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 Louise “Lois” <I>Benway</I> Eastburn

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Louise “Lois” Benway Eastburn

  • Birth 17 Oct 1903 Norwood, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 5 Nov 1942 Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Allerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 45537579

Published on November 19, 1942 in the "Chariton Patriot", newspaper for Chariton, Iowa

Mrs. Louise Eastburn

Louise H. Benway, daughter of H.L. and Myra Benway, was born at Norwood, Lucas county, Iowa, Oct. 17. 1902 and died at Iowa City Thursday, Nov. 5, 1942, aged 40 years and 29 days.
When ten years of age she moved to Allerton with her parents where she had lived since. She united with the Christian church at an early age, later uniting with the Methodist church in Allerton.
She was married to Glenn Eastburn July 16, 1924.
She was a member of the order of Eastern Star and of the American Legion Auxillary of Allerton. Members of both organizations attended the funeral in a body.
She is survived by her father and stepmother of Chariton; her mother, Mrs. Myra Oliver, of Fairfield; eight brothers and four sisters; Willard Benway, of Boiling, Ark.; Bud Benway, of Charleston, W. Va.; John Benway in the and Paul Oliver in the U.S. navy; Lester Benway and Mrs. Dorothy Merrill, of Ottumwa, Ia.; Mrs. Alice Wishart and Mayme, Rex, Harold and Harvey Benway of Chariton, Ia., and Mrs. Mable Conner, of Fall River, Nebr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Allerton Methodist church with the pastor, the Rev. S. P. Trostle, officiating. Burial was in the Allerton cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Louise “Lois” Benway Eastburn (17 Oct 1903–5 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45537579, citing Allerton Cemetery, Allerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jay Boone (contributor 46889203) .