John Drees


John Drees

Roselle, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Jan 1966 (aged 68)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Carroll, Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 75227373 View Source

From the January 17, 1966, edition of the Carroll (IA) Times Herald

John C. Drees

John C. Drees, 68, former Carroll County resident, died at 8 am Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Little Sisters of the Poor rest home in Kansas City, Mo., where he had lived for the about 8 1/2 years. He had been in failing health for two months.

Requiem mass will be read at 9:30 am Wednesday in St. Lawrence Church in Carroll by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry B. Karhoff. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, with nephews as pallbearers.

Friends may call after 7 pm Monday at the Twit Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited Monday at 8 pm and Tuesday at 9 and 8 pm.

Mr. Drees, son of Henry Sr. and Anna Fangman Drees, was born at Roselle Dec. 27, 1897. He received his education at Roselle and farmed the home place until his mother died in 1953. His father died in 1933.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Jan (Evelina) Nosal, Columbus, Ohio; Mrs. Frank (Rose) Wittrock, Halbur; and Mrs. Frank Cecelia (Kraus), Wall Lake; and two brothers, Louis W. Drees, Carroll; and Edward Drees, Exira.

Three sisters and three brothers preceded him in death: Mrs. Frank Dentlinger, Mrs. Joe Snyder, Mrs. August Wittrock, Henry, Richard and Joe Drees.


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