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 Bert Sanford Purinton

Bert Sanford Purinton

Death 28 Mar 1976 (aged 76)
Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 92760459 · View Source
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Note: 1st Wife was Esther Trusty-married March 1923.

Waterloo Courier, March 29, 1976, page 5

Services for Bert S. Purinton, 76, of 242 Madison St., will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Memories West with burial in the Garden of Memories.

Mr. Purinton died at Allen Memorial Hospital at 7:03 p.m. Sunday of complications of a heart ailment.

The Eagles will conduct services at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and friends may call after noon Tuesday.

He was born Jan. 2, 1900, in Waterloo, son of Sidney and Mary Harden Purinton. He married Bernice Waugh Jan 1, 1957, in Waverly.
He served with the Army during World War II, and was employed at Black's department store maintenance department,retiring in 1965.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Harper of 824 W. Seventh St., Cedar Falls; a stepdaughter Verdun Ellifson of Overland Park, Kan.; and two sons, Ted of
Angels Camp, Calif., and Chester of Chicago, Ill.

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  • Created by: Laurie Charles Bowman
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92760459
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bert Sanford Purinton (2 Jan 1900–28 Mar 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92760459, citing Garden Of Memories, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Laurie Charles Bowman (contributor 47249992) .