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 Iva Magdalene <I>Williams</I> Lanham

Iva Magdalene Williams Lanham

Marion, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Apr 1998 (aged 92)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block 13, Lot 4
Memorial ID 27444404 · View Source
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Iva Magdalene Lanham, daughter of Darius and Sarah (Thompson) Williams, was born on September 5, 1905, at Marion, Indiana. She passed away Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 92 years, 7 months and 6 days.

During Iva's lifetime she lived in Jonesboro, Indiana, Niles, Michigan, and Nelson, Nebraska. She attended school in Jonesboro, Niles and Summerville, Michigan.

She was a 50-year member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Nelson.

Iva was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. She was a lover of all animals, especially her cats.

Preceding her in death were her parents; four brothers, Larned, Walter, Verlin and Wayne; and one sister, Mary Johnson.

Survivors include one son, Robert Lanham and his wife Sharon of Lincoln, Nebraska; one daughter, Ricky Romero and her husband Romulo of Kansas City, Kansas; five grandchildren, Scott, Thomas, Erin, Elizabeth and Amy; five great grandchildren, Kristen, Starla, Denton, Michael and Alicia; one brother, Russell Williams and his wife Elinor of Niles, Michigan; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at 10 a.m., at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nelson, Nebraska, with David Ritter officiating. Music was "I Know Who Holds Tomorrow" and "How Great Thou Art" with Aleene Mills as soloist and Carlita Price as organist.

Pallbearers were Arnold Essink, Gary Culbertson, Royce Schott, Ward Chapman, Todd Bresette, Eddie Culberton and Don McCartney. Honorary bearers were Phillip Troudt, Ted Troudt and Lincoln Underwood. Interment was in the Nelson Cemetery.
Price Funeral Homes of Superior and Nelson were in charge of

Memorials may be given to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Nelson.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, April 16, 1998; pg. 4

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