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 Levi Franklin “Frank” Ives

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Levi Franklin “Frank” Ives

  • Birth 19 Feb 1880 Clay County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 17 Feb 1947 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hunt City, Jasper County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 18941609

Burl Ives Father Dies - Newton, IL. - Frank Ives, 67, of Hunt City near Newton, father of radio's ballad singer, Burl Ives, died today in a Chicago hospital. He had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Ives had been engaged in the manufacture of burial vaults in Jasper county for the last 25 years. He leaves his wife, Della, and the following children: Mrs. Audra Halterman, Villa Grove; Artie Ives, Newton; Mrs. Argola Walk, Arlington Heights; Clarence, Macomb; Mrs. Norma Gifford, Hunt City, and Burl, who makes his home in California, but who was at his father's bedside when he died. The body will be returned here for services and burial.

Decatur Herald, Decatur, IL, 2-18-1947


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  • Maintained by: Big Ern
  • Originally Created by: Ron Yates
  • Added: 15 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18941609
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levi Franklin “Frank” Ives (19 Feb 1880–17 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18941609, citing Mound Cemetery, Hunt City, Jasper County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Big Ern (contributor 46620889) .