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 Harry Carey Logan

Harry Carey Logan

Polk County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Aug 1969 (aged 48)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Monee, Will County, Illinois, USA
Plot Christus Section: 192-C; space 1
Memorial ID 7877760 · View Source
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♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ MY HERO, MY DAD ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

Harry was the oldest child of six children born to Adrian C. Logan and his wife, Ethel M. Carey. Harry was a PFC in US Army during World War II. He was inducted on February 28, 1943 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Harry was a demolition expert and served in the European Theatre. He received many medals including the French Cross. Harry married Nancy Jane Pierce; the third of eight children born to H. H. "Harry" Pierce, Sr. and his wife, E. "Irene" Hanes. Harry and Nancy celebrated their wedding on September 8, 1945 in Richton Park (Cook County), Illinois. Harry and Nancy were troop leaders in the Boy Scouts for many years. Harry also served as scouting commissioner for the Calumet Region. They had eight living children; seven sons and one daughter. Harry worked for the Illinois Central Railroad for almost twenty-five years. He was an electrician and carpenter, also. Harry enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hiking, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed reading "Zane Grey Westerns" and watching the Chicago Blackhawks hockey games. Harry was 48 years, 10 months and 27 days old when he died.

US CENSUS: Year; 1930 - Population; State of Iowa; County of Pocahontas; Cummins Township Roll: T626-673; Page 4B: Individual: Logan, Harry C. Age: 9 Birthplace: none listed Relationship: Son

MILITARY RECORDS: DOD certificate of Honorable Discharge: ID# 37691413; Ft.Sheridan, Illinois Title code: 078 (4-97.010) Electrician - CO B 1259 ENGR

CHURCH RECORDS: Marriage Records: St. Paul's Evg. & Ref. Lutheran Church; Richton Park, Illinois officiated by Rev. H. P. Bloesch, Pastor

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Marriage Certificate #1866434: Illinois - Cook County

DEATH RECORDS: Death Certificate# 624242: Cook County, Illinois

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Hirsch (formerly Spindler & Koelling) Funeral Homes at 1340 Otto Boulevard in Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411

OBITUARY NOTICE: Chicago Heights Star; Chicago Heights, Illinois; article dated August 21 1969. " . . . Funeral services were held Tuesday for Harry C. Logan, 22116 Richton Road, Richton Park, who died Saturday at Illinois Central hospital in Chicago. . . . He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Logan of Havelock, Iowa; his wife, Nancy; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Adams of Matteson; seven sons, Mark in the U. S. Air Force, Richard in the U. S. Army; Henry, Sam, Warren, Robert Lee and James of Richton Park; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Mae Schuller of Lawrens (should be Laurens), Iowa; four brothers, Darius and Richard of Havelock; Daniel of Powell, Wyo., and Garth of Fairbanks, Alaska, and three grandchildren."
"If you have a Dad, cherish him with care;
For you never know the heartache,
till you see the empty chair."

♥♥ Thanks to all who stop to read about my Dad. I enjoy your kind words and tokens left for him. God Bless. ♥♥

Travis Q. Adams 1971-1971

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Carey Logan (19 Sep 1920–16 Aug 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7877760, citing Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Will County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by M. Richards (contributor 46590027) .