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Lola Blanche Henthorn Ferguson

  • Birth 17 Sep 1917 Trenton, Henry County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 25 Apr 2009 West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 36431417

Lola Ferguson
Lola Blanche Ferguson, 91, of Burlington died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Born Sept. 17, 1917, in Trenton, she was the daughter of Earl and Nettie Virginia Turner Henthorn. She married Chester Freeman. They later divorced. She then married Charles N. Ferguson. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Ferguson was a waitress at the Burlington Golf Club for 19 years, the Lincolnville Cafe for 12 years, and had worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant and the YWCA restaurant.

She was of the Baptist faith. She was a member of the Eagles Club and Moose Lodge Ladies' Auxiliaries. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Overhake and Janet Hall, both of Burlington; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Judy Oliver and Janet Sue Johnson, both of La Harpe, Ill.; one brother, Kenneth Henthorn of North Dakota; nieces; and nephews.

Besides both of her husbands, she was preceded in death by one great-grandchild, two sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Hass-Thielen Funeral Home, with family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The funeral for Mrs. Ferguson will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hass-Thielen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steven Parker officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for Sunnyside Avenue Baptist Church.


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  • Created by: No Reins
  • Added: 27 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36431417
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lola Blanche Henthorn Ferguson (17 Sep 1917–25 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36431417, citing Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by No Reins (contributor 46595053) .