Henderson was born October 20, 1905 at rural Plover, Iowa. He was the son of James Penman and Eva Mae Harmon Henderson. He was educated in the Plover Schools and worked on the family farm after completion of school.

He married Margaret Myrlla Beaver-Crook, January 1, 1927 at Plover. They farmed in the Plover Area until 1956 when they moved to Emmetsburg. They ran the Lake View Nursing Home until 1959. Margaret died January 5, 1959. Raymond continued to live in Emmetsburg. On July 7, 1961, Raymond married Lucille Suiter at Emmetsburg. Later that year they moved back to Plover. Lucille died October 15, 1979, and Raymond continued to live in Plover. He died at the Spencer Hospital, after a brief illness, on Tuesday, August 23, 1983. He was a member of the Calvary Gospel Assembly Church in Esterville. Raymond was very active in church activities.

Surviving are his daughters, Mrs. Harold (Verdine) Wood, Emmetsburg; Mrs. Robert (Monna) Henderson, Havelock; Mrs. Eileen Babcock, Whittier,California; Mrs. William (Linda) Branch, Panama City, Florida; Mrs.Thomas (Virginia) Helleseth, Lebanon, MO; son, Robert,Havelock; Kenneth, Lebanon, MO; Ray, Des Moines; 24 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Julia Ruth, in 1950.

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Note: Verdine Wood & Monna Henderson are stepdaughters to Raymond and daughters of Raymond's 2nd wife, Lucille Suiter. Monna is also his daughter-in-law as she was married to Raymond's son, Robert, on November 11, 1956.


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In honor of his parent's on what would have been their 83rd Wedding Anniversary, Raymond & Margaret's son Kenneth James Henderson married his 2nd wife, Mary Ellen (Fallwell) Henderson, on January 1, 2010.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Penman Henderson (1871 - 1960)
  Eva May Harmon Henderson (1873 - 1917)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Myrlla Beaver-Crook Henderson (1905 - 1959)
  Lucille M. Suiter Henderson (1903 - 1979)
 
 Children:
  Ila Eileen Henderson Babcock (1928 - 1997)*
  Virginia Ellen Henderson Helleseth (1947 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  May Henderson (1902 - 1902)*
  Julia Ruth Henderson (1903 - 1953)*
  Raymond Lowrie Henderson (1905 - 1983)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Powhatan Cemetery
Plover
Pocahontas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 3-68-3
 
Maintained by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
Originally Created by: Paul & Sherida Hodel
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33599833
Raymond Lowrie Henderson
Added by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
 
Raymond Lowrie Henderson
Added by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
 
Raymond Lowrie Henderson
Added by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
 
 
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With gratitude for the spiritual heritage he left to our family. I love you, Dad.
- Kenneth James Henderson
 Added: Aug. 5, 2011
 
This page is sponsored by: Mary Fallwell Henderson

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