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 John Merrill Boone

John Merrill Boone

Birth
Creighton, Knox County, Nebraska, USA
Death 28 Jan 1968 (aged 86)
Mount Vernon, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Burial Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 79572021 · View Source
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John M. Boone, 86, rural Coggon resident for the past 75 years, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, 1968, at Mt Vernon nursing home, where he had been cared for since thursday.
Mr. boone was the son of Charles and Mary Merrill Boone and was born Jan 3, 1882 at Creighton, Neb. He married to Muriel Joslin at Ehler, IA on Dec 25, 1907. He farmed most of hi8s life in the Coggon area. He was a member of the Coggon Methodist and a 60 year member of Mecca Lodge No. 523, A.F. & A.M. of Coggon.
Surviving are his wife, 2 sons, Leonard and Gerald, both of Coggon, 2 Grandchildren Mrs Terry (Dorothy) Knapp of Coggon and Lyle Boone of Ft Bliss, Texas and two great-grandchildren, Tony and Denise Knapp.
He was preceded in death by a brother and sister, who died in infancy.
Services will be held at 1:30 Thursday afternoon at the Coggon Methodist church with the Rev. P. Boyd Mather in charge. Mrs Floyd Kurth, organist. Interment will be in Hickory Grove cemetery near Quasqueton. Masonic memorial services will be held in the church. The casket bearers are Ralph DeBoise, Orvie McCright, Roy Crosby, Bob Trumbull, William Lenox and Norman Henderson.
Friends may call at the Murdoch Funeral Home in Coggon after 10:00 A.M. Wednesday (Coggon News Feb 1, 1968)


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  • Created by: Evelyn Evans
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79572021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Merrill Boone (3 Jan 1882–28 Jan 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79572021, citing Hickory Grove Cemetery, Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Evelyn Evans (contributor 46929020) .