Bedford Times-Press (Bedford, Iowa)
Thursday April 8, 1954 p. 3
BLOCKTON — Mrs. Elmer West died after a long illness at the Grant City Nursing Home Monday night, March 29.
She was born August 20, 1882 in Taylor county, the daughter of William and Mary Younkin. Her early life was spent in Taylor County. After marriage, her life was spent in Worth county, Mo. She and her husband lived on a farm until 1923 when they moved to Grant City and remained there until the time of her death.
She is survived by her husband, Elmer E. [llsworth] West, one son Arthur West and wife of Wilmette, Ill.; two grandsons, Paul and David West; and one brother, Jesse Younkin of Bedford.
Burial was in the Platteville cemetery.
Elmer Ellsworth West
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