Miles Sunter Alderson

Miles Sunter Alderson

Birth
Clayton County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Oct 1970 (aged 83)
Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
Burial Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 88984807 · View Source
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Son of John & Susannah (Carpenter) Alderson
Grandson of Thomas Sunter & Esther Mary (Gibson) Alderson


~OBIT~
Services Held for Miles Alderson
Miles S. Alderson, son of John and Susannah Carpenter, was born in Cox Creek Township, Clayton County on October 3, 1887. He received his education in the rural school. While a young man he worked two years in a general store in Osborne, also worked about two years in Colorado. He was united in marriage to Emma Meyer on January 4, 1911 in Strawberry Point at the home of Mrs. Alderson, sister and brother in-law Mr. and Mrs. George Baumgartner. The ceremony was performed by Rev. E. R. Pipper.
To this union two daughters were born.
Miles lived and farmed all his life in the Strawberry Pt. area. His main interests were his home, family and friends. He was always ready to lend a helping hand.
He was preceded in death by a grandson Gary Lewis, his parents, three sisters and four brothers. Survivors include, his wife Emma, two daughters Marcella (Mrs. Eldon Fenton) of Strawberry Point and Marvel (Mrs. Carl Lewis) of Gladstone, Oregon, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Miles has experienced failing health for several years. He was taken ill on the evening of October
25, he was taken to the Manchester hospital where he passed away on the afternoon of October 26, 1970.
He also enjoyed the many visits of his neighbors, friends and relatives. Services were held in the First Methodist Church of Strawberry Point of which he was a member.
Services were conducted by the Rev. F. W. Shreve. Pallbearers were Otto Behrens, Edward Farmer, Ed Farrell, James Stock, J. W. Jessen, Jerome Davis.

source: Clayton County Register/Journal, Oct. 26, 1970




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  • Created by: Preserving the Past
  • Added: 22 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88984807
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Miles Sunter Alderson (3 Oct 1887–26 Oct 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88984807, citing Strawberry Point Cemetery, Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Preserving the Past (contributor 47480910) .