Theodore Graves
 

Princeville Telephone, March 1956
Submitted by Mike McMullen 

 

Last Rites For Theodore Graves Are Held In Toulon

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at Kidd Funeral Home in Toulon for Theodore Parker Graves formerly of the Duncan community. Rev. E. B. Morton, pastor of the Toulon Methodist church, was in charge of the service.

Pallbearer were Edward Best, Earl Graves, Roy Whitten, Walter Reismeyer and Homer Graves. Burial was in the Springtown cemetery

Mr. Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Graves, was born near Duncan March 28, 1874. He passed away in a convalescent home in Toulon where he had been a patient for a week.

Mr. Graves attended rural schools near Duncan and followed farming as an occupation. He lived in the Duncan community his entire life except for about twenty years, which were spent near Winterset, Ia. The past nine years he had lived with his brother, Elza, near Princeville. He was a member of the MWA Duncan camp and the Methodist church.

He is survived by two brothers, Marion of Winterset, Ia., and Elza of Princeville; one sister, Mrs. Alice Best of Toulon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two brothers.

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Graves, Mrs. Irwin Edwards, Mrs. Mary Ham and Mrs. Edith Harnes of Peru, Ia., spent several days last week in the Elza Graves home and attended the service for Theodore Graves Thursday.


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