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Amer Cody
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Birth: May 9, 1898
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 17, 1959
Rochester
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Published by the Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa

Amer Cody, 61, Prominent Fenton Resident, Passes

Fenton -- Funeral services are being held this afternoon (Thursday) for Amer Cody, 61, who died Sunday shortly after 6 p.m. at the Methodist hospital in Rochester, Minn. Mr Cody had suffered a stroke on May 11 and was taken to Rochester at that time. He had been suffering from asthma for about two years.

Services are at St. John Lutheran church at Depew with the
Rev. Oliver Johnson officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran cemetery.

Amer Cody was born May 9, 1898 in Palo Alto County, the son
of Peter and Annie Christian Cody. He attended the Cylinder
School and Waldorf College at Forest City.

February 8, 1921, he was united in marriage to Duella Finnestad at Ruthven, Iowa. Mr Cody farmed until two years ago, when his son Gerald took over the farming operation. However, Mr and Mrs Cody continued to live at the farm home.

Mr Cody is a veteran of World War I, having served in the Marines.

Mr Cody is survived by his wife, and five children: Gerald
at home, (Dorothy) Mrs Harvey Nelson of Sioux Falls, S.D.;
(Beverly) Mrs Lawrence Mueller of rural Fenton; Betty, who
teaches at Sioux Falls, S.D.; LaVonne, attending Concordia College at Moorehead, Minn.

Also surviving are six grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs
Lehan Ryan of Des Moines and Mrs Mac McLeskey of Los Angeles, Calif. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter A Cody (1863 - 1954)
  Annie Christian Cody (1869 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Duella Finnestad Cody (1898 - 1985)*
 
 Children:
  Gerald Wayne Cody (1923 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amer Cody (1898 - 1959)
  Theodore R. Cody (1900 - 1956)*
  Hannah Marie Cody Ryan (1902 - 1999)*
  Minette Cody McLeskey (1904 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Cylinder
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: J Ryan
Record added: Apr 10, 2008
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Amer Cody
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Amer Cody
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Amer Cody
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