Sunday, November 7, 2010

Owen Sedgwick, 1879-1961

Daily Iowegian - 18 September 1961
  Owen Sedgwick, 82, of Davenport and formerly of this community passed away Saturday at Davenport.
  Mr. Sedgwick was born Jan. 1, 1879 at Walnut City, Iowa, the son of B. F. and Catherine Sedgwick. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian.
  Surviving are two daughters, Kathryn Hymes of Davenport and Vera Stephenson of Burlington, four sons, Carol and Winifred of Davenport, Harold of Des Moines and Forrest of Shoup, Idaho; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Hill and Fredricks Mortuary in Davenport. Graveside services will be held at the Jerome Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Orval Walker officiating. For further information friends may call the Johnson Funeral Home.\
  The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution of this obituary to The Jerome Journal by Gary Craver of Centerville IA.

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