John Wesley Felkey

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John Wesley Felkey

  • Birth 6 Dec 1872 Armstrong, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 22 Jun 1934 Armstrong, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Armstrong, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 55381496

John Felkey Dies Friday
Armstrong Man Was in Local Hospital

Armstrong, June 25 – Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian church for John Wesley Felkey, 62, who died Friday [June 22, 1934] morning at 11:25 at the Coleman hospital at Estherville following an operation for ruptured appendix which he underwent on the Monday before.

John W. Felkey was born on a farm south of Armstrong Dec. 6, 1872, where he grew to manhood.

On April 3, 1901 he was united in marriage to Daisy Haworth. Four children were born to this union, Lucille who preceded her father in death five years ago and Roscoe and Irene at home and Mrs. Velma House of Waterloo.

Mr. and Mrs. Felkey made their home on a farm for awhile later moving to Armstrong where he was in the harness business and the past four years he has operated the Busy Bee restaurant. He leaves besides his wife and children his aged mother, Mrs. Mary Felkey who is 81 years old and 3 sisters and two brothers. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, June 26, 1934)

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John W. Felkey, 61, Is Buried
Armstrong Restaurant Owner is Survived by Wife and Three Children

Armstrong, June 26 – Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian church for John W. Felkey, 61, who died Friday after an operation for a ruptured appendix. Mr. Felkey had been in business here several years and the past four years owned and operated the Busy Bee restaurant. He leaves besides his wife, three children. Roscoe and Irene of Armstrong and Mrs. Velma House of Waterloo. (Mason City Globe Gazette, Mason City, IA, June 26, 1934)

Bio by: John Rueter


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  • Created by: RLM3
  • Added: 24 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55381496
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Felkey (6 Dec 1872–22 Jun 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55381496, citing Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by RLM3 (contributor 46928700) .