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Charles Porter Hower
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1880
Lanark
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1961
Lanark
Carroll County
Illinois, USA

Charles Hower, 80, died Thursday at his home in Lanark.

Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Morris Amsrud, Rockford, and Mrs. Louis Maas, Downers Grove; a sister, Mrs. Hope Ulman, San Jose, Calif.; and a brother, Earl, Polo.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Frank Funeral Home, Lanark. Burial will be in Lanark Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight.


The Rockford Register-Republic
Rockford, Illinois
Friday, July 14, 1961
Page 10B


Charles Hower, 80, died Thursday in his home in Lanark.

Charles was born near Lanark, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hower. He married Anna Mest Jan. 3, 1906, in Mount Carroll. They farmed for several years before moving to Lanark where he entered the feed and grain business.

Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Morris Amsrud, Rockford, and Mrs. Louis Maas, Downers Grove; a sister, Mrs. Hope Ulman, San Jose, Calif.; and a brother, Earl, Polo.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Frank Funeral Home, Lanark. Burial will be in Lanark Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 7 to 9 o'clock Friday night.

The Rockford Morning Star
Rockford, Illinois
Friday, July 14, 1961
Page 6B

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Elizabeth Mest Hower (1883 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Beth D Hower Amsrud (1908 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lanark City Cemetery
Lanark
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ellen Kennedy
Record added: Oct 13, 2005
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Charles Porter Hower
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