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 Bertha Elizabeth <I>Kehoe</I> Fox

Bertha Elizabeth Kehoe Fox

Death 6 Nov 1971 (aged 68)
Burial New Haven, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 40457927 · View Source
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m. Fox, Raymond C.
May 16 1923

Funeral services were held Monday morning for Mrs. Casper Fox, 68, a prominent woman of the New Haven and Osage communities, who died Saturday as the result of a malignancy.

Bertha Elizabeth Kehoe was born in Floyd county, Iowa, Aug. 8, 1903, the daughter of William and Concordia Daly Kehoe. She was graduated from St. Mary`s Academy in New Haven and taught rural school in Floyd County.

Mrs. Fox was a member of the North American Benefit Association Review 12 since 1927 and held many offices in this fraternal lodge; held offices at St. Peter`s Altar Society; organized the parish history which is displayed in the church; was active on the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (ACCW), served on Deanery committees and held many offices including that of Diocesan treasurer.

Mrs. Fox was active in the county 4-H organization and served as a 4-H leader. She was also active in the Farm Bureau Women`s organization and for many years was a member of the Mother`s club of S. Mary`s school in New Haven.
Mitchell County Press

"Funeral services were held November 8 for Mrs. Casper Fox, 68, a prominent woman of the New Haven and Osage communities, who died Saturday. The funeral Mass at St. Peter's church in New Haven was concelebrated by the Rev. Paul Evans, pastor, Msgr. Timothy J. Gannon of Dubuque, and the Rev. Duane Raftis, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic church in Osage. Burial was at St. Peter's cemetery, New Haven.

Surviving are her husband, Casper of Osage; a sister, Mrs. John Fox of New Haven; one brother, William Kehoe of Valley City, North Dakota; three daughters, Sister Bertha Mary Fox of Urbana, Illinois, Mrs. Don Janes of Richardson, Texas, Mrs. Edward Dunn of Red Wing, Minnesota; a son, David, of New Haven; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel."
------from the Diocesan paper, The Witness

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  • Created by: D. Fox Engelhardt
  • Added: 9 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40457927
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Elizabeth Kehoe Fox (8 Aug 1903–6 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40457927, citing Saint Peters Cemetery, New Haven, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by D. Fox Engelhardt (contributor 46907362) .