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 Carl Eugene Coonrod

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Carl Eugene Coonrod

  • Birth 7 May 1895 Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 23 Dec 1972 Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Saint Ansgar, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52216351


Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kearns Dykeman Chapel for Carl E. Coonrod, 77 of 400 Hartman Ave., who was found a suicide Saturday evening at his home. The Reverend Charles F. Jacobs, pastor of the First Congregational Church will officiate and burial will be in the St. Ansgar Cemetery.

He was born near Mason City on May 7, 1895, the son of Jess and Jesse Coonrod.

He married Margaret B. Cowell on October 13, 1923 near Mason City.

Mr. Coonrod was engaged in farming in the Rock Falls area for a number of years before coming to Waterloo in 1952. From 1954 until his retirement in 1960 he was employed as a cement finisher for Ziedler Concrete Products Co.

He was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers local 1091.

Survivors include his wife; one brother George of Manly; six** sisters: Mrs. Blanche Wyborney of Mason City, Mrs. Jeanette Ellis of Grinnell, Mrs. Bertha Hansen of Rock Falls, Mrs. Pearl Keeny of Mason City, Mrs. Ruth Jones of Hampton, and Mrs. May Riendel of Manly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son during World War II and two sisters.

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Tuesday, December 26, 1972]

**Note: The newspaper said "five" sisters, but six people were then listed in the article.

WWI Draft Registration Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa
June 5, 1915:
Carl Eugene Coonrod 22, single living in Rock Creek, IA; born May 7, 1895 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, I.A.; farmer working for J. E. Coonrod, father in Falls Twp.

SS Death Record: Carl Coonrod May 7, 1895-December 1972 last residence, Waterloo, Black Hawk, IA.

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  • Created by: DM Scott
  • Added: 10 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52216351
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Eugene Coonrod (7 May 1895–23 Dec 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52216351, citing Saint Ansgar Cemetery, Saint Ansgar, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by DM Scott (contributor 47110289) .