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Christopher Holmes “Chris” Vandiver

Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Death 21 Jul 1961 (aged 63)
Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA
Plot Unknown - not in cemetery records
Memorial ID 86034619 · View Source
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married, son of Edward Vandiver and Frances Ann Fickel, husband of Detta Barnes Vandiver
d. cert 61-023875 indicates burial at Highland Park

1910 Washington census, Walla Walla County

Edward Vandiver Head M 56 Missouri
Frances Vandiver Wife F 48 Missouri
Rosa Vandiver Daughter F 18 Washington
Edith Vandiver Daughter F 15 Washington
Christopher Vandiver Son M 13 Washington

1930 Missouri census, Adair County

Edward Vandiver Head M 76 Missouri
Frances Vandiver Wife F 69 Missouri
Christopher Vandiver Son M 32 Washington
Edwin J Vandiver Son M 30 Washington
William Mohnen Grandson M 20 Washington
Bertha Hodge Granddaughter F 27 Washington
Anna L Hodge Granddaughter F 7 Missouri


Ill For Several Months; Funeral To Be Announced

Christopher Holmes (Chris) Vandiver, 63, of Kirksville died early this morning in a Kirksville hopital. He had been is [sic] failing health for several months.

He was born in Yakima, Wash. on December 9, 1897. He married Detta Barnes and to this marriage one daughter was born.

Surviving are his wife and daughter whose addresses are unknown; one brother, Ed Vandiver of the state of Washington and one niece, Mrs. Jesse (Bessie) Blacksmith of 316 E. Jefferson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

The body is at the Foster Memorial Home. Funeral services will be announced later.

Kirksville Daily Express
Kirksville, Missouri
July 21, 1961

Graveside Services For Chris Vandiver

Graveside services for Christopher ("Chris") Vandiver, 63, who died early Friday morning in a Kirksville hospital, will be held at two o'clock this afternoon in the Highland Park cemetery. The services will be conducted by C. E. Davis, pastor of the South Side Baptist church. The body will remain at the Foster Memorial Home until the service hour.

Kirksville Daily Express
Kirksville, Missouri
July 23, 1961

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 86034619
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Holmes “Chris” Vandiver (9 Dec 1897–21 Jul 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86034619, citing Highland Park Cemetery, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by NE MO (contributor 46863367) .